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Helobdella robusta  Shankland, Bissen and Weisblat, 1992
Taxonomic Serial No.: 568912

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                         SuborderRhynchobdellida Blanchard, 1894  
                            FamilyGlossiphoniidae Vaillant, 1890  
                               SubfamilyHaementeriinae Autrum, 1939  
                                  GenusHelobdella Blanchard, 1896  
                                     SpeciesHelobdella robusta Shankland, Bissen and Weisblat, 1992  

  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: Helobdella robusta    
  Expert: William E. Moser  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC 163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Helobdella robusta    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shankland, M., S. T. Bissen, and D. A. Weisblat  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title: Description of the Californian leech Helobdella robusta, new species, and comparison with Helobdella triserialis on the basis of morphology, embryology, and experimental breeding   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Canadian Journal of Zoology, vol. 70, no. 6   
  Page(s): 1258-1263   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0008-4301   
  Notes: Volume 70, Number 6   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  






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