Haemopis


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Noun1.Haemopis - leechesHaemopis - leeches        
worm genus - a genus of worms
family Hirudinidae, Hirudinidae - a family of Hirudinea
horseleech - any of several large freshwater leeches
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But the largest leech in freshwater is Haemopis marmorata.
This species diversity includes five widespread Holarctic and Palaearctic species--Hemiclepsis marginata, Helobdella stagnalis, Glossiphonia complanata, Alboglossiphonia heteroclita, and Haemopis sanguisuga; two rare Palaearctic species--Theromyzon maculosum and Helobdella nuda.
Olfaction and prey search in the carnivorous leech Haemopis marmorata.