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Bug and Insect Illustration (Illustrator)

Leech Illustrated


Leech

Leech (Hirudinea), colored pencil and watercolor
Commissioned by: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

About leeches:
Leeches are carnivorous. Some are also sanguivorous, meaning they suck blood from the host. They are hemaphroditic, meaning they have both male and female sexual organs. They have 34 segments in their bodies.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Annelida
Class: Clitellata
Subclass: Hirudinea

More about leeches:
Australian Museum: Leeches
Wikipedia: Leech



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