Links

Institutional Websites

http://www.iucn.org - IUCN, International Union for the Conservation of Nature website.

http://www.conservation.org - Conservation International website.

http://www.natureserve.org - NatureServe website.

General Amphibian Websites

http://www.amphibians.org/ - Amphibian Specialist Group: Global network dedicated to the conservation of amphibians and their habitats around the world.

http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.php - Amphibian Species of the World: An Online Reference: Provides systematic information on all amphibian species.

http://www.amphibiaweb.org/ - AmphibiaWeb: Provides information for all amphibians on conservation, population declines, as well as images and other information about many amphibian species.

http://www.open.ac.uk/daptf/index.htm - IUCN/SSC Declining Amphibian Population Task Force - The Mission of the DAPTF is to determine the nature, extent and causes of declines of amphibians throughout the world, and to promote means by which declines can be halted or reversed.

http://www.ssarherps.org/default.htm - Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles: An organization established to advance research, conservation, and education about amphibians and reptiles. Publications include the Journal of Herpetology and Herpetological Review.

http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/cbd/HL/HL.html - The Herpetologists' League: An international organization devoted to studying the biology of amphibians and reptiles. Publications include the journal Herpetologica and Herpetological Monographs.

http://www.frogs.org/ - Amphibian Conservation Alliance: nonprofit organization working to protect amphibian wildlife.

http://www.jcu.edu.au/school/phtm/PHTM/frogs/ampdis.htm - Amphibian Diseases Home Page: Provides information on diseases of amphibians.

http://www.herpnet.org/ - HERPNET: A collaborative effort by natural history museums to establish a global network of herpetological collections data.

http://www.savethefrogs.com/ - SAVE THE FROGS!: A non-profit organization dedicated to amphibian conservation.

http://www.caudata.org/ - The Newt and Salamander Portal: facilitates the sharing of accurate information about newts and salamanders, with an emphasis on their maintenance in captivity.

http://www.gymnophiona.org/ - Gymnophiona.org: a site intended to provide accurate information on caecilians and create an online community of caecilian enthusiasts.

http://www.livingunderworld.org/ - Livingunderworld.org: an ongoing web project dedicated to the preservation of wild and captive amphibians.

Regional Amphibian Websites

Africa

http://www.afriherp.org/ - Afriherp.org - a resource centre for the exchange of information on the herpetofauna of Africa.

http://www.wits.ac.za/haa/ - Herpetological Association of Africa: dedicated to the study and conservation of reptiles and amphibians, particularly those of Africa. Publishes the African Journal of Herpetology.

Australia and New Zealand

http://www.jcu.edu.au/school/tbiol/zoology/herp/decline/decl.shtml - Amphibian declines in Australia: includes information on frog declines in Australia and current research in to these declines.

http://www.jcu.edu.au/school/tbiol/zoology/herp/herp2.shtml - Australian Herpetological Directory: A repository for information on Australian herpetofauna managed by James Cook University.

http://www.frogs.org.au/ - Amphibian Research Centre: a centre dedicated to research and conservation of Australia's unique frogs providing expertise in all areas of frog knowledge including captive breeding and research and education.

http://www.nzfrogs.org/ - NZFROG: Information and resources on frog conservation on New Zealand.

Europe

http://www.club100.net/ - club100.net: a meeting place for European field herpetology enthusiasts, with many photographs of European amphibians and reptiles.

http://www.gli.cas.cz/SEH/ - Societas Europaea Herpetologica (SEH) - is a specialist society presently made up by nearly 500 members from most of the European countries as well as from elsewhere in the world.

http://www.herpconstrust.org.uk/ - The Herpetological Conservation Trust: a European charitable trust dedicated to the conservation of reptiles and amphibians.

http://waterfrogs.csit.fsu.edu/ - Western Palearctic Water Frogs and Water Frog Information Pool: Detailed website on Western Palearctic Water frogs.

http://www.whose-tadpole.net/ - Whose tadpole is it?: A guide to the tadpole identification for Central European Amphibians.

Austria

http://www.herpetofauna.at/ - Amphibien and Reptilien Österreichs: Herpetofauna of Austria

http://www.nhm-wien.ac.at/nhm/herpet/index.htm - Austrian Herpetological Society (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Herpetologie (ÖGH)): public non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of all aspects of herpetology. Publications include the journal Herpetozoa.

Cyprus

http://bornova.ege.edu.tr/~bgocmen/home12.html - Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern Cyprus: Details of the amphibians and reptiles in northern Cyprus.

Finland

http://www.herpetomania.fi/ - The Herpetological Society of Finland: Promotes the research, protection, keeping and breeding of reptiles and amphibians. Publishes the journal Herpetomania.

France

http://www.societeherpetologiquedefrance.asso.fr/ - La Société Herpétologique de France: French herpetological society.

Greece

http://www.nhmc.uoc.gr:9091/homeENG.htm - Societas Hellenica Herpetologica: Concerning the study and protection of the Greek reptile and amphibian species and their habitat.

Italy

http://www.aes-web.it/home.htm - Associazione Erpetologica Siciliana: The herpetofauna of Sicily, Italy.

http://www.unipv.it/webshi/ - La Societas Herpetologica Italica (S.H.I.): The Italian herpetofauna society.

Spain

http://www.mma.es/conserv_nat/inventarios/inv_biodiversidad/html/anfibios_reptiles/anfibios.htm - Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Spain: Government website with detailed species accounts for the amphibians of Spain.

http://www.herpetologica.org/index.asp - Asociación Sociación Herpetológica Española: Spanish Herpetological Association whose publications include the Revista Española de Herpetología and the Boletín de la Asociación Herpetológica Española.

United Kingdom

http://www.thebhs.org/ - The British Herpetological Society

North America

http://www.cnah.org/index.asp - The Center for North American Herpetology:. Joseph T. Collins' website, a good place to start to access much herpetological information, particularly with reference to the United States.

http://www.frogweb.gov/ - Amphibian declines and deformities: Information on declines and deformities in North American species.

http://www.asih.org/ - American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists: dedicated to the scientific study of fishes, amphibians and reptiles. Publishes the journal Copeia.

http://www.parcplace.org/ - Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation: partnership dedicated to the conservation of herpetofauna and their habitats in the United States.

http://armi.usgs.gov/ - Amphibian and Reptile Monitoring Initiative (ARMI) - national program of amphibian monitoring, research, and conservation.

http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/armiatlas/ - ARMI National Atlas of Amphibian Distributions.

http://www.carcnet.ca/ - Canadian Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Network: dedicated to conserving Canada's native species of amphibians and reptiles.

http://www.torontozoo.com/adoptapond/ - Adopt-a-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme: This programme provides teachers, students and community groups with information resources and educational opportunities to conserve, restore and create wetland habitats.

http://www.naturewatch.ca/english/frogwatch/on/intro.html - Frog Watch Ontario: Anuran monitoring programme in Ontario, Canada.

South America

http://rana.biologia.ucr.ac.cr - The Research and Analysis Network for Neotropical Amphibians.

http://www.natureserve.org/aboutUs/latinamerica/maps_amphibians.jsp - NatureServe Andes Amazon Project Distribution Maps of Endemic Amphibians: Provides distribution maps for endemic amphibians of the tropical Andes.

Argentina

http://www.portal-aha.com.ar/ - Asociación Herpetológica Argentina: An organization dedicated to the herpetology of Argentina.

Brazil

http://www.sbherpetologia.org.br/ - Sociedade Brasileira de Herpetologia: Brazilian Herpetological Society.

Bolivia

http://www.herpetology-bolivia.com/englishstart2.htm - Herpetology of Bolivia: Details and photographs of the herpetofauna of Bolivia.

Ecuador

http://www.puce.edu.ec/zoologia/vertebrados/amphibiawebec/index.html -AmphibiaWebEcuador: Information on the amphibians of Ecuador processed at the Museo de Zoología del Centro de Biodiversidad y Ambiente (Escuela de Biología) de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.

Central America

Caribbean

http://evo.bio.psu.edu/caribherp/lists/wi-list.htm - Caribherp: checklist of West Indian amphibians and reptiles.

Guatemala

http://uta.edu/biology/campbell/guatemala - Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Guatemala.

Mexico

http://www.sociedadherpetologicamexicana.com/ - Sociedad Herpetológica Mexicana A.C.: a non-governmental herpetological organization. Publishes the jounal Boletín de la Sociedad Herpetológica Mexicana.

http://www.mexico-herps.com/ - Mexico Herps: Website dedicated to Mexican herps.

Panama

http://home.earthlink.net/~itec/Amphibian.html - Amphibians of Panama: checklist of species as well as other useful information and photos for each species.

Asia

India

http://www.zooreach.org/ - ZOO (Zoo Outreach Organisation): conservation, education, research and animal welfare Society for South Asia.

Japan

http://zoo.zool.kyoto-u.ac.jp/herp/ - The Herpetological Society of Japan: Publishes the journals Current Herpetology and Bulletin of the Herpetological Society of Japan.

http://www3.ocn.ne.jp/~herpsgh/amphibians.html - Amphibians of Hiroshima: Data including photographs of the 19 amphibians in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

Malaysia

http://www.frogweb.org/ - Frogs of the Malay Peninsula: an in-depth look at the frogs and toads of the Malay Peninsula.

Pakistan

http://wildlifeofpakistan.com/AmphibiansofPakistan/amphibiansofPakistanmain.htm - Wildlife of Pakistan: Species accounts and list for the amphibians of Pakistan.

Philippines

http://www.herpwatch.org/ - Herpwatch Philippines: a guide to the diversity and natural history of the reptiles and amphibians of the Philippines.

Sri Lanka

http://www.wht.org/New-08-99/Amph-general.htm - Wildlife Heritage Trust of Sri Lanka: Information on the amphibians of Sri Lanka.

Bibliographic websites

http://www.herpetofauna.org/ - Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.

http://www.herplit.com/ - The Herplit Database consists of approximately 50,000 citations dating from 1586 to the present.

General Biodiversity

/ - IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: contains the IUCN Red List assessments for thousands of species, including all amphibians.

http://www.natureserve.org/explorer - NatureServe Explorer: (data on plants, animals, and ecological communities of the US and Canada).

http://www.natureserve.org/infonatura - InfoNatura: data on birds, mammals, and amphibians of Latin America and the Caribbean.

http://www.zeroextinction.org/ - Alliance for Zero Extinction: Website dedicated to the identification of key sites and species flagged as imperiled by extinction.

http://www.worldwildlife.org/wildfinder/ - WWF's Wildfinder: map-driven, searchable database of more than 26,000 species worldwide.