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Hirudinidae sp. (family)

1 A Striped Leech at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor

Hirudinidae sp. (family) at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor - 7 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Hirudinidae sp. (family) 9 Nov 2020 michaelb
Hirudinidae sp. (family) 8 Nov 2020 JaneR

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Author's notes

Leech attached itself firmly to the metal rule while I was measuring water depths (on to the imperial side: the units are inches) and was resistant to being dislodged.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 7 Nov 2020 02:26 PM Recorded on
  • JaneR Recorded by
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