Is Amy Tan actually ‘thrilled’ a leech is named after her?

Novelist answers one of biology’s persistent questions

CT scans of leech

THRILLING ANATOMY  Micro CT scans from different angles show that the innards of the leech newly named for Amy Tan devotes a lot of space to eating (false color gray, digestive tissue) and reproducing (red and various blues show male organs; pink denotes female organs). 

M. Tessler et al/Zoologica Scripta 2016

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