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A reassessment of the conservation status of the amphibians of Mexico based on the Environmental Vulnerability Measure. 2013. Larry D. Wilson, Jerry D. Johnson, Vincente Mata-Silva Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 7(1): 97–127(e69).

Larry D Wilson

LARRY D. WILSON is a herpetologist with lengthy experience in Mesoamerica, totaling six collective years (combined over the past 47). Larry is the senior editor of the recently published Conservation of Mesoamerican Amphibians and Reptiles and a co-author of seven of its chapters. He retired after 35 years of service as Professor of Biology at Miami-Dade College in Miami, Florida. Larry is the author or co-author of more than 290 peer-reviewed papers and books on herpetology, including the 2004 Amphibian and Reptile Conservation paper entitled “The conservation status of the herpetofauna of Honduras.” His other books include The Snakes of Honduras, Middle American Herpetology, The Amphibians of Honduras, Amphibians & Reptiles of the Bay Islands and Cayos Cochinos, Honduras, The Amphibians and Reptiles of the Honduran Mosquitia, and Guide to the Amphibians & Reptiles of Cusuco National Park, Honduras. He also served as the Snake Section Editor for the Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles for 33 years. Over his career, Larry has authored or co-authored the descriptions of 69 currently recognized herpetofaunal species and six species have been named in his honor, including the anuran Craugastor lauraster and the snakes Cerrophidion wilsoni, Myriopholis wilsoni, and Oxybelis wilsoni.


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 Dr Robert Browne

Dr. Robert Browne Chairperson

Dr. Browne established the Internet based ARC in 2011 and expanded it globally in 2013. Robert is committed to achieving the ARC's goal to provide for the sustainable management of amphibians and reptiles. He has a wide international experience in herpetological conservation and has published over 40 scientific articles on amphibian and reptile conservation. see Biography