No common name, cochlicellid snails - Cochlicella spp.
Effective: August 19, 2014
Stylommatophora : Helicidae, Hygromidae
Pest Code (NAPIS):
This pest is a member of the following lists:
These Approved Methods are appropriate for:
2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Cochlicella unifasciata can act as an intermediate host the trematode Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Rudolphi) Looss, which could potentially infect humans and other animals.
Cochlicella acuta and C. barbara are known to be intermediate hosts of nematodes and trematodes which infect man and domestic animals. Cochlicella acuta is an intermediate host of both Müllerius capillaris (Müller) and Cystocaulus ocreatus Davtian, lung worms of sheep. Cochlicella barbara can act as an intermediate host for Protostrongylus rufescens (sheep lungworm).
Plant Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:
Not known to vector any pathogens or other associated organisms.