: a genus of East Asian freshwater snails (family Bulimidae) including important intermediate hosts of the Chinese liver fluke

Word History


New Latin, from para- entry 1 + Fossarulus genus of snails, diminutive of Late Latin fossarius fossor

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“Parafossarulus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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