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Molluscs of El Hatillo Municipality, Miranda, Venezuela


This list of non-marine molluscs of El Hatillo Municipality, Miranda, Venezuela shows that El Hatillo Municipality has a rich mollusk fauna. The municipality is land-locked therefore there are no saltwater mollusks. This list includes only terrestrial gastropods, in other words land slugs and land snails; whether there are any freshwater species of snails and clams is not yet recorded. The non-marine mollusk fauna contains 38 species that have been reported in the specialized literature and by observation in the territories of the municipality.

El Hatillo Municipality consists of urban and rural areas:

The urban areas are: El Hatillo town, El Calvario, La Lagunita, Alto Hatillo La Boyera, Las Marias, Oripoto, Los Pomelos, Los Naranjos, Los Geranios, La Cabana, Cerro Verde, Llano Verde, Colinas, Vista El Valle, and Los Olivos y El Cigarral.

The rural areas are: La Union, Corralito, Turgua, La Hoyadita, Sabaneta, La Mata, Caicaguana, and Los Naranjos y Altos de Halcon.

Gastropods

Family Helicinidae

genus Helicina

* Species Helicina spp.

Family Ampullariidae

genus Marisa

* Marisa cornuarietis Linnaeus, 1858

genus Pomacea

* Pomacea glauca Linnaeus, 1856

* Pomacea bridgesii - introduced

* Pomacea canaliculata - introduced

* Pomacea haustrum - introduced

Family Neocyclotidae

genus Poteria

* Poteria fasciatum

* Poteria translucida (Sowerby 1843)

Family Pachychilidae

genus Pachychilus

* Pachychilus laevisimus

Family Thiaridae

genus Tarebia

* Tarebia granifera - introduced

genus Melanoides

* Melanoides tuberculata - introduced

* Melanoides sp. - introduced

Family Lymnaeaidae

genus Lymnaea

* Lymnaea columellaris Say, 1817

* Lymnaea cubensis Pfeifer, 1839

Family Planorbidae

genus Helisoma

* Helisoma duryi - introduced

genus Taphius

* Taphius glabratus

Family Physidae

genus Aplexa

* Aplexa rivalis

Family Achatinidae

genus Achatina

* Achatina fulica - introduced

Family Arionidae

genus Arion

* Arion subfuscus (Draparnaud)

Family Orthalicidae

genus Eudolichotis

* Eudolichotis distorta

* Eudolichotis euryomphala

genus Plekocheilus

* Plekocheilus marmoratus

genus Orthalicus

* Orthalicus maracaibensis

Family Camaenidae

genus Labyrinthus

* Labyrinthus plicatus

* Labyrinthus umbrus Thompson, 1957

Family Helicidae

genus Helix

* Cepaea hortensis - introduced

* Cepaea nemoralis - introduced

* Helix aspersa Muller, 1799 - introduced

* Helix pomatia Linnaeus, 1758 - introduced

Family Agriolimacidae

genus Deroceras

* Deroceras laeve

Family Strophocheilidae

genus Megalobulimus

* Megalobulimus oblongus

Family Subulinidae

genus Lamellaxis

* Lamellaxis micra

genus Leptinaria

* Leptinaria lamellata

* Leptinaria unilamellata

genus Subulina

* Subulina octona

Family Succineidae

genus Omalonyx

* Omalonyx pattersonae Tillier, 1981

genus Succinea

* Succinea sp.

Family Veronicellidae

genus Vaginulus

* Vaginulus occidentalis

References

ARIAS, S. 1952: Algunos moluscos de la Region Baruta El Hatillo. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle. XII(31):45-65.

ARIAS, S. 1959: Arion subfructus (Draparnaud) , un molusco paleartico adaptado en Venezuela. Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle. 19(52):23-26.

BAKER, H. B. 1923: The mollusca collected by the University of Michigan-Willianson Expedicion in Venezuela. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan. N 137.

BAKER, H. B. 1924: Land and freshwater mollusk of the dutch leeward islands. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan. N 152.

BAKER, H. B. 1925: The mollusca collected by the University of Michigan-Willianson Expedition in Venezuela. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan. N 156.

BAKER, H. B. 1926: The mollusca collected by the University of Michigan-Willianson Expedition in Venezuela. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan. N 167.

BAKER, H. B. 1927: The mollusca collected by the University of Michigan-Willianson Expedition in Venezuela. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan. N 182:1-53.

BAKER, H. B. 1930: The mollusca collected by the University of Michigan-Willianson Expedition in Venezuela. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan. N 210

ERNST, A. 1976: Enumeracion sistematica d las especies de moluscos terrestres y de agua dulce halladas hasta ahora en los alrededores de Caracas y demas partes de la Republica. Apuntes estadisticos del Distrito Federal. p:77-85.

FERNANDEZ, J. 1982: Contribucion al conocimientos de la babosas y sietecueros que causan dano a la agricultura en Venezuela. Revista de la Facultad de Agronomia. XII(3-4):353-386.

HAAS, F. 1962: Caribbean land molluscs: Bubulinidae and Oleacinidae. Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. XIII(58):49-60.

LUTZ, A. 1928: Moluscos de agua dulce recogidos y observados en Venezuela. En: Estudios de zoologia y parasitologia venezolana. Rio de Janeiro-Brasil.

MARTENS, E. V. 1873. ''Die Binnenmollusken Venezuela's. In: Festschrift zur Feier des hundertjahringen Bestehens der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin, vol. Reichert, K. B. ed.,157-225.

MARTINEZ E, R. 1991: Nota acerca de la presencia de la babosa Omalonyx(O.) pattersonaeTillier, 1081 de Venezuela. Acta Biologica Venezuelica. 14(2):65-69.

MARTINEZ E, R. y MARTINEZ M, E. 1997: Nota acerca de la Achatina(Lissaachatina) fulica. Peligroso caracol africano (Pulmonata Achatinidae) Introducido en Venezuela. Acta Biologica Venezuelica. 17(1):37-40

MARTINEZ E, R. y MIRANDA, R. 1968: Aspectos de la reproduccion en pulmonados del area metropolitana de Caracas. En: Estudios de Caracas Ecologia Vegetal y Fauna. Universidad Central de Venezuela. Caracas - Venezuela. 2 volumenes.

TELLO, J. 1968: Historia Natural de Caracas. Ediciones del Consejo Municipal del Distrito Federal. Caracas Venezuela.

WENZ, W. 1959: Gastropoda. Gebruder Borntrager. Berlin Germany. 3 Volumenes.

Cartographies References

BLANCO D, A. y FUENTES, R. S/F. El Hatillo destino ecoturistico para observadores de aves. IATURH. Caracas - Venezuela

REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA. 1964: Caracas''. Direccion de Cartografia Nacional. Hoja 6847. Escala 1: 100000.

External links

[[:es:Moluscos del Municipio El Hatillo|Venciclopedia:Moluscos del Municipio El Hatillo.]]

Municipio El Hatillo. 2004: Datos de Interes.

Apple snail Apple snail Web Site. 2007

Buro de Convenciones y visitantes de Venezuela. 2002: Las Cuevas del Indio en El Cafetal PARQUES / Un oasis natural citadino.

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moluscos_del_Estado_Falcon

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