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Haemopis sanguisuga (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hirudinea) – the first observation of a leech predation on terrestrial gastropods
 
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Tver State University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology, Russia
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Evgeniy V. Shikov   

Tver State University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology, Prospect Chaikovskogo 70a, Tver, Russia
Submission date: 2010-11-01
Acceptance date: 2011-03-03
Publication date: 2011-06-05
 
Folia Malacol. 2011;19(2):103–106
 
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The horse leech Haemopis sanguisuga (Linnaeus) was observed to feed on terrestrial gastropods. This is the first observation of a leech predation on terrestrial molluscs.
 
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