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  Class Clitellata

Subclass Hirudinea (+ Euhirudinea) (leeches)

    Order Arhynchobdellida -- Wisconsin!
    Order Rhynchobdellida -- Wisconsin!

Taxon Information

The Subclass Hirudinea has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Hirudinida, [North America] (Govedich et al., 2010).
  • Hirudinea, (Moore, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Govedich, F.R., B.A. Bain, W.E. Moser, S.R. Gelder, R.W. Davies & R.O. Brinkhurst. 2010. Annelida (Clitellata): Oligochaeta, Branchiobdellida, Hirudinida, and Acanthobdellida. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 385-436.
  • Sket, B. & P. Trontelj. 2008. Global diversity of leeches (Hirudinea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 129-137. [Available online]
  • Amin, O.M. 1981. Leeches (Hirudinea) from Wisconsin, and a description of the spermatophore of Placobdella ornata. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 100(1): 42-51. [Available online]
  • Moore, J.P. 1959. Hirudinea. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 542-557.

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