Horse Leeches

These Leeches were found on the underside of a submerged log in a pool in Wigmore Field, Sandwell Valley, West Midlands, during an outing of the Sandwell Valley Naturalists' Club, 4 July 2001

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I was told that they're Horse Leeches - note the observer , in the background!

 

 

Leeches in close up 1

Above and below are close- ups from the same original.

 

Leeches in close up 2

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Last updated 8 July 2001.