Achatina fulica (giant African land snail).
Overview Origin Achatina fulica is originally from East Africa. Life Cycle Achatina fulica, is one of the largest land snails in the world.It can grow up to 8 in. (20.3 cm) long and over four inches in diameter. The brownish shell consists of seven to nine whorls that cover half or more of the swollen body whorl.
Species. Species within the genus Achatina include:. Achatina achatina Linnaeus, 1758 or giant African snail, Agate Snail or Ghana Tiger Snail, from Western Africa (Liberia through Nigeria) grows to be the largest land snail on Earth.; Achatina albopicta E. A. Smith,1878 - along the coast of Kenya and Tanzania.; Achatina allisa Reeve, 1849; Achatina balteata Reeve, 1849 - Cameroon to Central.
Achatina fulica (Ferussac, 1821) Espesye sa hilahila nga una nga gihulagway ni Ferussac ni adtong 1821 ang Achatina fulica. Ang Achatina fulica sakop sa kahenera nga Achatina sa kabanay nga Achatinidae. Pagka karon wala pay siak nga nalista ubos niini niya.
Ecological aspects of Achatina fulica Braz. J. Biol., 68(4): 837-842, 2008 839 abundance before and after the clearance, using the catch per unit effort method. We also calculated the difference between these means, using the Student’s t-test with a 95% confidence interval. 3. Results Achatina fulica was mainly found in the urban area.
Achatina fulica feeds on a wide variety of crop plants and may present a threat to local flora. Populations of this pest often crash over time (20 to 60 years) and this should not be percieved as effectiveness of the rosy wolfsnail (Euglandina rosea) as a biocontrol agent. Natural chemicals from the fruit of Thevetia peruviana have activity against A.
Achatina fulica in uska species han Gastropoda nga syahan ginhulagway ni ferussac hadton 1821. An Achatina fulica in nahilalakip ha genus nga Achatina, ngan familia nga Achatinidae. Waray hini subspecies nga nakalista. Mga kasarigan. 2.0 2.1; Mga sumpay ha gawas.
Baby Achatina Fulicas snails have a growth rate of about 10mm a month, but by 6 months of age they should have a shell length of around 3.5cm or 35mm. The average shell length for an Achatina Fulica is 5-10cm when an adult. Giant land snails never stop growing, although the older they are the slower their rate of growth will be.