Reptiles and Amphibians Collection


Jack Sites - Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians


Specimens: ~ 39,500
Types: 36
Paratypes: 27
Species: 1,689
Genera: 567
Families: 95

Geographic Coverage: Global, but with main strengths in the continental US (especially the Great Basin/Intermountain West, and a secondary strength in the Appalachian region); collections are extensive for much of Latin America (especially Mexico and Argentina); west and central Africa; southeast Asia & South Pacific Islands; Madagascar; and Australia.  

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