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The Fitzgerald Lab

Dr. Lee A. Fitzgerald
Professor and Curator
Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Co-Director Applied Biodiversity Science Doctoral Program
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology PhD Program

Research focusing on…

Evolutionary ecology and conservation of reptiles and amphibians

Applied Biodiversity Science in the Neotropics

The Hibbitts Lab

Dr. Toby J. Hibbitts
Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles

Research focusing on…

Sexual selection and evolutionary ecology

Natural History and conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles

Dr. James R. Dixon

Professor Emeritus
Curator Emeritus of Amphibians and Reptiles

Research focusing on…

Systematics of amphibians and reptiles worldwide with emphasis on South America, Central America, Mexico, and USA

Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections

The Collection of Amphibians and Reptiles contains over 96,000 cataloged specimens collected since 1936. Our database may be searched by clicking here. It is the largest collection of Texas amphibians and reptiles, with over 45,000 specimens from all areas of the state. Holdings from Latin America are extensive, totaling 36,361 specimens, with particularly strong collections from Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and Argentina.

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