First record of Aylacostoma francana (Ihering, 1909) (Gastropoda, Thiaridae) in Minas Gerais state, Brazil

Lucas Rezende Penido Paschoal



Aylacostoma francana (Ihering, 1909) is a species of freshwater snail belonging to the family Thiaridae with distribution currently restricted to São Paulo state, southeastern Brazil. This paper aims to report the first record of the species in Minas Gerais state. Possible means of introduction, as well as some characteristics of this species and new areas of occurrence, are discussed herein.


Accidental introduction; Aylacostoma francana; Native mollusk

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