Motobdella

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Motobdella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Annelida
Class: Clitellata
Subclass: Hirudinea
Order: Arhynchobdellida
Suborder: Erpobdelliformes
Family: Erpobdellidae
Genus: Motobdella
Govedich, Blinn, Keim & Davies, 1998
Type species
Erpobdella montezuma
Davies, Singhal, and Blinn, 1985
Species

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Motobdella is a genus of leeches in the family Erpobdellidae. It contains two species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fredric R Govedich; Dean W Blinn; Paul Keim; Ronald W Davies (1998). "Phylogenetic relationships of three genera of Erpobdellidae (Hirudinoidea), with a description of a new genus, Motobdella, and species, Motobdella sedonensis". Canadian Journal of Zoology. 76 (12): 2164–2171. doi:10.1139/z98-132.