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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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Abranchus (Johansson, 1896) accepted as Oceanobdella (Caballero, 1956) (source of synonymy)
Acanthobdella livanowi (Epshtein, 1966) (basis of record)
Acanthobdellidea (basis of record)
Aestabdella (Burreson, 1976) (basis of record)
Aestabdella abditovesiculata (Moore, 1952) (basis of record)
Aestabdella caeca (Kaburaki, 1921) (basis of record)
Aestabdella platycephali (Ingram, 1957) (basis of record)
Arctobdella branchiarum (de Silva & Kabata, 1961) accepted as Hemibdella branchiarum (de Silva & Kabata, 1961) (additional source)
Arhynchobdellida (basis of record)
Austrobdella (Badham, 1916) (basis of record)
Austrobdella anoculata (Moore, 1940) (status source)
Austrobdella bilobata (Ingram, 1957) (additional source)
Austrobdella californica (Burreson, 1977) (additional source)
Bathybdella (Burreson, 1981) (basis of record)
Beringobdella (Caballero, 1974) (additional source)
Beringobdella rectangulata (Levinsen, 1881) (additional source)
Carcinobdella (Oka, 1910) accepted as Notostomum (Levinsen, 1882) (additional source)
Crangonobdella achmerovi (Borovitzkaia, 1949) accepted as Platybdella fabricii (Malm, 1863) (additional source)
Crangonobdella murmanica (Selensky, 1914) accepted as Platybdella fabricii (Malm, 1863) (additional source)
Cryobdella chilensis (Moore, 1940) (additional source)
Euhirudinea (basis of record)
Glyptonotobdella (Sawyer & White, 1969) (additional source)
Glyptonotobdella antarctica (Sawyer & White, 1969) (additional source)
Hemibdella (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863. Revised) (additional source)
Hemibdella rapax (Verrill, 1873) (additional source)
Hemibdella soleae (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863) (additional source)
Heptacyclus virgatus (Oka, 1910) (additional source)
Hirudinea (additional source)
Hirudinidae (Whitman, 1886. Revised) (basis of record)
Hirudiniformes (basis of record)
Hirudo Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Ichthyobdella (Oka, 1910, 1931) accepted as Beringobdella (Caballero, 1974) (additional source)
Limnotrachelobdella amurensis (Epshtein, 1964) accepted as Taimenobdella amurensis (Epshtein, 1964) (basis of record)
Limnotrachelobdella okae (Moore, 1924) (basis of record)
Limnotrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) (basis of record)
Makarabdella (Richardson, 1959) (basis of record)
Makarabdella manteri (Richardson, 1959) accepted as Bdellamaris manteri (Richardson, 1959) (additional source)
Malmiana (Strand, 1942) accepted as Heptacyclus (Vasileyev, 1939) (additional source)
Malmiana nuda (Richardson, 1970) accepted as Malmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) accepted as Heptacyclus brunneus (Johansson, 1896) (source of synonymy)
Malmiana philotherma (Sawayer, Lawler & Overstreet, 1975) accepted as Janusion philotherma (Sawayer, Lawler & Overstreet, 1975) (additional source)
Malmiana virida (Burreson, 1977) accepted as Janusion virida (Burreson, 1977) (additional source)
Marsipobdella (Moore, 1952) (basis of record)
Marsipobdella sacculata (Moore, 1952) (basis of record)
Mooreobdellina Epshtein, 1972 (basis of record)
Mysidobdella (Selensky, 1927) (additional source)
Mysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) (basis of record)
Mysidobdella oculata (Selensky, 1927) accepted as Mysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) (basis of record)
Myzobdella (Leidy, 1851) (additional source)
Notobdella (Benham, 1909) (basis of record)
Notobdella nototheniae Benham, 1909 (additional source)
Notostomobdella (Moore & Meyer, 1951) accepted as Notostomum (Levinsen, 1882) (additional source)
Notostomobdella cyclostoma (Johansson, 1898) accepted as Notostomum cyclostomum (Johansson, 1898) (additional source)
Notostomum laeve (Levinsen, 1882) (additional source)
Oceanobdella (Caballero, 1956) (additional source)
Oceanobdella blennii (Knight-Jones, 1940) (additional source)
Oceanobdella microstoma (Johansson, 1896) (additional source)
Oceanobdella pallida (Burreson, 1977) (additional source)
Oceanobdella sexoculata (Malm, 1863) (basis of record)
Ostreobdella papillata (Burreson, 1977) (additional source)
Ottoniobdella (Moore & Meyer, 1951) accepted as Malmiana (Strand, 1942) accepted as Heptacyclus (Vasileyev, 1939) (source of synonymy)
Oxytonostoma typica Malm, 1863 (basis of record)
Ozobranchus Quatrefages, 1852 (basis of record)
Phyllobdella (Moore, 1939) (basis of record)
Phyllobdella maculata (Moore, 1939) (basis of record)
Piscicola Blainville, 1818 (additional source)
Piscicola elegans (Blanchard, 1896) accepted as Limnotrachelobdella okae (Moore, 1924) (basis of record)
Piscicolaria (Whitman, 1889) (basis of record)
Piscicolidae (Johnston, 1865. Revised) (basis of record)
Platybdella (Malm, 1863) (basis of record)
Platybdella buccalis (Nigrelli, 1946) accepted as Oceanobdella sexoculata (Malm, 1863) (source of synonymy)
Platybdella inexpectata (Ringuelet, 1981) (additional source)
Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Pterobdella (Kaburaki, 1921) (additional source)
Rhynchobdellida (basis of record)
Sanguinothus (de Silva & Burdon-Jones, 1961) accepted as Crangonobdella (Selensky, 1914) (additional source)
Sanguinothus pinnarum (de Silva & Burdon-Jones, 1961) accepted as Platybdella pinnara (de Silva & Burdon-Jones, 1961) (additional source)
Trachelobdella kolleri (Diesing, 1850) accepted as Trachelobdella lubrica (Grube, 1840) (basis of record)
Trachelobdella kowalewskyi (Selensky, 1915) accepted as Limnotrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) (basis of record)
Trachelobdella selenskyi (Vasileyev, 1939) accepted as Limnotrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) (basis of record)
Trachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) accepted as Limnotrachelobdella okae (Moore, 1924) (basis of record)
Trulliobdella (Brinkman, 1947) (basis of record)
Antarctica for Austrobdella translucens (Badham, 1916) 
Arctic Ocean for Mysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) 
Arctic Ocean for Notostomum (Levinsen, 1882) 
Argentina for Cryobdella patagonica (Ringuelet, 1945)  (doubtful)
Australian Exclusive Economic Zone for Austrobdella translucens (Badham, 1916) 
California for Marsipobdella sacculata (Moore, 1952) 
Celtic Sea for Oceanobdella blennii (Knight-Jones, 1940) 
Chile for Cryobdella chilensis (Moore, 1940)  (doubtful)
China for Limnotrachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) 
East Pacific for Bathybdella sawyeri (Burreson, 1981) 
Equatorial zone for Trachelobdella lubrica (Grube, 1840) 
Hawaii for Aestabdella (Burreson, 1976) 
Hawaii for Aestabdella abditovesiculata (Moore, 1952) 
Japan for Trachelobdella sinensis (Blanchard, 1896) 
Mediterranean Sea for Hemibdella soleae (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863) 
Mexico for Myzobdella patzcuarensis (Caballero, 1940) 
New South Wales for Austrobdella translucens (Badham, 1916) 
New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone for Makarabdella manteri (Richardson, 1959) 
North America for Myzobdella lugubris (Leidy, 1851) 
North Atlantic for Malmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) 
North Atlantic for Malmiana nuda (Richardson, 1970) 
North Atlantic for Malmiana scorpii (Malm, 1863) 
North Atlantic for Platybdella anarrhichae (Diesing, 1859) 
North East Atlantic for Hemibdella soleae (van Beneden & Hesse, 1863) 
North East Pacific for Malmiana virida (Burreson, 1977) 
North Greenland for Austrobdella anoculata (Moore, 1940) 
North Pacific for Beringobdella (Caballero, 1974) 
North Pacific for Beringobdella rectangulata (Levinsen, 1881) 
North Pacific for Malmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) 
North Pacific for Malmiana nuda (Richardson, 1970) 
North Pacific for Malmiana scorpii (Malm, 1863) 
North Pacific for Notostomum cyclostomum (Johansson, 1898) 
North Pacific for Ostreobdella (Oka, 1927) 
North West Pacific for Heptacyclus virgatus (Oka, 1910) 
South America for Myzobdella platensis (Cordero, 1933) 
South America for Myzobdella uruguayensis (Mañé-Garzón & Montero, 1977) 
South California for Austrobdella californica (Burreson, 1977) 
South Orkney Island for Glyptonotobdella antarctica (Sawyer & White, 1969) 
Subantarctic New Zealand for Notobdella nototheniae Benham, 1909 
Tasmania for Aestabdella platycephali (Ingram, 1957) 
Tasmania for Austrobdella bilobata (Ingram, 1957) 
Victoria (Australian state) for Austrobdella bilobata (Ingram, 1957) 
Western Australia (state) for Cryobdella michaelseni (Johansson, 1911)  (doubtful)
Western United States for Aestabdella (Burreson, 1976) 
Western United States for Aestabdella abditovesiculata (Moore, 1952) 
Western United States for Ostreobdella papillata (Burreson, 1977) 
German Egel for Hirudinea




































 Additional information

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]

 Biology

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

 Biology

aquatic and amphibious [details]

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associated with oysters and Octopus [details]

 Biology

congenitor of Hemibdella soleae [details]

 Biology

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

 Biology

host diverse teleosts [details]

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host diverse teleosts [details]

 Biology

host Notothenia [details]

 Biology

host of type species: skate Raia [details]

 Biology

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

 Biology

permanent parasites of freshwater turtle, Geoclemys reevesii [details]

 Biology

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

 Biology

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

 Biology

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

 Biology

type species parasitic on teleost Barbus [details]

 Biology

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

 Biology

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

 Biology

type species parasitic on teleost Barbus [details]

 Biology

type species permanent parasite on Myoxocephalus spp. [details]

 Distribution

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

 Distribution

Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

 Distribution

Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

 Distribution

Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

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boreal north Pacific [details]

 Distribution

Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico [details]

 Distribution

central and south California [details]

 Distribution

east Africa to east coast Indian Ocean [details]

 Distribution

equatorial world-wide [details]

 Distribution

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

 Distribution

India n. comb. [details]

 Distribution

Lake Tanganyika [details]

 Distribution

Lake Tanganyika [details]

 Distribution

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

 Distribution

Natal [details]

 Distribution

New England, n. comp. [details]

 Distribution

north Atlantic [details]

 Distribution

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

 Distribution

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

 Distribution

Subantarctic islands of New Zealand [details]

 Distribution

warmer parts of Pacific [details]

 Distribution

warmer parts of Pacific [details]

 Ecology

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

 Habitat

brackish and freshwater Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

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]

 Habitat

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

 Morphology

size large, 50-60 mm [details]

 Taxonomic remark

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

 Taxonomic remark

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

 Taxonomic remark

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

 Taxonomic remark

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

 Taxonomic remark

monotypic with Beringobdella rectangulata [details]

 Taxonomic remark

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

 Taxonomic remark

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

 Taxonomy

monotypic with Bathybdella sawyeri [details]