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Leech - Wikipedia

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Leeches are segmented worms that belong to the phylum Annelida and comprise the subclass ... Most leech species, however, are predatory, feeding primarily by swallowing other invertebrates. Almost 7...

The biology of Leeches. - NatureNorth.com

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Usually when I write these sorts of articles it's about one or a few specific species of animal or plant, but I'm not familiar enough with any one species of leech, ...

Classification

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There's a broad estimate of 10-100 million living species on Earth. ... Lets first take a look at the leech using the classification system that some people may ...

Leeches - BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, - University of ...

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The smallest leeches grow no more than 5 mm, but some big species may get to be more than 25 cm long. Many leech species have one or more pairs of eyes ...

10 Juicy Facts About Leeches | Mental Floss

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Mar 10, 2016 ... Hematophagous, or blood-feeding, species are only one type of leech. “The vast majority of species are [hematophagous],” Siddall tells ...

Different Kinds of Leeches | Animals - mom.me

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Leeches are worms that prey on other animals, whether by eating them or sucking their blood. Throughout the world more than 650 leech species have been ...

leech | annelid | Britannica.com

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Apr 16, 2010 ... Leech (subclass Hirudinea), any of about 650 species of segmented worms ( phylum Annelida) characterized by a small sucker, which contains ...

Leeches Facts - SoftSchools

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Leeches are types of worms. Their closest relatives are earthworms. There are over 650 species of leeches. They differ in size, type of diet and habitat. Leeches  ...

Leeches - Australian Museum

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May 3, 2016 ... Animal Species:Leeches. Leeches are annelids or segmented worms, and although closely related to the earthworms, are anatomically and ...

All about Leeches - Center for Invertebrate Biology

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Mar 14, 2005 ... about leeches is that there is only one kind of leech. In fact ... 700 and 1000 species of leeches worldwide and they can be found in a variety.