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Main Title New Species of Leech, 'Batracobdella cryptobranchii' n. sp. (Annelida: Hirudinea), Parasitic on the Ozark Hellbender.
Author Johnson, Guy M. ; Klemm, Donald J. ;
CORP Author Environmental Monitoring and Support Lab.-Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA-600/J-77-176;
Stock Number PB80-202369
Additional Subjects Leeches ; Taxonomy ; Annelida ; Parasites ; Fresh water fishes ; Invertebrates ; Distribution(Property) ; Marking ; Color ; Missouri ; Reprints ; Batracobdella cryptobranchii ; Cryptobranchus alleganiensis ; Ozark County(Missouri)
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NTIS  PB80-202369 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract
Batracobdella cryptobranchii, parasitic on Ozark Hellbenders, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, is found in the North Fork of the White River, Ozark County, in Missouri. B. cryptobranchii reaches a length of 17 mm; dorsum is smooth; color pattern or metameric markings are absent. The anus opens dorsally with two postanal annuli. Caudal sucker is circular, directed ventrally, and is distinct from the body on a very short pedicel.