melanoid

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melanoid

[′mel·ə‚nȯid]
(medicine)
Dark-colored; resembling melanin.
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Metacercariae of Centrocestus formosanus (Nishigori, 1924) (Trematoda) in freshwater fishes in Mexico and their transmission by the thiarid snail Melanoides tuberculata.
Habitat preference of freshwater snails in relation to environmental factors and the presence of the competitor snail Melanoides tuberculatus (Muller.
He also assigned Macrocheilus subcorpulentis to Sphaerodoma Keyes, 1889 = Strobeus deKoninck, 1881, and Polyphemopsis melanoides to Bulimorpha Whitfield, 1882
Two introduced species of snails, Terebia granifera and Melanoides tuberculatus (Prosobranchia: Thiaridae) were discovered in Bexar and Comal counties in the mid 1960s (Murray, 1964).
Egg masses of Mollusca from Mediterranean waters of Israel and notes on reproduction of the freshwater species Theodoxus jordani and Melanoides tuberculata.
Melanoides tuberculata) and suitable vertebrate intermediate (fish) and reservoir hosts (fish-eating birds, dogs, cats, pigs) for FZTs are common in this country (1,4,11,19,21).