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Hirudinea  Lamarck, 1818
Taxonomic Serial No.: 69290

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subclass  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): leeches [English]
 
    sangsues [French]
 
    sangue suga [Portuguese]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid   
  Taxonomic Credibility Rating: reviewed  
  Taxonomic Completeness Rating: partial    
  Currency Rating: 1999    
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  -- Animal, animals, animaux 
    PhylumAnnelida  -- Anelídeo, annélides, annelids, minhoca, sanguessuga 
       ClassClitellata   
          SubclassHirudinea Lamarck, 1818 -- leeches, sangsues, sangue suga 
    Direct Children:  
             Infraclass Acanthobdellidea Livanow, 1905  
             Infraclass Euhirudinea Lukin, 1956  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Donald J. Klemm  
  Notes: National Exposure Research Laboratory, Ecological Exposure Research Division, Ecosystems Research Branch (MS-642), 26 W. Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268-0001   
  Reference for: Hirudinea   
       
  Expert: William E. Moser  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC 163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Hirudinea   
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: sangsues [French]   
       
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: sangue suga [Portuguese]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hirudinea   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sawyer, Roy T.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Leech Biology and Behaviour, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 419-793   
  Publisher: Clarendon Press   
  Publication Place: Oxford, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-857622-6   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hirudinea   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: This taxon has also been called Hirudinoidea.  
 

 

   
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Date Generated:  
Tue Jun 17 2003 11:04:44 MDT