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Reptiles & Amphibians

The Division of Reptiles & Amphibians maintains a collection that is worldwide in scope and presently, contains 195,469 catalogued lots representing 431,316 individual specimens.

Division News

Deadly snakes or just pretending? The evolution of mimicry

Alison Davis-Rabosky and her co-authors published an impressive Nature Communications paper, Coral snakes predict the evolution of mimicry across New World snakes.

News from the Matuwa!

Dan Rabosky Article News from Down Under! Dan Rabosky and Alison Davis Rabosky's reptilian research in the biodiversity hotspot of Matuwa is featured in the Kalgoorlie Miner.

Featured Publication

the Cuckoos, Bob PayneNow in print:
New salamanders (Caudata: plethodontidae) from Guatemala, with miscellaneous notes on known species.
Campbell, J.A., Smith, E.N., Streicher, J., Acevedo, M.E., Brodie, E.D.. Miscellaneous Publication. Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, No. 200.