Due to adminstrative hurdles, the launch of new mobile apps for Android and IOS is sadly on hold!
Thanks to our UC Berkeley Student Developers, who have worked so hard on them. We hope that we can find funding to complete the launch.
AmphibiaWeb on iTunes is no longer available
by University of California Berkeley Natural History Museums and Field Stations
Updates (February 2013): iOS 5 compatible.
Updates (January 2013): Displays range maps from IUCN Global Amphibian Assessment 2010; Easier navigation; Faster loading. Other minor improvements for iOS6, may have compatibility issues with older iOS versions.
New features (September 2012) include: browse amphibians by image (with adjustable image sizes), download data and calls in the background, minor bug fixes. Also, home screen and options menu displays current total known species count. Now compatible with iPad!
Features include (December 2011): search for amphibian species by name or geography including your location, view species descriptions, species photos, mapped specimen points, and listen to calls.
Screenshots, updated September 2012
[Click images to enlarge.]
To read more about the AmphibiaWeb iPhone app and its development, see the
Herpetology Notes paper
written by AmphibiaWeb programmers, Melrose Roderick and Joyce Gross.