Glossiphoniidae

Glossiphoniidae

[‚glä·sə·fə′nī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of small leeches with flattened bodies in the order Rhynchobdellae.
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Hyalellidae Hyalella curvispina Mollusca Ancylidae Gundlachia gayana Amnicolidae Littoridina cumingi Physidae Physa chilensis Platyhelminthes Dugessidae Indeterminado Annelida Glossiphoniidae Indeterminado Tubificidae Tubifex sp.
Palabras Clave: Hirudinea, Glossiphoniidae, Helobdella, Catemaco, Mexico, sanguijuela.
Leeches are represented in North America by four families, two of which were found in the Grand Calumet River: Erpobdellidae, which primarily prey upon macroinvertebrates and zooplankton; and Glossiphoniidae, which either prey upon macroinvertebrates or temporarily parasitize fish, turtles, amphibians, or water birds (Davies 1991).
Mesoveliidae, Hydrometridae, Gerridae, Nepidae, Naucoridae, Pleidae, Notonectidae, Corixidae (Hemipteros); Helodidae, Hydrophilidae, 3 Hygrobiidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae (Coleopteros); Valvatidae, Hydrobiidae, Lymnaeidae, Physidae, Planorbidae, Bithyniidae, Bythinellidae, Sphaeriidae (Moluscos); Glossiphoniidae, Hirudidae, Erpobdellidae (Hirudineas); Asellidae, Ostracoda (Crustaceos).
2006), distributed among the six sites: Baetidae, Hydrobiosidae, Libellulidae, Gomphidae, Ceratopogonidae, Chironomidae, Elmidae, Glossiphoniidae and Tubificidae were found.
Para el 19: Coenagrioniidae (11), Elmidae (1), Glossiphoniidae (5), Leptophlebiidae (1), Noteridae (2), Sphaeriidae (23), Veliidae (20).
Ja no reservatorio da Estacao Ecologica de Caetetus, durante o periodo chuvoso, a familia Tubificidae e os generos Caladomyia e Chironomus apresentaram as maiores densidades; no periodo seco, houve o predominio das familias Tubificidae e Glossiphoniidae.