Branchiobdellida — Hirudinea

  • Peter Ax
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Abstract

Inhabitants of the Holarctic region. Epizoa on fresh-water Crustacea. Predominantly on the body surface and on the jaws of Decapoda, they apparently only seldom change to ectoparasitism feeding on blood.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Ax
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  1. 1.Institute for Zoology and AnthropologyUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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