Turtle Leeches

Turtle leeches. A. Dorsal view of Placobdella multilineata. B. Same, ventral view. C. Placobdella multilineata (arrows) from Gulf Coast box turtle, Terrapene carolina major from Mississippi.

Separate images of leeches and leeches on turtle that is being held by human hands

Photo A by Renn Tumlison; Photos A–B by C. T. McAllister; Photo C by Andrew J. Heaton.