Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

William Moser

Collection Manager
Department / Division
  • M.S. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • B.S. University of Nebraska, Lincoln 
  • Richardson, Dennis J., Moser, William E., Richardson, Kristen E., Hammond, Charlotte I., and Lazo-Wasem, Eric. 2012. "New Host and Geographic Distribution Records for the Fish Leeches Placobdella translucens (Sawyer and Shelley, 1976) and Myzobdella reducta (Meyer, 1940) (Hirudinida)." Comparative Parasitology 79 (2):293–297.
  • Keel, William, Moser, William E., Giaccai, Jennifer A., Ormos, Andrea, Tanner, Jackson, and Weight, Lee. 2011. "Alcohol Recycling at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)." Collection Forum 25 (1):10–21.
  • McAllister, Chris, Moser, William E., and Klemm, Donald. 2011. "Actinobdella inequiannulata (Annelida: Hirudinida: Rhynchobdellida: Glossiphoniidae) from White Crappie, Pomoxis annularis (Perciformes: Centrarchidae), in Arkansas, U.S.A." Comparative Parasitology 78 (2):392–394.
  • McCallum, Malcolm, Moser, William E., Wheeler, Benjamin, and Trauth, Stanley. 2011. "Amphibian infestation and host size preference by the leech Placobdella picta (Verrill, 1872) (Hirudinida: Rhynchobdellida: Glossiphoniidae) from the Eastern Ozarks, USA." Herpetology Notes 4:147–151.
  • Moser, William E., Klemm, Donald, Phillips, Anna, Trauth, Stanley, Neal, Robert, Stanley, Jonathan, Connior, Matthew, and Flotemersch, Joseph. 2011. "Distribution of the Genus Philobdella (Macrobdellidae: Hirudinida), Including New Locality Records from Arkansas and Oklahoma." Comparative Parasitology 78 (2):387–391.
  • Moser, William E., Richardson, Dennis, Hammond, Charlotte, and Lazo-Wasem, Eric. 2011. "Molecular Characterization of Helobdella modesta (Verrill, 1872) (Hirudinida: Glossiphoniidae) from its type locality, West River and Whitneyville Lake, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA." Zootaxa 2834:65–68.
  • Richardson, Dennis, Moser, William E., Hammond, Charlotte, Shevchenko, Alexis, and Lazo-Wasem, Eric. 2010. "New Geographic Distribution Records and Host Specificity of Placobdella ali (Hirudinida: Glossiphoniidae)." Comparative Parasitology 77 (2):202–206.
  • Moser, William E., Richardson , D. J., Wheeler , B. A., Irwin, K. J., Daniels , B. A., Trauth, S. A., and Klemm, D. J. 2008. "Placobdella cryptobranchii (Rhynchobdellida: Glossiphoniidae) on Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi (Ozark Hellbender) in Arkansas and Missouri." Comparative Parasitology 75 (1):98–101.
  • Moser, William E., Klemm, D. J., Richardson, D. J., Wheeler, B. A., Trauth, S. E., and Daniels, B. A. 2006. "Leeches (Annelida: Hirudinida) of Northern Arkansas." Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science 60:84–95.
  • Moser, William E., Quelvog, B. D., and Hovingh, P. 2005. "First Report of an Eastern United States Species of Blood-Feeding Leech, Placobdella parasitica (Euhirudinea, Glossiphoniidae), in California." Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56:91–92.
  • Moser, William E., Van Devender, R. W., and Klemm, D. J. 2005. "Life history and distribution of the leech Oligobdella biannulata (Moore, 1900) (Euhirudinea: Glossiphoniidae)." Comparative Parasitology 72 (1):17–21.
  • Moser, William E., Van Devender, R. W., Montanucci, R. R., Camp, C. D., and Klemm, D. J. 2005. "New host data for the leech Oligobdella biannulata (Euhirudinea: Glossiphoniidae)." Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science 121 (1):36–40.
  • Klemm, D. J., Daniels, B. A., Moser, William E., and Lester, J. G. 2003. "Biology of the leech Actinobdella inequiannulata Moore, 1901 (Annelida: Hirudinea: Rhynchobdellida: Glossiphoniidae), parasitic on the white sucker, Catostomus commersoni Lacepede, 1803, and the longnose sucker, Catostomus catostomus Forster." Comparative Parasitology 70:120–127.
  • Erbe, E. F., Wergin, W. P., Ochoa, Ronald, Dickens, J. C., Moser, William E., and Kane, E. 2001. "Low temperature scanning electron microscopy of soft bodied organisms." Proceedings Microscopy Society of America 7 (2):1204–1205.
  • Bright, C. F. and Moser, William E. 1998. "A National Science Foundation and Smithsonian Institution Partnership; The US Antarctic Program (1963 - Present)." New Zealand Natural Sciences, Supplement 23:21.
  • Moser, William E. and Nicol, J. C. 1997. "The National Museum of Natural History." Antarctic Journal of the United States 32:230–233.
  • Moser, William E. 1995. "Placobdella parasitica (Rhynchobdellida: Glossiphiniidae) from the Eastern River Cooter (Chelonia: Emydidae) in Oklahoma." The Texas Journal of Science 47 (1):71–74.
  • Moser, William E. and Desser, S. S. 1995. "Morphological, histochemical, and ultrastructural characterization of the salivary glands and proboscises of three species of glossiphoniid leeches (Hirudinea: Rhynchobdellida)." Journal of Morphology 225 (1):1–18.
  • Moser, William E. and Willis, M. S. 1994. "Predation on gastropods by Placobdella spp. (Clitellata: Rhynchobdellida)." American Midland Naturalist 132:399–400.

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  • Moser, William E., Govedich, F. R., Oceguera-Figueroa, A., Richardson, D. J., and Phillips, A. J. 2016. "Annelida, Subclass Hirudinida." in Keys to Nearctic Fauna: Volume II, Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates, edited by Thorp, James H. and Rogers, D. Christopher., 244–259. Amsterdam: Academic Press.
  • Giaccai, Jennifer A., Keel, W. G., Moser, William E., and Tanner, Jackson. 2011. "Evaluating the Feasibility of Recycling Storage Alcohols with HS-GC-MS." in Preprints, ICOM-CC (International Council of Museums - Committee for Conservation) 16th Triennial Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 19-23 September 2011, 1–1. ICOM-CC.
  • Glasby, C. J., Read, G. B., Lee, K. E., Blakemore, R. J., Fraser, P. M., Pinder, A. M., Erseus, C., Moser, William E., Burreson, E. M., Govedich, F. R., Davies, R. W., and Dawson, E. W. 2009. "Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches." in New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity, Volume 1, Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, and Deuterostomia., edited by Gordon, Dennis., 312–358. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.
  • Govedich, F. R., Bain, B. B., Moser, William E., Gelder, S. R., Davies, R. W., and Brinkhurst, R. O. 2009. "Annelida (Clitellata): Oligochaeta, Branchiobdellida, Hirudinida, and Acanthobdellida." in Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates (3rd Edition), edited by Covich, A. P. and Thorp, J. H., 385–436. Academic Press.
  • Moser, William E., Govedich, Fred, and Klemm, Donald. 2009. "Annelida, Hirudinida (Leeches)." in Enclyopedia of Inland Waters, volume 2, edited by Likens, Gene., 116–123. Elsevier Press.
  • Davies, R. W., Govedich, F. R., and Moser, William E. 2008. "Leech Parasites of Birds." in Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds, edited by C.T. Atkinson, Thomas, N. J., and Hunter, D. B., 501–514. Ames: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Govedich, F. R., Moser, William E., and Davies, R. W. 2004. "Euhirudinea (leeches)." in Freshwater Invertebrates of the Malaysian Region, edited by Yule, C. and Sen, Y. S., 175–190. Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
  • Moser, William E., Gray, N., Reed, K., and Bright, C. 2000. "The United States Antarctic Program at the Smithsonian Institution." in Antarctic Ecosystems: Models for Wider Ecological Understanding. New Zealand Natural Sciences (special volume), 324–327.