Watch for Snakes

Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles
Department of Biological Sciences, P.O. Box 599,
Arkansas State University, State University, AR 72467-0599


Editor-in-Chief  - J. Arkansas Academy of Science (1992-2007)
2005 President - AAS
Co-Founder and Special Publications Editor
Herpetological Conservation and Biology
President - 2012-2013 Herpetologists' League

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Spermatazoon of the Western Lesser Siren


Slimy Salamander.6-4-13f


Herpetology and Electron Microscopy

  With Horned Lizard
BS - 1970 - Zoology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
MS - 1974 - Zoology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
PhD - 1980 - Zoology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Office: LSW 146  
Phone: (870) 972-3082

Voice:  (870) 972-3111


Comparative Vertebrate Reproduction/Histo-Herpetology

Molesalcollared lizard

Mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum) Eastern Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus collaris)


Alligator Snapping Turtle (Salado Creek, AR--July 2011)


 Herpetological Conservation and Biology

in The Chronicle of Higher Education...

Salamandria Coming in 2015




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Get down to earth with salamanders!

2014 - Year of the Salamander

Conservation groups in partnership with PARC are designating 2014 as the Year of the Salamander

For questions or inquiries about the Year of the Salamander, email the planning team at:








Sallies at the Drainpipe.10-10-14Sal book cover

Eleven nervous salamanders consider escape through a herpetarium's drainpipe!