Hygromiid snails - Monacha sp./spp.
EEffective: November 6, 2020
Stylommatophora : Helicidae, Hygromidae
Pest Code (NAPIS):
This pest is a member of the following lists:
These Approved Methods are appropriate for:
2023, 2022, 2021, 2020
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Monacha cantiana can vector Brachylaimus sp. (trematodes) which may infect mammals or birds.
Monacha cartusiana can serve as an intermediate host for Dicrocoelium dendriticum (lancet liver fluke), Mï¿½llerius capillaris (sheep and cattle lungworm), Prostrongylus rufescens (sheep lungworm), and Taenia bothrioplitis (a cestode).
Monacha syriaca can serve as an intermediate host for Protostrongylus rufenscens (sheep lungworm).
Plant Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:
Not known to vector any pathogens or other associated organisms but damage may lead to invasion by secondary pests.