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The EMBL Reptile Database http://www.embl-heidelberg.de/~uetz/LivingReptiles.html http://www.reptiliaweb.org http://www.reptile-database.org Peter Uetz previously European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg (EMBL) University of Washington, Seattle now

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The EMBL Reptile Database

http://www.embl-heidelberg.de/~uetz/LivingReptiles.html

http://www.reptiliaweb.org

http://www.reptile-database.org

Peter Uetz

previously

European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg (EMBL)

University of Washington, Seattle

now

Research Center Karlsruhe, Germany

Most of my original presentation consisted of screen shots. They have been

left out from this online version. Please visit the actual website(s)

listed above and later in this file.


Vital Stats (July 2001):

7994 species

~ 60 new species per year

4700 subspecies

17600 names (~2 per species)

7959 species with distribution data (99.5%)

7780 species with original references (97.3 %)

8950 references (mostly taxonomic)


Higher Taxa in reptiles

156 amphisbaenians

23 crocodiles (0.3 %)

2%

2 tuataras (0.025 %)

295 turtles (4%)

2920 snakes (37%)

4470 lizards (57%)


Higher Taxa in reptiles: families

1850 colubrids

(25%)

1106 species in 47

other families (14%)

117 Teiidae (1.5%)

125 Phrynosomatidae (1.6%)

146 Amphisbaenidae (1.8%)

157 Chamaeleonidae (1.9%)

182 Gymnophthalmidae (2.3%)

215 Typhlopidae (2.7%)

1200 skinks

(16%)

237 Viperidae (3%)

239 Elapidae (3%)

264 Lacertidae (3.3%)

280 Tropiduridae (3.5 %)

365 Agamidae (4.6%)

1000 geckoes

(14%)

389 Polychrotidae (5%)


Classical papers as full text (pdf) files:

Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia

1841-1899 (127 papers, ~ 800 pages), online.

Annals and Magazine of Natural History, London

1838-1899 (~400 papers), not online yet.

1269 species entries (15%) reference one of these papers!


EMBL database web site user stat 1996-2001

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Species distribution worldwide

Uetz (2000) Herp. Rev. 31 (1): 13-15


Other projects:

Online:

Iverson’s turtle database

Collections online:

Combined index to herp collections:

URL:

Published atlases:to some extent/being worked on:

North America Africa

Caribbean Asia

Europe South/Middle America

Australia


Iverson’s turtle database:

http://bufo.geo.orst.edu/turtle/

See web site for details.


Combined index to herp collections

http://research.calacademy.org/herpetology/Comb_Herp_Index.html


Acknowledgments:

(Too) Many volunteer contributors (see online list)

The Systematics Working Group (DGHT)

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles


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