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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella (Leidy, 1851) 
AphiaID: 160300

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 editorPlatybdellinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella lugubris (Leidy, 1851)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybdellinae Epshtein, 1970
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIllinobdella (Meyer, 1940) (synonym)
Sources  basis of record ITIS database, available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella lugubris (Leidy, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella patzcuarensis (Caballero, 1940)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella platensis (Cordero, 1933)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzobdella uruguayensis (Mañé-Garzón and Montero, 1977)
Environment brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional information permanent parasites on teleosts; in brackish water associated with crabs onto which it deposits cocoon [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat brackish and freshwater Platybdellinae [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:160300
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Date   action   by
2005-05-31 07:42:56Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2014-05-13 23:39:12Z  changed  Kolb, Jürgen
2014-06-02 21:37:09Z  changed  Kolb, Jürgen
  
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  Citation: Kolb, J. (2014). Myzobdella (Leidy, 1851). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160300 on 2014-07-12
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