A new leech species of Semiscolex (Arhynchobdellida: Semiscolecidae) from Lake Catemaco, Veracruz, Mexico Especie nueva de sanguijuela del género Semiscolex (Arhynchobdellida: Semiscolecidae) del lago de Catemaco, Veracruz, México

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Oceguera-Figueroa, Alejandro;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Journal: Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad (issn: 1870-3453)
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  • Subject: leech | new species | Mexico | México | sanguijuela | Catemaco | especie nueva | Veracruz | Semiscolex | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Semiscolex lamothei sp. nov. from Catemaco lake, Veracruz, México, is described based on the examination of 18 specimens. The new species differs from other species of the genus by the presence of 1/2 + 5 + 1/2 annuli between gonopores. The new species has morphological... View more
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