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Leeches Found on Two Species of Helisoma from Fleming's Creek, Michigan

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Title: Leeches Found on Two Species of Helisoma from Fleming's Creek, Michigan
Creators: Sarah, Hugh H.
Issue Date: 1971-01
Citation: The Ohio Journal of Science. v71 n1 (January, 1971), 15-20
Abstract: A survey of leeches in three genera of gastropods collected from Fleming's Creek, near Ypsilanti, Michigan, revealed a selective association between the smaller leech Helobdella papillata and the smaller snail, Helisoma anceps, and between the larger leech Helobdella lineata and the larger snail Helisoma trivolvis. In addition, a few individuals of the leech Glossiphonia complanata were found on both helisomid snails, and this species, together with nine other species of leeches, was also found either free-swimming or attached to substrate other than one of these snails.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/5586
ISSN: 0030-0950
Rights: Reproduction of articles for non-commercial educational or research use granted without request if credit to The Ohio State University and The Ohio Academy of Science is given.
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