Arhynchobdellida


Hirudo medicinalis and Macrobdella decora

jawed leeches

Mark E. Siddall & E. M. Burreson *



     ,_______________ Erpobdelliformes 
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     |_______________ Hirudiniformes





Table of Contents

Characteristics of the Group
Sources of Information on the Internet
References

Characteristics of the Arynchobdellida

Apomorphies

Plesiomorphies (relative to Rhynchobdellida)


Sources of Information on the Internet


References


About This Page

Mark E. Siddall & Gene M. Burreson
Email: mes@vims.edu or gene@vims.edu
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
School of Marine Science
College of William and Mary
Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA

Page copyright © 1995 Mark E. Siddall
Last modified 30 April, 1996