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Table 1 Abundance and frequency of occurrence (%) of the freshwater snail species in aquatic habitats located in the Ethiopian Rift Valley

From: Environmental and biotic factors affecting freshwater snail intermediate hosts in the Ethiopian Rift Valley region

Family Genus Species Tropical rainy climate zone
(N = 89)
Warm temperate climate zone
(N = 85)
Overall
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Planorbidae Biomphalaria B. sudanica 105 (26) 80 (21) 185 (24)
B. pfeifferi 252 (47) 143 (25) 395 (36)
Bulinus Bu. globosus 638 (33) 217 (58) 855 (45)
Bu. forskalii 16 (1) 2 (2) 18 (2)
Bu. truncatus 24 (4) 17 (6) 41 (5)
Lymnaeidae Lymnaea L. truncatula 384 (51) 23 (9) 407 (30)
L. natalensis 118 (36) 464 (53) 582 (44)
Physidae Physa Physa sp.   204 (11) 204 (5)
Ancylidae Ferrissia Ferrissia sp.   7 (1) 7 (1)
Burnupia Burnupia sp.   6 (2) 6 (1)