Placobdella

Placobdella

leeches found in the nasal cavities of aquatic anatid birds. Recorded species include P. rugosa, P. catanigera.
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McCallum ML, Moser WE, Wheeler BA and Trauth SE (2011) Amphibian infestation and host size preference by the leech Placobdella picta (Verrill, 1872) (Hirudinida: Rhynchobdellida: Glossiphoniidae) from the Eastern Ozarks, USA.
1990), Philobdella gracile, Placobdella multilineata y Placobdella papillifera parasitan a Alligator mississippiensis (Viosca 1962, Forrester & Sawyer 1974, Smith et al.
La informacion reportada acerca de la relacion de los representantes del genero Placobdella con los cocodrilos ha sido en los trabajos de Forrester & Sawyer (1974), Glassman et al.
Observations on the leech Placobdella ornata feeding from bony tissues of turtles.
X X ANNELIDA (leeches and aquatic worms) Erpobdella punctata X X Helobdella fusca Helobdella stagnalis X X Placobdella parasitica X Placobdella ornate Placobdella papillifera X X X Unknown sp.
The Family Glossiphoniidae was represented by Helobdella, Helobdella stagnalis, and Placobdella.
Dina parva Erpobdella punctata Mooreobdella Mooreobdella fervida Mooreobdella microstoma Glossiphoniidae Helobdella Helobdella stagnalis Placobdella unidentified leeches X X leech cocoons Phylum Mollusca Gastropoda Ancylidae Ferrissia C Hydrobiidae Amnicola X Lymnaeidae X Lymnaea Physidae C Aplexa Physa X X Physella Planorbidae Gyraulus X Helisoma Planorbula X Promenetus X Promenetus?
While the large glossiphoniid leech Placobdella parasitica (Say 1824) has been commonly reported throughout much of North America, distributional data on this species from the southern and western states remains poorly known (Sawyer 1972; Klemm 1982).
This report of Placobdella parasitica represents a new addition to the leech fauna of Oklahoma.
Merogonic development of Haemogregarina balli (Apicomplexa: Adeleina: Haemogregarinidae) in the leech Placobdella ornata (Glossiphoniidae), its transmission to a chelonian intermediate host and phylogenetic implications.
Among the collection was a specimen of a turtle leech identified by Moore as Glossiphonia parasitica Placobdella parasitica).
TURBELLARIA: Dugesia tigrina - 9; OLIGOCHAETA: Naididae: Nais bretscheri - 2, Nais communis - 1, Nais pardalis - 12, Nais simplex - 6, Nais variabilis - 8, Pristina foreli - 2, Pristina osborni - 1, Tubificidae: Limnodrilus maumeensis - 1, Limnodrilus udekemianus - 2, immature tubificids without capilliform chaetae - 12, Enchytraeidae - 7, unidentified oligochaete - 1; Hirudinea: Placobdella ornata - 1; HYDRACARINA - 4; EPHEMEROPTERA: Caenis sp.