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Sawyer, R.T. (1986). Leech biology and behaviour. Vol. II. Feeding biology, ecology, and systematics. Clarendon Press. 375 p.
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Sawyer, R.T.
1986
Leech biology and behaviour. Vol. II. Feeding biology, ecology, and systematics
Clarendon Press. 375 p.
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Arhynchobdellida (basis of record)
Austrobdella Badham, 1916 (basis of record)
Erpobdellidae Moore, 1908 (taxonomy source)
Euhirudinea (basis of record)
Hemibdella van Beneden & Hesse, 1863. Revised (additional source)
Hemibdella rapax (Verrill, 1873) (additional source)
Hirudinea (additional source)
Hirudiniformes (basis of record)
Macrobdellinae Richardson, 1969 (status source)
Malmiana Strand, 1942 accepted as Heptacyclus Vasileyev, 1939 (additional source)
Mysidobdella Selensky, 1927 (additional source)
Mysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) (basis of record)
Myzobdella Leidy, 1851 (additional source)
Oceanobdella Caballero, 1956 (additional source)
Oceanobdella microstoma (Johansson, 1896) (additional source)
Oceanobdella sexoculata (Malm, 1863) (basis of record)
Oxytonostoma typica Malm, 1863 (basis of record)
Ozobranchus Quatrefages, 1852 (basis of record)
Piscicolidae Johnston, 1865 (basis of record)
Platybdella Malm, 1863 (basis of record)
Rhynchobdellida (basis of record)
Arctic Ocean for Mysidobdella borealis (Johansson, 1898) 
Arctic Ocean for Notostomum Levinsen, 1882 
North America for Myzobdella lugubris Leidy, 1851 
North Atlantic for Malmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) 
North Atlantic for Malmiana scorpii (Malm, 1863) 
North Atlantic for Platybdella anarrhichae (Diesing, 1859) 
North Pacific for Malmiana brunnea (Johansson, 1896) 
North Pacific for Malmiana scorpii (Malm, 1863) 
North Pacific for Notostomum cyclostomum (Johansson, 1898) 
German Egel for Hirudinea
















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acanthobdellids are permanent parasites of cold-water fish, especially salmonids and thymallids; Acanthobdella ... [details]

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congenitor to Cryobdella levigata [details]

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congenitor to Cryobdella levigata [details]

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Argentina and Sandwich Islands (Ringuelet, R.A. (1972). Algunos hirudineos del Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de ... [details]

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congenitor Platybdella inexpectata ? [details]

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n. comb. Iceland [details]

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permanent parasites on teleosts; in brackish water associated with crabs onto which it deposits cocoon [details]

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congenitor to Myzobdella lugubris [details]

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congenitor to Myzobdella lugubris [details]

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congenitor to Myzobdella lugubris [details]

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congenitor to Notostomum laeve [details]

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apparently allied to brackish water species of Calliobdella [details]

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congenitor to Platybdella anarrhichae [details]

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congenitor to Platybdella anarrhichae [details]

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congenitor to Platybdella anarrhichae [details]

 Authority

This genus is clearly authored chiefly by Sawyer, and the work in which it will be found is that of Sawyers'. It ... [details]

 Authority

Blanchard (1894: 51) used Herpobdellidae, apparently naming it for the first time, and Herpobdella. These are ... [details]

 Biology

host diverse teleosts [details]

 Biology

host diverse teleosts [details]

 Biology

endemic to Lake Baikal (Epstein 1973; Lukin 1976) [details]

 Biology

Antarctic type species permanently associated with and apparently feeding on giant isopod Glyptonotus antarcticus [details]

 Biology

congenitor of Hemibdella soleae [details]

 Biology

strictly freshwater species, normally found on carp, inside gill-cover [details]

 Biology

type species parasitic in gill chamber of monkfish Leptoscopus sp. [details]

 Biology

type species permanent parasite on Myoxocephalus spp. [details]

 Biology

host of type species: skate Raia [details]

 Biology

type species parasitic on Neomysis americanus and Mysis spp. [details]

 Biology

type species parasitic on Neomysis americanus and Mysis spp.  [details]

 Biology

Host Notothenia microlepidota. Benham stated "from the skin of Notothenia microlepidota [details]

 Biology

associated with oysters and Octopus [details]

 Biology

type species parasitic on Raia radiata (Selensky 1915, erroneously as Johanssonia arctica: Epshtein 1968), Sawyer p.669 [details]

 Biology

permanent parasites of freshwater turtle, Geoclemys reevesii [details]

 Biology

type species parasitic on teleost Barbus [details]

 Biology

type species parasitic on teleost Barbus tropidolepis [details]

 Biology

known vector for Trypanosoma raiae to skate host Raia spp; type species parasitic on skates Raia and rays Torpedo [details]

 Distribution

appears confined to Kamchatka Peninsula in extreme eastern Siberia [details]

 Distribution

warmer parts of Pacific [details]

 Distribution

warmer parts of Pacific [details]

 Distribution

India n. comb. [details]

 Distribution

Galapagos Rift, east Pacific in deep water to 2447 m [details]

 Distribution

boreal north Pacific [details]

 Distribution

east Africa to east coast Indian Ocean [details]

 Distribution

New England, n. comp. [details]

 Distribution

once from western and southern Europe to the Ural mountains and the countries bordering the northeastern ... [details]

 Distribution

uncommon to rare in temperate Europe from Britain to Altai Mountains in south-western Siberia (Sawyer, p. 716) [details]

 Distribution

Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico [details]

 Distribution

Natal [details]

 Distribution

central and south California [details]

 Distribution

Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

 Distribution

large, often over 100 mm; Arctic and adjacent areas [details]

 Distribution

Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

 Distribution

Lake Tanganyika [details]

 Distribution

north Atlantic [details]

 Distribution

Arctic and adjacent seas [details]

 Distribution

equatorial world-wide [details]

 Ecology

typically permanent parasites on elasmobranchs, marine (Sawyer, 1986, p.669) [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

marine Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

marine Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

marine Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

marine Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

marine Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

typically a small pond with muddy substrate and edged with littoral vegetation (Sawyer, 1986, p. 573) [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

brackish and freshwater Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

marine Platybdellinae [details]

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marine [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

freshwater [details]

 Habitat

freshwater in lakes and rivers [details]

 Habitat

brackish and freshwater Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

marine Platybdellinae [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Habitat

marine [details]

 Morphology

size large, 50-60 mm [details]

 Status

Now known as distinct but previously placed by most as a synonym of Hirudo medicinalis, for example as late as in ... [details]

 Synonymy

Soós (1969) lists Boreobdella as valid, but later Sawyer (1986: 712) treats it as a synonym of Glossiphonia, as do ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Abranchus (Johansson, 1896) synonym in part (preoccupied) to Malmiana (Strand, 1942) as well as Oceanobdella ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

congenitor to Acanthobdella peledina (Grube, 1851) [details]

 Taxonomic remark

monotypic with Beringobdella rectangulata [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Sawyer (1986: 667) states "inadequately distinguished from Trulliobdella which as far as known it closely ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

monotypic: Phyllobdella maculata (Moore, 1939), Lake Tanganyika [details]

 Taxonomic remark

position as Platybdellinae uncertain (Sawyer, 1986, p.667) [details]

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