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Jaws of Hirudinaria bpling (Hirudinea: Hirudinidae)

Jaws of Hirudinaria bpling (Hirudinea: Hirudinidae)

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Anna J. PhillipsResearch Zoologist


  • Phone: 202-633-1771
  • Fax: 202-633-0182
  • E-mail: phillipsaj (at) si.edu

  • Mailing Address:
    Smithsonian Institution
    PO Box 37012, MRC 163
    Washington, DC 20013-7012

  • Courier Delivery Address:
    Smithsonian Institution
    National Museum of Natural History
    10th and Constitution Ave, NW
    Washington, DC 20560-0163
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    Responsibilities: Research Zoologist, Curator of Clitellata and Cestoda

    Education:
    Ph.D., The City University of New York, 2011
    B.S. (University Honors), Appalachian State University, 2006

    Research Interests: Systematics, taxonomy, and evolution of parasitic worms, with emphasis on leeches and bird tapeworms

    Recent Publications:
    Curran, Stephen S., Phillips, Anna J., Overstreet, Robin M., Benz, George W. and Henningsen, Alan D. 2016. Austrobdella cairae n. sp., an oioxenous marine leech (hirudinea: piscicolidae) from the banded guitarfish, zapteryx exasperata, in the northeastern pacific ocean. Journal of Parasitology, 102(2): 179-186. doi:10.1645/15-829

    Phillips, Anna J., Salas-Montiel, Ricardo and Oceguera-Figueroa, Alejandro 2016. Distribution of the New England Medicinal Leech, Macrobdella sestertia Whitman, 1886 and redeterminations of specimens of Macrobdella (Annelida: Clitellata: Macrobdellidae) at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, : 103-113. doi:10.2988/0006-324X-129.Q2.103

    Cook, Joseph A., Greiman, Stephen E., Agosta, Salvatore J., Anderson, Robert P., Arbogast, Brian S., Baker, Robert J., Boeger, Walter, Bradley, Robert D., Brooks, Daniel R., Cole, Rebecca, Demboski, John R., Dobson, Andrew P., Dunnum, Jonathan L., Eckerlin, Ralph P., Esselstyn, Jacob, Galbreath, Kurt E., Hawdon, John, Hoekstra, Hopi E., Kutz, Susan J., Light, Jessica E., Olson, Link E., Patterson, Bruce D., Patton, James L., Phillips, Anna J., Rickart, Eric, et al 2016. Transformational Principles for NEON Sampling of Mammalian Parasites and Pathogens: A Response to Springer and Colleagues. Bioscience, 66(11): 917-919. doi:10.1093/biosci/biw123

    Salas-Montiel, Ricardo, Phillips, Anna, Contreras-Mirón, Samantha and Oceguera-Figueroa, Alejandro 2016. Prevalence, abundance and intensity of implanted spermatophores in the leech haementeria officinalis (glossiphoniidae: hirudinida) from guanajuato, mexico. Journal of Parasitology, doi:10.1645/16-56

    Moser, William E., Govedich, F. R., Oceguera-Figueroa, A., Richardson, D. J. and Phillips, A. J. 2016. Annelida, Subclass Hirudinida. In: Thorp, James H. and Rogers, D. Christopher, Keys to Nearctic Fauna: Volume II, Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates. Amsterdam: Academic Press, pp.244-259.

    Salas-Montiel, Ricardo, Phillips, Anna J., De Leon, Gerardo Perez-Ponce and Oceguera-Figueroa, Alejandro 2014. Description of a new leech species of Helobdella (Clitellata: Glossiphoniidae) from Mexico with a review of Mexican congeners and a taxonomic key. Zootaxa, 3900(1): 77 doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3900.1.4

    Hoberg, Eric P. and Phillips, Anna J. 2014. Transfer of the US-National Parasite Collection. Folia Parasitologica, 61(4): 370

    Phillips, Anna J., Oceguera Figueroa, Alejandro, Flores, Gisela M., Armenta, Jossué J. and Montiel, Ricardo S. 2014. Entonces tú eres acaso el conocedor de la sanguijuela? [Then you are perhaps a leech expert?]. UNAM Revista Digital Universitaria, 15(4): 1607-6079.

    Phillips, Anna J., Georgiev, Boyko B., Waesehenbach, Andrea and Mariaux, Jean 2014. Two new and two redescribed species of Anonchotaenia (Cestoda: Paruterinidae) from South American birds. Folia Parasitologica, 61(5): 441-461. doi:10.14411/fp.2014.058

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