Ukrainian Antarctic Journal

No 3 (2005): Ukrainian Antarctic Journal

An identification key to antarctic fish leeches (Hirudinea: Piscicolidae)

A. Yu. Utevsky
Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv
Published December 15, 2005
  • Antarctica,
  • Hirudinea,
  • Piscicolidae,
  • fish leeches
How to Cite
Utevsky, A. Y. (2005). An identification key to antarctic fish leeches (Hirudinea: Piscicolidae). Ukrainian Antarctic Journal, (3), 135-144.


The revised list of Antarctic fish leeches (Hirudinea: Piscicolidae) is presented. It includes 21 species belonging to 13 genera. The article contains identification keys to subfamilies, genera and species, short descriptions, information on hosts and geographical distribution of leeches and images of 20 species.


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