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Platybdellinae  Epshtein, 1970
Taxonomic Serial No.: 568851

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                         SuborderRhynchobdellida Blanchard, 1894  
                            FamilyPiscicolidae Johnston, 1865  
                               SubfamilyPlatybdellinae Epshtein, 1970  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Aestabdella Burreson, 1976  
                                  Genus Austrobdella Badham, 1916  
                                  Genus Beringobdella Caballero, 1974  
                                  Genus Hemibdella van Beneden and Hesse, 1863  
                                  Genus Malmiana Strand, 1942  
                                  Genus Mysidobdella Selensky, 1927  
                                  Genus Myzobdella Leidy, 1851  
                                  Genus Notostomum Levinsen, 1882  
                                  Genus Oceanobdella Caballero, 1956  
                                  Genus Ostreobdella Oka, 1927  
                                  Genus Piscicolaria Whitman, 1889  
                                  Genus Platybdella Malm, 1863  

  Expert: Donald J. Klemm  
  Notes: National Exposure Research Laboratory, Ecological Exposure Research Division, Ecosystems Research Branch (MS-642), 26 W. Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268-0001   
  Reference for: Platybdellinae    
  Expert: William E. Moser  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC 163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Platybdellinae    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sawyer, Roy T.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Leech Biology and Behaviour, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 419-793   
  Publisher: Clarendon Press   
  Publication Place: Oxford, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-857622-6   
  Reference for: Platybdellinae   

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