Impact of a short-time exposure to different temperatures on wakening time of Vertigo antivertigo (Draparnaud, 1801) (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata: Vertiginidae)
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Department of General Zoology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Submission date: 2021-05-05
Final revision date: 2021-07-02
Acceptance date: 2021-07-18
Online publication date: 2021-08-20
Publication date: 2021-08-20
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Zofia Książkiewicz-Parulska   

Department of General Zoology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
Folia Malacol. 2021;29(3):186–189
I checked experimentally how a short-time exposure to different temperatures: 1 °C, 24 °C and 34 °C in a high humidity affects wakening time of Vertigo antivertigo (Draparnaud). The snails were exposed to experimental conditions for 48 hours (each snail in a separate test tube, provided with food and a source of calcium). After that time, all the individuals were transferred to room temperature (24 °C) for counting the time needed for wakening. The shortest wakening time was noted for snails kept at 1 °C, the longest – for snails kept at room temperature of 24 °C.
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