Herpetological Links


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Herpetological Societies

Looking to get more involved in local herpetological issues or to learn more? Local and national herpetological societies are great ways to meet people who are active in their field or are simply passionate about amphibians and reptiles.

Looking for individual researchers of amphibian biology and conservation? Try checking herpetological societies, which often maintain lists of members who are active in their field.


  • The World Congress of Herpetology- meeting every 3-5 years this organization promotes international collaboration in herpetology.
  • North America

  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - include Copeia publication
  • SSAR, Society for Study of Amphibians and Reptiles - includes Journal of Herpetology, Herpetological Review, and other books and monographs
  • The Herpetologists' League - includes Herpetologica and monographs
  • Center for North American Herpetology - responsible for Journal of North American Herpetology and its predecessor, Contemporary Herpetology
  • ARAV - Association of Reptilian & Amphibian Veterinarians
  • Central Florida Herpetological Society
  • East Texas Herpetological Society
  • Philadelphia Herpetological Society
  • Southwestern Herpetologists Society
  • Tucson Herpetological Society
  • Virginia Herpetological Society
  • Western New York Herpetological Society
  • South America

  • AmphibiaWeb Ecuador
  • Asociación Herpetológica Argentina
  • Sociedade Brasileira de Herpetologia
  • Europe

  • Asociación Herpetológica Española
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde e.V.(DGHT) - German Herpetological Society which has active and well known husbandry expertise
  • Herpetological Club Oradea (Romania)
  • Nordisk herpetologisk forening
  • Pod@rcis, Dutch herpetological E-zine, specializing in vivaria and herpetology (in English and Dutch)
  • Smålands Herpetologiska Förening (SmHF) - Swedish Herpetological Society
  • Societas Europaea Herpetologica (SEH) -includes the publications Amphibia-Reptilia and Herpetology Notes
  • Societas Herpetologica Italica
  • Stockholms Herpetologiska Förening (SHF)
  • Asia

  • The Herpetological Society of Japan
  • Oceania

  • Queensland Frog Society
  • The Australian Society of Herpetologists Incorporated
  • Victorian Herpetological Society
  • Victorian Frog Group
  • Africa

  • Herpetological Association of Africa (HAA)

  • This list is not complete. If you know of other sites or resources that should be included here, please contact us.