Limnatis

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Limnatis

a genus of leeches in the class Hirudinea. Live in water and infest animals that pass through or drink the water.

Limnatis africana
found in the nasal cavity, vagina and urethra of humans, dogs and monkeys.
Limnatis nilotica
found in the pharynx and nasal cavity in all species. Causes anemia and local edema and obstruction.