Redescription of the African duck leech Theromyzon cooperi (Harding, 1932) (Hirudinea:Glossiphoniidae)

  • J.H. Oosthuizen

Abstract

The African duck leech Theromyzon cooperi, which is the only representative of the genus so far reported in Africa, is redescribed. Aspects of its internal morphology are described for the first time. The conspecificity of the two supposed species T. cooperi and T. lineatum is also indicated.
Published
2017-04-04
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Articles

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eISSN: 2224-073X
print ISSN: 1562-7020