Large leech

Large leech

Observation - Large leech . Description: This large leech was found moving along the bare ground at the edge of a small lochan, heavily used by cattle and sheep for drinking. Apart from its size, the only distinguishing feature was a clear lateral yellow line, most clearly seen when the leech w

This large leech was found moving along the bare ground at the edge of a small lochan, heavily used by cattle and sheep for drinking. Apart from its size, the only distinguishing feature was a clear lateral yellow line, most clearly seen when the leech was placed in the water, where it swam rapidly. It was 7cm long when extended.