FAUNA MALAYSIANA

Animals of the Malaysian Region



Annilida.

Hirudinea.

ARHYNCHOBDRLLIDA, syn: = GNATHOBDELLIDA.

Haemadipsidae, Leech.
Taxonomy: Unranked: Invertebrates, Phylum: Annelida, Lamarck, 1809, Class: Clitellata, Subclass: Hirudinea. Lamarck, 1818, Infraclass: Euhirudinea, Order: Arhynchobdellida Blanchard, 1894 syn: = Gnathobdellida,

Haemadipsa, Leech.


Common Brown Land Leech. Species: Haemadipsa zeylanica agilis, Moquin-Tandon (Moore)
Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leech,
Wild Malaysia, by Gerals Cubitt & Junaidi Payne, WWF, (1990, 2001), Page 187

File: Imgp4543.jpg, Original Size: 2272 x 1704
Loc.: Along Rintis Gua Gajah, Merapoh, Taman Negara. Date: 30 June 2007
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Order: Arhynchobdellida syn: = Gnathobdellida, Suborder: Hirudiniformes, Family: Haemadipsidae, Blanchard, 1893, Subfamily: Haemadipsinae, Blanchard, 1893, Genus: Haemadipsa, Species: Haemadipsa zeylanica agilis, Moquin-Tandon (Moore)