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Staff of the Herpetology Section

Scientific staff

Frank Glaw

Dr. Frank Glaw

  • Head of Department of Vertebrates
  • Section leader since 1997
  • Tel.: +49-(0)89-8107 114
  • E-Mail: Frank.Glaw@zsm.mwn.de
  • Research interests: Amphibians and reptiles of Madagascar and surrounding island groups: systematics, phylogeny, biogeography, diversity, bioacoustics.
  • Publications
  • New Taxa

Technical staff

Dipl.-Biol. Michael Franzen

  • Technical assistant
  • Tel: +49-(0)89-8107 113
  • E-Mail: Michael.Franzen@zsm.mwn.de
  • Research interests: Amphibians and reptiles of the Middle East and Central America, snakes of Madagascar, salamanders, tiger beetles (Cicindelidae)
  • Publications

PhD student

Oliver HawlitschekDipl.-Biol. Oliver Hawlitschek


Students and Research associates

maM.Sc. Mónica Arias

  • E-mail: moarias@gmail.com
  • Research interests: Morphological evolution of mantellid frogs, GBIF-Vertebrata project

Annika Aurbach

  • Research interests: GBIF-Vertebrata project

jbJohannes Berger

  • Research interests: Herpetofauna of Comoro islands

bbBoris Brückmann

  • Research interests: Herpetofauna of Comoro islands

gmGlib Mazepa

  • MEME Master-Student
  • Research interests: Distribution of Pelophylax genotypes in Bavaria, GBIF-Vertebrata project

brBiofagri Rachmayuningtyas

  • MEME master student
  • E-mail: biofagri@yahoo.com
  • Research interests: Distribution of Pelophylax genotypes in Bavaria, ecological niche modelling of Barbourula, GBIF-Vertebrata project

hwHanna Wegener

  • EES master student
  • E-mail: hannaweg75@gmail.com
  • Research interests: Evolution of amphibians and reptiles, GBIF-Vertebrata project

tyTülin Yücearda

  • Research interests: GBIF-Vertebrata project

Dieter FuchsDieter Fuchs

  • Technical assistant from 1960-2007
  • Research interests: Snakes, in particular venomous snakes

Dr. Ulrich Gruber

  • Head of herpetology section from 1971-
  • Ostenerstr. 5, 83623 Dietramszell,
  • Tel: +49-(0)8027-588 or +49(0)89-8107 115
  • Research interests: Herpetofauna of the Himalayas, amphibians and reptiles of Bavaria, reptiles of Greek islands
  • Publications

Monika Labes Dr. Monika Labes


Ulrich Gruber Josef Friedrich Schmidtler