Variability of species of the Lima§ genus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pulmonata, Limacidae) molluscs of the fauna of Ukraine

T. Chernyshova

Zhytomyr National Agroecological University
7, Stary Blvd, Zhytomyr 10008, Ukraine

As a result of the complex analysis biokhimiko-genetic, morphological and anatomic signs of four species of the Lima§ genus of the fauna of Ukraine, accurate differences between them according to allozymic ranges and morphometric parameters were established. On the one hand distribution of populations of the studied types into three accurate clusters both behind genetic distances and behind set of morphological signs testifies to morphological heterogeneity of L.ácinereoniger about difficult structure of the Lima§ genus which needs further studying.

Keywords: slugs, allozymic ranges, electrophoresis

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