Publications by Anna Holmes

Books/Book chapters

Killeen, I. J., Seddon, M. B. & Holmes, A. 1998. (eds.) Molluscan Conservation: A Strategy for the 21st Century. Journal of Conchology Special Publication 2. Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland. 320 pp.

Oliver, P. G. & Holmes, A. M. (eds.) 2004. The Marine Biodiversity of Rodrigues (Indian Ocean). Proceedings of the First International Biodiversity Workshop for Rodrigues, 2001. Journal of Natural History. 38: 2927-3344.

Oliver P. G., Holmes, A. M., Wood, H., Killeen, I. J. & Light, J.  Studies of the Mollusca of the Rodrigues Lagoon, p. 40-41. In: Burnett, J.C., Kavanagh, J.S., Spencer, T. (eds.) Shoals of Capricorn Programme Field Report, 1998-2001. Royal Geographic Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), London.

Peer-reviewed papers

Holmes A. M., Gallichan J. & Wood, H. 2006. Coracuta obliquata n. gen. (Chaster, 1897) (Bivalvia: Montacutidae) – First British record for 100 years. Journal of Conchology 39(2): 151-158.

Holmes, A. M., Oliver, P. G. & Sellanes, J. 2005. A new species of Lucinoma (Bivalvia: Lucinoidea) from a methane gas seep off the southwest coast of Chile. Journal of Conchology 38(6): 673-681.

Oliver, P. G. & Holmes, A. M. 2004. Cryptic bivalves with descriptions of new species from the Rodrigues lagoon. Journal of Natural History 38(23/24): 3175-3227.

Oliver, P. G. & Holmes, A. M. 2006. A new species of Lucinoma (Bivalvia: Lucinoidea) from the Oxygen Minimum Zone of the Oman Margin, Arabian Sea. Journal of Conchology 39(1): 63-77.

Oliver, P. G. & Holmes, A. M. 2006. New species of Thyasiridae (Bivalvia) from chemosynthetic communities in the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Conchology 39(2): 175-183.

Oliver, P. G. & Holmes, A. M. 2006. The Arcoidea (Mollusca: Bivalvia): a review of the current phenetic-based systematics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 148: 237-251.

Oliver, P. G. & Holmes, A. M. 2007. A new species of Axinus (Bivalvia: Thyasiroidea) from the Baby Bare Seamount, Cascadia Basin, NE Pacific with a description of the anatomy. Journal of Conchology 39(4): 363-376.

Oliver, P. G. & Holmes, A. M. 2009. Idas lamellosus Verrill, 1882 (Bivalvia: Mytiloidea) a woodfall mussel new to the fauna of the northeast Atlantic. Journal of Conchology 39(6): 705-708.

Oliver P. G., Holmes, A., Killeen, I., Light, J. & Wood, H. 2004. Annotated checklist of the marine Bivalvia of Rodrigues. Journal of Natural History 38: 3229-3272.

Oliver, P. G, Holmes, A. M. & Mettam, C. 1998. Mytilopsis leucophaeta (Conrad, 1831) (Bivalvia: Dreisseniodea). A species new to the British fauna. Journal of Conchology 36(2): 13-18.

Oliver, P. G., Wood, H. & Holmes, A. M. 2009. First British record of the shipworm Uperotus (Bivalvia: Teredinae) from Driftwood on the Llyn, Wales. Journal of Conchology 39(6): 681-682.


Holmes, A. M. 2009. Challenges to British bivalve taxonomy. Porcupine Newsletter, no. 25.

Holmes, A. M., Oliver, P. G., Killeen, I. J. & Turner, J. A. 2007. British Marine Bivalves – A web-based tool for bivalves from the intertidal to 5000m, p. 100. In: Jordaens, K., Van Houtte, N., Van Goethem, J. & Backeljau, T. (eds.) Abstracts of the World Congress of Malacology, Belgium 15-20 July 2007. Unitas Malacologica.

Online resources

Oliver, P. G. & Holmes, A. 2008. Gas-guzzling clams.

Oliver, P. G., Holmes, A. & Turner, J. A. 2009. Marine Bivalve Shells of the British Isles.