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The Department of Herpetology focuses on systematic and conservation biology research of amphibians and reptiles from California and Baja California. Projects involve habitat evaluation, distribution analysis, thermoregulation, alpha taxonomy, phylogenetic reconstruction, and historical biogeography.


Bradford Hollingsworth and Dustin Wood during the 2003 Binational Expedition


Angelo Soto-Centeno and Clark Mahrdt evaluating salamander habitat

Field communications tent during the 2003 Binational Expedition


Examining a Red-legged Frog in Baja California