WoRMS taxon details

Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

accepted
Species
Hirudo muricata Linnaeus, 1758 · unaccepted (Synonym)
Pontobdella areolata Leach, 1815 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (subjective synonym)
Pontobdella spinulosa Leach, 1815 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (subjective synonym)
Pontobdella verrucata Leach, 1815 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Pontobdella verrucosa Leydig, 1851 · unaccepted > misspelling (perhaps a misspelling of...)  
perhaps a misspelling of Pontobdella verrucata Leach, 1815
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 (2022). Pontobdella muricata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=116986 on 2022-09-25
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original description  (of Pontobdella verrucosa Leydig, 1851) Leydig, Franz. (1851). Anatomisches uber Branchellion und Pontobdella. <em>Zeitschrift fur wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 3: 315-324., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14273366
page(s): 318; note: most likely not an original name but instead a common misspelling of P. verrucata  [details]   

original description  (of Pontobdella verrucata Leach, 1815) Leach, W. E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. <em>R.P. Nodder, London.</em> 2: 1-154, pls. 61-120., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28685302
page(s): 11, plate 64; note: described from specimen in British museum, no location given [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pontobdella spinulosa Leach, 1815) Leach, W. E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. <em>R.P. Nodder, London.</em> 2: 1-154, pls. 61-120., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28685302
page(s): 12,; note: North British Isles seas, attached to skates [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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] 

original description  (of Pontobdella areolata Leach, 1815) Leach, W. E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. <em>R.P. Nodder, London.</em> 2: 1-154, pls. 61-120., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28685302
page(s): 10; note: location and habitat unknown, collected and presented to the Linnean Society by Sir Joseph Banks [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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]   
 
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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]