volume 97, issue 4, P379-382 2007
DOI: 10.1590/s0073-47212007000400004
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Abstract: ABSTRACT. Evaluation of local effects of mangrove species on the distribution of Melampus coffeus (Gastropoda, Ellobiidae) in Ceara, northeastern Brazil. Melampus coffeus (Linnaeus, 1758) is a pulmonate, macrodetritivore gastropod, important in energy flows in Neotropical mangroves, but its distribution in different spatial scales is still unknown in Brazil. The objective of this study was to evaluate the distribution of M. coffeus: 1) among the mangrove trees Rhizophora mangle Rhizophoraceae and Laguncularia…

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