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Image from Checklist of the Branchiobdellids.

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  Class Clitellata

Subclass Branchiobdellea

    Order Branchiobdellida -- midwestern North America.

Taxon Information

The Subclass Branchiobdellea 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.)


  • Gelder, S.R. 1999. Zoogeography of branchiobdellidans (Annelida) and temnocephalidans (Platyhelminthes) ectosymbiotic on freshwater crustaceans, and their reactions to one another in vitro. Hydrobiologia 406: 21-31. [Available online]
  • Gelder, S.R. 1996. A review of the taxonomic nomenclature and a checklist of the species of the Branchiobdellae (Annelidae: Clitellata). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 109(4): 653-663.

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