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Sawyer, R.T. (1986). Leech biology and behaviour. Vol. II. Feeding biology, ecology, and systematics. Clarendon Press. 375 p.
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Sawyer, R.T.
1986
Leech biology and behaviour. Vol. II. Feeding biology, ecology, and systematics
Clarendon Press. 375 p.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbranchus (Johansson, 1896) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanobdella (Caballero, 1956) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthobdella livanowi (Epshtein, 1966) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthobdellidea (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella (Burreson, 1976) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella abditovesiculata (Moore, 1952) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella caeca (Kaburaki, 1921) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella platycephali (Ingram, 1957) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctobdella branchiarum (de Silva & Kabata, 1961) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibdella branchiarum (de Silva & Kabata, 1961) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArhynchobdellida (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella (Badham, 1916) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella anoculata (Moore, 1940) (status source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella bilobata (Ingram, 1957) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella californica (Burreson, 1977) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybdella (Burreson, 1981) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBeringobdella (Caballero, 1974) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBeringobdella rectangulata (Levinsen, 1881) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinobdella (Oka, 1910) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotostomum (Levinsen, 1882) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrangonobdella achmerovi (Borovitzkaia, 1949) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybdella fabricii (Malm, 1863) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrangonobdella murmanica (Selensky, 1914) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybdella fabricii (Malm, 1863) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryobdella chilensis (Moore, 1940) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuhirudinea (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptonotobdella (Sawyer & White, 1969) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptonotobdella antarctica (Sawyer & White, 1969) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibdella (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863. Revised) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibdella rapax (Verrill, 1873) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibdella soleae (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptacyclus virgatus (Oka, 1910) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirudinea (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirudinidae (Whitman, 1886. Revised) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirudiniformes (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirudo Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIchthyobdella (Oka, 1910, 1931) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBeringobdella (Caballero, 1974) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotrachelobdella amurensis (Epshtein, 1964) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaimenobdella amurensis (Epshtein, 1964) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotrachelobdella okae (Moore, 1924) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakarabdella (Richardson, 1959) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakarabdella manteri (Richardson, 1959) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBdellamaris manteri (Richardson, 1959) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana (Strand, 1942) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptacyclus (Vasileyev, 1939) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana nuda (Richardson, 1970) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptacyclus brunneus (Johansson, 1896) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana philotherma (Sawayer, Lawler & Overstreet, 1975) accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanusion philotherma (Sawayer, Lawler & Overstreet, 1975) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana virida (Burreson, 1977) accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanusion virida (Burreson, 1977) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarsipobdella (Moore, 1952) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarsipobdella sacculata (Moore, 1952) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMooreobdellina Epshtein, 1972 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysidobdella (Selensky, 1927) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysidobdella oculata (Selensky, 1927) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella (Leidy, 1851) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotobdella (Benham, 1909) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotobdella nototheniae Benham, 1909 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotostomobdella (Moore & Meyer, 1951) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotostomum (Levinsen, 1882) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotostomobdella cyclostoma (Johansson, 1898) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotostomum cyclostomum (Johansson, 1898) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotostomum laeve (Levinsen, 1882) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanobdella (Caballero, 1956) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanobdella blennii (Knight-Jones, 1940) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanobdella microstoma (Johansson, 1896) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanobdella pallida (Burreson, 1977) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanobdella sexoculata (Malm, 1863) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstreobdella papillata (Burreson, 1977) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOttoniobdella (Moore & Meyer, 1951) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana (Strand, 1942) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptacyclus (Vasileyev, 1939) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxytonostoma typica Malm, 1863 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOzobranchus Quatrefages, 1852 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobdella (Moore, 1939) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobdella maculata (Moore, 1939) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPiscicola Blainville, 1818 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPiscicola elegans (Blanchard, 1896) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotrachelobdella okae (Moore, 1924) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPiscicolaria (Whitman, 1889) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPiscicolidae (Johnston, 1865. Revised) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybdella (Malm, 1863) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybdella buccalis (Nigrelli, 1946) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanobdella sexoculata (Malm, 1863) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybdella inexpectata (Ringuelet, 1981) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterobdella (Kaburaki, 1921) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobdellida (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSanguinothus (de Silva & Burdon-Jones, 1961) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrangonobdella (Selensky, 1914) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSanguinothus pinnarum (de Silva & Burdon-Jones, 1961) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybdella pinnara (de Silva & Burdon-Jones, 1961) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachelobdella kolleri (Diesing, 1850) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachelobdella lubrica (Grube, 1840) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachelobdella kowalewskyi (Selensky, 1915) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachelobdella selenskyi (Vasileyev, 1939) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotrachelobdella okae (Moore, 1924) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrulliobdella (Brinkman, 1947) (basis of record)
Antarctica for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella translucens (Badham, 1916) 
Arctic Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) 
Arctic Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotostomum (Levinsen, 1882) 
Argentina for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryobdella patagonica (Ringuelet, 1945)  (doubtful)
Australian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella translucens (Badham, 1916) 
California for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarsipobdella sacculata (Moore, 1952) 
Celtic Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceanobdella blennii (Knight-Jones, 1940) 
Chile for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryobdella chilensis (Moore, 1940)  (doubtful)
China for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnotrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) 
East Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybdella sawyeri (Burreson, 1981) 
Equatorial zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachelobdella lubrica (Grube, 1840) 
Hawaii for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella (Burreson, 1976) 
Hawaii for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella abditovesiculata (Moore, 1952) 
Japan for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) 
Mediterranean Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibdella soleae (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863) 
Mexico for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella patzcuarensis (Caballero, 1940) 
New South Wales for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella translucens (Badham, 1916) 
New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakarabdella manteri (Richardson, 1959) 
North America for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella lugubris (Leidy, 1851) 
North Atlantic for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) 
North Atlantic for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana nuda (Richardson, 1970) 
North Atlantic for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana scorpii (Malm, 1863) 
North Atlantic for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybdella anarrhichae (Diesing, 1859) 
North East Atlantic for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibdella soleae (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863) 
North East Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana virida (Burreson, 1977) 
North Greenland for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella anoculata (Moore, 1940) 
North Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBeringobdella (Caballero, 1974) 
North Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBeringobdella rectangulata (Levinsen, 1881) 
North Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) 
North Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana nuda (Richardson, 1970) 
North Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalmiana scorpii (Malm, 1863) 
North Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotostomum cyclostomum (Johansson, 1898) 
North Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstreobdella (Oka, 1927) 
North West Pacific for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptacyclus virgatus (Oka, 1910) 
South America for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella platensis (Cordero, 1933) 
South America for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella uruguayensis (Mañé-Garzón & Montero, 1977) 
South California for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella californica (Burreson, 1977) 
South Orkney Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptonotobdella antarctica (Sawyer & White, 1969) 
Subantarctic New Zealand for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotobdella nototheniae Benham, 1909 
Tasmania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella platycephali (Ingram, 1957) 
Tasmania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella bilobata (Ingram, 1957) 
Victoria (Australian state) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrobdella bilobata (Ingram, 1957) 
Western Australia (state) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryobdella michaelseni (Johansson, 1911)  (doubtful)
Western United States for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella (Burreson, 1976) 
Western United States for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAestabdella abditovesiculata (Moore, 1952) 
Western United States for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstreobdella papillata (Burreson, 1977) 
Acanthobdella (Grube, 1851) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic
Beringobdella (Caballero, 1974) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Gadus macrocephalus Tilesius, 1810
Beringobdella rectangulata (Levinsen, 1881) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Gadus macrocephalus Tilesius, 1810
Hemibdella (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863. Revised) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic
Heptacyclus virgatus (Oka, 1910) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Myoxocephalus stelleri Tilesius, 1811
Limnotrachelobdella amurensis (Epshtein, 1964) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Hucho Günther, 1866
Makarabdella manteri (Richardson, 1959) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic
Malmiana (Strand, 1942) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Myoxocephalus Tilesius, 1811
Malmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Myoxocephalus Tilesius, 1811
Malmiana nuda (Richardson, 1970) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic
Mysidobdella (Selensky, 1927) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Neomysis americana (S.I. Smith, 1873)
Mysidobdella (Selensky, 1927) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Mysis Latreille, 1802
Mysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Neomysis americana (S.I. Smith, 1873)
Mysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Mysis Latreille, 1802
Notobdella (Benham, 1909) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Notothenia Richardson, 1844
Piscicola elegans (Blanchard, 1896) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Hypophthalmichthys Bleeker, 1860
Platybdella pinnara (de Silva & Burdon-Jones, 1961) adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic
Pontobdellinae Llewellyn, 1966 parasitic: ectoparasitic
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirudinea
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acanthobdellids are permanent parasites of cold-water fish, especially salmonids and thymallids; Acanthobdella ... [details]

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apparently allied to brackish water species of Calliobdella [details]

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Argentina and Sandwich Islands (Ringuelet, R.A. (1972). Algunos hirudineos del Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de ... [details]

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congenitor Platybdella inexpectata ? [details]

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congenitor to Cryobdella levigata [details]

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congenitor to Cryobdella levigata [details]

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congenitor to Myzobdella lugubris [details]

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congenitor to Myzobdella lugubris [details]

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congenitor to Myzobdella lugubris [details]

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congenitor to Notostomum laeve [details]

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congenitor to Platybdella anarrhichae [details]

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congenitor to Platybdella anarrhichae [details]

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congenitor to Platybdella anarrhichae [details]

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n. comb. Iceland [details]

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permanent parasites on teleosts; in brackish water associated with crabs onto which it deposits cocoon [details]

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Antarctic type species permanently associated with and apparently feeding on giant isopod Glyptonotus antarcticus [details]

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aquatic and amphibious [details]

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associated with oysters and Octopus [details]

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congenitor of Hemibdella soleae [details]

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endemic to Lake Baikal (Epstein 1973; Lukin 1976) [details]

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host diverse teleosts [details]

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host diverse teleosts [details]

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host Notothenia [details]

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host of type species: skate Raia [details]

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known vector for Trypanosoma raiae to skate host Raia spp; type species parasitic on skates Raia and rays Torpedo [details]

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permanent parasites of freshwater turtle, Geoclemys reevesii [details]

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strictly freshwater species, normally found on carp, inside gill-cover [details]

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type species parasitic on Neomysis americanus and Mysis spp.  [details]

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type species parasitic on Raia radiata (Selensky 1915, erroneously as Johanssonia arctica: Epshtein 1968), Sawyer p.669 [details]

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type species parasitic on teleost Barbus [details]

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type species parasitic in gill chamber of monkfish Leptoscopus sp. [details]

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type species parasitic on Neomysis americanus and Mysis spp. [details]

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type species parasitic on teleost Barbus [details]

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type species permanent parasite on Myoxocephalus spp. [details]

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appears confined to Kamchatka Peninsula in extreme eastern Siberia [details]

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Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

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Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

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Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

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boreal north Pacific [details]

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Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico [details]

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central and south California [details]

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east Africa to east coast Indian Ocean [details]

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equatorial world-wide [details]

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Galapagos Rift, east Pacific in deep water to 2447 m [details]

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India n. comb. [details]

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Lake Tanganyika [details]

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Lake Tanganyika [details]

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large, often over 100 mm; Arctic and adjacent areas [details]

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Natal [details]

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New England, n. comp. [details]

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north Atlantic [details]

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once from western and southern Europe to the Ural mountains and the countries bordering the northeastern ... [details]

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once widely distributed but today uncommon to rare in temperate Europe from Britain to Altai Mountains in ... [details]

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Subantarctic islands of New Zealand [details]

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warmer parts of Pacific [details]

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warmer parts of Pacific [details]

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typically permanent parasites on elasmobranchs, marine (Sawyer, 1986, p.669) [details]

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brackish and freshwater Platybdellinae [details]

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brackish and freshwater Platybdellinae [details]

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freshwater [details]

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marine [details]

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marine [details]

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marine [details]

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marine [details]

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marine [details]

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marine [details]

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marine [details]

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marine Platybdellinae [details]

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marine Platybdellinae [details]

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marine Platybdellinae [details]

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marine Platybdellinae [details]

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marine Platybdellinae [details]

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marine Platybdellinae [details]

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marine Platybdellinae [details]

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typically a small pond with muddy substrate and edged with littoral vegetation (Sawyer, 1986, p. 573) [details]

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size large, 50-60 mm [details]

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Abranchus (Johansson, 1896) synonym in part (preoccupied) to Malmiana (Strand, 1942) as well as Oceanobdella ... [details]

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congenitor to Acanthobdella peledina (Grube, 1851) [details]

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inadequately distinguished from Trulliobdella which as far as known it closely resembles [details]

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inadequately distinguished from Trulliobdella which as far as known it closely resembles [details]

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monotypic with Beringobdella rectangulata [details]

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monotypic: Phyllobdella maculata (Moore, 1939), Lake Tanganyika [details]

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position as Platybdellinae uncertain (Sawyer, 1986, p.667) [details]

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monotypic with Bathybdella sawyeri [details]