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Jaws of Hirudinaria bpling (Hirudinea: Hirudinidae)

Jaws of Hirudinaria bpling (Hirudinea: Hirudinidae)


Anna J. PhillipsResearch Zoologist

Bell, Kayce C., Carlson, Colin J. and Phillips, Anna J. 2018. Parasite Collections: Overlooked Resources for Integrative Research and Conservation. Trends in parasitology, 34(8): 637-639. doi:10.1016/

Phillips, Anna J. 2018. Introduction of ASP President 2017 - 2018, Dr. Susan Perkins. The Journal of parasitology, doi:10.1645/18-145

Dheilly, Nolwenn M., Bolnick, Daniel, Bordenstein, Seth, Brindley, Paul J., Figuères, Cédric, Holmes, Edward C., Martínez Martínez, Joaquín, Phillips, Anna J., Poulin, Robert and Rosario, Karyna 2017. Parasite Microbiome Project: Systematic Investigation of Microbiome Dynamics within and across Parasite-Host Interactions. mSystems, 2(4) doi:10.1128/mSystems.00050-17

Salas-Montiel, Ricardo, Phillips, Anna J., Contreras-Mirón, Samantha and Oceguera-Figueroa, Alejandro 2017. Prevalence, Abundance, and Intensity of Implanted Spermatophores in the Leech Haementeria officinalis (Glossiphoniidae: Hirudinida) from Guanajuato, Mexico. The Journal of Parasitology, 103(1): 47-51. doi:10.1645/16-56

Moser, William E., Richardson, Dennis J., Hammond, Charlotte I., Lazo-Wasem, Eric A. and Phillips, Anna J. 2017. Redescription and Molecular Characterization of Placobdella nuchalis Sawyer and Shelley, 1976 (Hirudinida: Glossiphoniidae). Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, 58(2): 311-316. doi:10.3374/014.058.0204

Mariaux, J., Tkach, V. V., Vasileva, G. P., Waeschenbach, A., Beveridge, I., Dimitrova, Y., Haukisalmi, V., Greiman, S. E., Littlewood, D. T., Makarikov, A. A., Phillips, A. J. and R. 2017. Cyclophyllidea. In: Caira, J. N. and Jensen, K., Planetary Biodiversity Inventory (PBI): Tapeworms from vertebrate bowels of the earth (2008 - 2016). : University of Kansas Natural History Museum Special Publication No. 25,() pp.77-148.

Cizauskas, Carrie A., Carlson, Colin J., Burgio, Kevin R., Clements, Chris F., Dougherty, Eric R., Harris, Nyeema C. and Phillips, Anna J. 2017. Parasite vulnerability to climate change: an evidence-based functional trait approach. Royal Society Open Science, 4(1): 160535 doi:10.1098/rsos.160535

Carlson, Colin J., Burgio, Kevin R., Dougherty, Eric R., Phillips, Anna J., Bueno, Veronica M., Clements, Christopher F., Castaldo, Giovanni, Dallas, Tad A., Cizauskas, Carrie A., Cumming, Graeme S., Doña, Jorge, Harris, Nyeema C., Jovani, Roger, Mironov, Sergey, Muellerklein, Oliver C., Proctor, Heather C. and Getz, Wayne M. 2017. Parasite biodiversity faces extinction and redistribution in a changing climate. Science Advances, 3(9) doi:10.1126/sciadv.1602422

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 (Clitellata: Piscicolidae) from the Banded Guitarfish, Zapteryx exasperata, in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean. The 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

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.

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 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., 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

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?]. Revista Digital Universitaria, 15(4): 1607-6079.

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?. The 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

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

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

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

Phillips, A. J. and Siddall, M. E. 2009. Poly-paraphyly of Hirudinidae: many lineages of medicinal leeches. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9: 246 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-246

Phillips, A. J. and Siddall, M. E. 2005. Phylogenetic placement of the genus Philobdella in the leech family Macrobdellidae (Oligochaeta: Hirudinida: Arhynchobdellida). Zoologica Scripta, 34: 559-564. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2005.00210.x

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