Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

William Moser

Collection Manager
Department / Division
Education
  • M.S. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • B.S. University of Nebraska, Lincoln 
Publications
Chapter
  • Govedich, F. R., Moser, William E., Nakano, T., Bielecki, A., Bain, B. A., and Utevsky, S. 2019. "Phylum Annelida." in Keys to Palaearctic Fauna: Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates, 491–507. Academic Press.
  • 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.
Article
  • Moser, William E., Richardson, Dennis, Hammond, Charlotte, and Lazo-Wasem, Eric. 2012. "Redescription of Placobdella ornata (Verrill, 1872) (Hirudinida: Glossiphoniidae)." Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 53 (1):325–330. https://doi.org/10.3374/014.053.0103
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1654/4578.1
  • Keel, William G., Moser, William, Giaccai, Jennifer, Ormos, Andrea, Tanner, Jackson, and Weight, Lee A. 2011. "Alcohol recycling at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)." Collection Forum 25 (1):10–21.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1654/4503.1
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1654/4507.1
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1654/4456.1
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1654/4300.1
  • 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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