WoRMS taxon details

Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
(of Hirudo muricata Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
WoRMS (2021). Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=116986 on 2021-10-16
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description  (of Hirudo muricata Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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]
English skate leechray leech  [details]
German Rochenegel  [details]
Swedish taggvårtiga spoligeln  [details]