Visitors to the Fishes lab
Comparing pitvipers from Venezuala and Trinidad
John Murphy and Tom Anton take measurements on pitvipers from Venezueal and Trinidad for Johns next edition of "Amphibians and Reptiles of Trinidad and Tobago".
Sooglossid frog population comparisons
comparative studies of the newly discovered Sooglossus population on Praslin Island
Red Backs & Lead Backs Revisited
Monitor Lizard Morphometrics
Dr. Mark Wilkinson visits UMMZ to work in world class caecilian collection
John Murphy examines museum specimens from Trinidad
John Murphy is working on the next edition of his book,"Amphibians and Reptiles of Trinidad and Tobago".
Snake Survey protocol
Lake Superior Basin Amphibian and Reptile Distributions
Tom Anton (left) and Gary Casper (right) confirm museum specimen identifications and collection data for each Museum Record from the Lake Superior Basin.
Red-backs and Lead-backs
Comparison of the frequency of the "lead backed" phase of the Red-backed Salamander, Plethodon cinereus, in Great Lakes Islands populations vs. mainland populations.
Flint Herpetology Class visits the collection
The UM - Flint Herpetology Class came for a tour as a field trip on November 26th, 2013. Their Instructor, Teresa Yoder, has routinely borrowed specimens from us for her laboratory demonstrations.