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Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758

Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758

Distribution

Distribution Europe and worldwide
Region Status
Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands-no data-
Italy-no data-
Aland Islands-no data-
Bosnia-Herzegovina-no data-
Denmark-no data-
Faeroe Islands-no data-
France-no data-
Great Britain-no data-
Guernsey-no data-
Isle of Man-no data-
Greece-no data-
Jersey-no data-
Portugal-no data-
Macedonia-no data-
Serbia-no data-
Russian Federation-no data-
Spain-no data-
Norway-no data-
Netherlands-no data-
Montenegro-no data-
Moldova-no data-
Monacoabsent
Faroe Is.absent
Franz Josef Landabsent
Gibraltarabsent
Icelandabsent
Kikládes (Cyclades Is.)absent
Kriti (Crete)absent
Liechtensteinabsent
Madeira Is.absent
Maltaabsent
Vóreion Aiyáion (North Aegean Is.)absent
North European Russiaabsent
Northern Irelandabsent
Northwest European Russiaabsent
Novaya Zemlyaabsent
Portuguese mainlandabsent
San Marinoabsent
Selvagens Is.absent
Svalbard & Jan Mayenabsent
The Netherlandsabsent
Vatican Cityabsent
Dodekánisos (Dodecanese Is.) absent
European Turkeyabsent
Cyprusabsent
Channel Is.absent
Canary Is.absent
Belgiumabsent
Balearic Is.absent
Azores Is.absent
Andorraabsent
Albaniaabsent
Corsicaabsent
Moldova, Republic ofdoubtfully present
Latviadoubtfully present
Estoniadoubtfully present
Belarusdoubtfully present
Greek mainlandpresent
Germanypresent
Bosnia and Herzegovinapresent
Hungarypresent
Irelandpresent
Finlandpresent
French mainlandpresent
Bulgariapresent
East European Russiapresent
Danish mainlandpresent
Czech Republicpresent
Croatiapresent
Central European Russiapresent
Kaliningrad Regionpresent
Britain I.present
Italian mainlandpresent
Sardiniapresent
Lithuaniapresent
Luxembourgpresent
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic ofpresent
Norwegian mainlandpresent
Polandpresent
Romaniapresent
Sicilypresent
Slovakiapresent
Sloveniapresent
South European Russiapresent
Spanish mainlandpresent
Swedenpresent
Switzerlandpresent
Ukrainepresent
Yugoslaviapresent
Austriapresent

Common Name

Albanian: pijavica, shushunja e rëndomtë, ushujza e rëndomtë, ushujzë dermani; Bulgarian: Meditsinskа piyavitsа, Медицинска пиявица; Danish: Lægeigle; Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350): Medicinale bloedzuiger; English (North America): Medicinal Leech; English: П'явка медична; German: Medizinischer Blutegel; Greek, Modern (1453-): Ιατρική βδέλλα; Italian: Sanguisuga; Lithuanian: medicininė dėlė; Norwegian: legeigle; Polish: Pijawka lekarska; Romanian: Lipitoare; Russian: медицинская пиявка; Slovenian: medicinska pijavka; Spanish; Castilian: Sanguijuela medicinal; Swedish: blodigel; Turkish: Tibbi sülük, Tıbbi sülük; Ukrainian: П'явка медична, П’явка медична

Synonymy

Hirudo medicinalis Linnaeus, 1758

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