عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: Identification of Land molluscs as possible vectors of snail-transmitted parasitic diseases.
Proposal: Cross-sectional study.
Animals: Snails and slugs.
Procedure: Searching molluscs by hands and naked eyes; garden spade; and sieving litters and sands during july 1999-March 2001. Shells and spirited molluscs were transferred into the jars enclosing a stripe of tracing paper lablled with locality, data of collection and name of collector by a pencil. Shells and spirited animals examined under dissecting microscope.
Results: Thity-two snails and 2 slugs were collected during mollusc survey. Cochlicella acuta was found to be new species for Golestan province; and Iran.
J.Fac. Vet.Med.Univ.Tehran. 60,1:31-36,2005.