Hirudo medicinalis

The map represents observations of this taxon, but it may not be used as a distribution map.

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Scientific name
Hirudo medicinalis
Author
Linnaeus, 1758
Vernacular names
  • verijuotikas (Finnish)
  • blodigel (Swedish)
Identifier
http://tun.fi/MX.232488
Taxon rank
species
Occurrence in Finland
Published from Finland
Status in Finland
  • Stable population
Regulatory Status
  • Threatened species (NCD 1997/160, Appendix 4 2021/521) ?
  • Species under strict protection (NCD 1997/160, Appendix 4 2021/521) ?
  • EU Habitats Directive Annex V ?
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna - CITES, Appendix II ?
  • EU regulation regarding CITES, Appendix B ?
  • Species to be protected urgently (Finnish Environment Institute 2020) ?
  • OUTDATED Species to be protected urgently (Finnish Environment Institute 2010-2011) ?
  • Safeguarding Endangered Species in Forestry – Lajiturva Project 2019–2021 ?
  • Species used in the automatic procedure for forest use notifications (MKI-OHKE 2023) ?
  • OUTDATED Threatened species (NCD 1997/160, Appendix 4 2013/471) ?
  • OUTDATED Species under strict protection (NCD 1997/160, Appendix 4 2013/471) ?
Finnish Regional Red List Category
  • 2019 VU – Vulnerable
  • 2010 VU – Vulnerable
  • 2000 EN – Endangered
Expert
  • Risto Väinölä
DNA barcode sequences
Informal groups
  • Worms
  • Annelids
  • Leeches