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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2015, Vol. 2 Issue 6, Part A

Anatomy of digestive tract of the Indian garden slug, Laevicaulis alte (Férussac, 1822)

Author(s):

Shri Prakash, Ashok Kumar Verma, BP Mishra

Abstract:
Observations of the anatomy of digestive tract (alimentary canal) of the Indian garden slug, Laevicaulis alte (Férussac, 1822) were made during 2013-2014. Present study emphasizes the anatomical studies on alimentary canal of the slugLaevicaulis alte in relation to its feeding habit. These slugs were recovered from local gardens of Kulbhaskar Ashram P.G. College Allahabad. The said slug belongs to class: Gastropoda, order: Systellommatophora and family: Veronicellidae. This slugLaevicau­lis alte is thought to be of African origin, but has been intro­duced to southern Asia, Australia and many Pacific islands [1].

Pages: 38-40  |  981 Views  33 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Shri Prakash, Ashok Kumar Verma, BP Mishra. Anatomy of digestive tract of the Indian garden slug, Laevicaulis alte (Férussac, 1822). Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2015;2(6):38-40.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies