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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 116986

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClitellata (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHirudinea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuhirudinea (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobdellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPiscicolidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontobdellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontobdella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontobdella muricata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontobdella Leach, 1815
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontobdella Leach, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHirudo muricata Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorroggenbloedzuiger  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortaggvårtiga spoligeln  [details]
Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast North Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Feedingtype  parasitic: ectoparasitic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (202 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology known vector for Trypanosoma raiae to skate host Raia spp;
type species parasitic on skates Raia and rays Torpedo [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcology host species of rays and sometimes plaice [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pontobdella muricata (...

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:116986
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2013-04-08 01:59:45Z  changed  Kolb, Jürgen
  
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  Citation: Kolb, J. (2014). Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=116986 on 2014-12-25
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