Taxon profile


Branchiobdella astaci Odier, 1823

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Annelida - annelids »  class Branchiobdellae - branchiobdellids »  order Branchiobdellida »  family Branchiobdellidae »  genus Branchiobdella

Scientific synonyms

Astacobdella roeseli (Diesing, 1850)
Branchiobdella astaci fluviatilis (Ostroumoff, 1883)
Branchiobdella astaci leptodactyli (Ostroumoff, 1883)
Branchiobdella varians var. astaci (Voigt, 1885) Pierantoni, 1912
Hirudo (Microbdella) astaci (Gervais, 1836) Vejdovský, 1884)
Hirudo astaci (Müller, 1806) Vejdovský 1884
Malacobdella (Hirudo) astaci (Gervais, 1836) Diesing, 1850
Microbdella astaci (Gervais, 1845) Vejdovský 1884


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Dioctophyme renale (Goeze, 1782)

host: Astacus astacus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Noble Crayfish, Orconectes limosus (Rafinesque, 1817)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [195928]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Branchiobdella astaci Odier, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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