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A list of the leech (Clitellata: Hirudinida) collection deposited in the Department of Zoology, The University Museum, The University of Tokyo

Takafumi Nakano1) and Tetsuya Itoh2)

1)Department of Zoology, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606-8502 Japan
2)Sapporo branch, Marine Biological Research Institute of Japan, Co., Ltd., Sapporo, 007-0862 Japan

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Ichthyological Society of Japan (ed). 1981. Dictionary of Japanese Fish Names and Their Foreign Equivalents, Sanseido, Tokyo, 834 pp.

Ijima, I. 1882. On the origin and growth of the egg and egg-strings in Nephelis, with some observations on the "spiral asters". Q. J. Microsc. Sci. N. S., 22:189–211.

Nagasawa, K., Izumikawa, K., Yamanoi, H. and Umino, T. 2009. New hosts, including marine fishes cultured in Japan, of Limnotrachelobdella okae (Hirudinida: Piscicolidae). Comp. Parasitol., 76:127–129.

Nakano, T. 2010. A new species of the genus Orobdella (Hirudinida: Arhynchobdellida: Gastrostomobdellidae) from Kumamoto, Japan, and a redescription of O. whitmani with the designation of the lectotype. Zoo. Sci., 27:880–887.

Oceguera-Figueroa, A., Phillips, A. J., Pacheco-Chaves, B., Reeves, W. K. and Siddall, M. E. 2011. Phylogeny of macrophagous leeches (Hirudinea, Clitellata) based on molecular data and evaluation of the barcoding locus. Zool. Scr., 40:194–203.

Oka, A. 1895a. On some new Japanese land leeches. (Orobdella nov. gen.). J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Jpn., 8:275–306.

Oka, A. 1895b. Description d’une espèce d’Ozobranchus (?Oz. Mendiesi Quatr.). Doubutsugaku Zasshi, 7:1–7.

Phillips, A. J. and Siddall, M. E. 2009. Poly-paraphyly of Hirudinidae: many lineages of medicinal leeches. BMC Evol. Biol., 9:246.

Richardson, L. R. 1971. Gastrostomobdellidae f. nov. and a new genus for the gastroporous Orobdella octonaria Oka, 1895, of Japan (Hirudinoidea: Arhynchobdellae). Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus., 14:585–602.

Sawyer, R. T. 1986. Leech Biology and Behaviour, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1065 pp.

Sket, B. and Trontelj, P. 2008. Global diversity of leeches (Hirudinea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia, 595:129-137.

Whitman, C. O. 1884. The external morphology of the leech. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., 20:76–87.

Whitman, C. O. 1886. The leeches of Japan. Q. J. Microsc. Sci. N. S., 26:317–416.

Zoological Society of Japan. 1938. Bibliography of Asajiro Oka and his photograph. Annot. Zool. Jpn., 17:197–198.

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