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Department of Invertebrate Zoology

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

    Phillips, A. J., Mariaux, J. and Georgiev, B. B. 2012. Cucolepis cincta gen. n., sp. n. (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) from the Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana Lesson (Aves: Cuculiformes) from Paraguay. Folia Parasitologica, 59(4): 287-294.

    Phillips, A. J. 2012. A new species of Asian buffalo leech (Hirudinidae) with analyses of its phylogenetic relationships and evidence of human-mediated dispersal of a
    congener to the Caribbean. Invertebrate Systematics, 26: 293-302. doi:10.1071/IS12004

    Siddall, M. E., Kvist, S., Phillips, A. J. and Oceguera-Figueroa, A. F. 2012. DNA Barcoding of parasitic nematodes: Is it kosher?. Journal of Parasitology, 98(3): 692-694. doi:10.1645/GE-2994.1

    Siddall, M. E., Min, G. S., Fontanella, F. M., Phillips, A. J. and Watson, S. C. 2011. Bacterial symbiont and salivary peptide evolution in the context of leech phylogeny. Parasitology, 138(13): 1815-1827. doi:10.1017/S0031182011000539

    Phillips, A. J., Oosthuizen, J. H. and Siddall, M. E. 2011. Re-description, phylogenetic placement, and taxonomic reassignment of Mesobdella lineata (Sciacchitano, 1959) (Hirudinida: Arhynchobdellida). American Museum Novitates, 3711: 1-11. doi:10.1206/3711.2

    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. doi:10.1654/4507.1

    Oceguera-Figueroa, A., Phillips, A. J., Pacheco-Chaves, B. and Siddall, M. E. 2011. Phylogeny of macrophagous leeches (Hirudinea, Clitellata) based on molecular data and evaluation of the barcoding locus. Zoologica Scripta, 40(2): 194-203. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2010.00465.x

    Phillips, A. J., Arauco-Brown, R., Oceguera-Figueroa, A., Gomez, G. P., Beltrán, M. and Siddall, M. E. 2010. Tyrannobdella rex n. gen. n. sp. and the evolutionary origins of mucosal leech infestations. PLoS One, 5(4): e10057 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010057

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