WoRMS taxon details

Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758)

116986  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:116986)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
(ofHirudo muricata Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
WoRMS (2018). Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=116986 on 2018-02-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2013-04-08 01:59:45Z
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original description  (ofHirudo muricata Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Llewellyn, L. C. (1966). Pontobdellinae (Piscicolidae : Hirudinea) in the British Museum (Natural History) with a review of the subfamily. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Zool.), 14(7), 389-439. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source van der Land, J. (2001). Hirudinea, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 234-235 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Sawyer, R.T. (1986). Leech biology and behaviour. Vol. II. Feeding biology, ecology, and systematics. Clarendon Press. 375 p. [details]   

basis of record  (ofHirudo muricata Linnaeus, 1758) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofHirudo muricata Linnaeus, 1758) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology known vector for Trypanosoma raiae to skate host Raia spp;
type species parasitic on skates Raia and rays Torpedo [details]

Ecology host species of rays and sometimes plaice [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch roggenbloedzuiger  [details]
Swedish taggvårtiga spoligeln  [details]