Monography of Families of Hirudinea (Leeches) with On-line Databasing and Development of Electronic Keys:
A Program to Train the Hirudinologists of the Future


 
LEECH PEET

  People
  Publications
  Databases
  Expeditions
  Keys
  Presentations


AMNH

  Museum
  Research
  Library
  REU Site


VIMS

  Institute
  Research
  Library


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Phillips, A.J. and Siddall, M.E. 2009. Poly-paraphyly of Hirudinidae: Many lineages of medicinal leeches. BMC Evolutionary Biology, In Press.

Laufer, A., Siddall, M. E., and Graf, J. 2008. Characterization of the Digestive-Tract Microbiota of Hirudo orientalis, a European Medicinal Leech. Appl. Environmental Microbiology 74: 6151-6154

Rousset, V., Plaisance, L., Ersˇus, C., Siddall, M. E., and Rouse, G.W. 2008. Evolution of habitat preference in Clitellata (Annelida). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 95: 447-464

Oceguera, A. F. and Siddall, M. E. 2008. Placobdella lamothein. sp. (Hirudinea: Glossiphoniidae), sanguijuela nueva parásita de tortugas de agua dulce del Estado de México, México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 79: 135S- 139S

Borda E, Oceguera-Figueroa A, Siddall ME. 2008. On the classification, evolution and biogeography of terrestrial haemadipsoid leeches (Hirudinida: Arhynchobdellida: Hirudiniformes). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 46:142-54

Siddall, M. E., Trontelj, P., Utevsky, S.Y., Nkamany, M., and Macdonald III, K. S. 2007. Diverse molecular data demonstrate that commercially available medicinal leeches are not Hirudo medicinalis. Proc. Roy. Soc. London, B, 274(1617): 1481-1487.

Aguado, M.T., Nygren, A. and Siddall, M.E. 2007. Phylogeny of Syllidae (Polychaeta) based on combined molecular analysis of nuclear and mitochondrial genes. Cladistics 23:552-564

Hughes, J.L., and Siddall, M.E. 2007. A new species of leech from the New York Metropolitan Area. American Museum Novitates, 3578.

Siddall, M. E., Worthen, P. L. , Johnson, M., and Graf, J. 2007. Novel role for Aeromonas jandaei as digestive-tract symbiont of North American medicinal leeches. Applied Environmental Microbiology, 73: 655-658.