Structure of Arion subfuscus complex (Gastropodà, Arionidae) from the Right Bank Polissya and Forest-Steppe

A. Garbar, N. Kadlubovska, D. Garbar

Ivan Franko State University of Zhytomyr
40, Great Berdychivska St., Zhytomyr 10008, Ukraine

A. subfuscus complex in the territory of Right Bank Polissya and Forest-Steppe is represented by A. fuscus species, which characterized by a small dark-colored gonad. Two groups of reproductively isolated genetic forms is identified by the variability of nonspecific esterases: A. fuscus-A and A. fuscus-B. Group of A. fuscus-A comprises 2 genotypes and A. fuscus-B – 6 genotypes.

Keywords: Arion subfuscus sensu lato, allozyme variability of esterase, genetic structure of populations

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