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Medicinal Leech
Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Annelida - annelids »  class Hirudinea - leeches »  order Arhynchobdellida »  family Hirudinidae »  genus Hirudo

Scientific synonyms

Sanguisuga medicinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= European Medicinal Leech

Near Threatened

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [196069]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [10190]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Košel V. (2014): Checklist of Hirudinea of the Czech Republic, Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae biologicae [as Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758]

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