FAUNA Paraguay Useful Herpetological Links
The following links are relevant to Herpetology in Paraguay and the Neotropics. It is a selective list of the best websites. Links should work directly, if they do not try typing them manually and please report the faulty link to us so that we can fix it! If you have a relevant webpage and would like to swap links with us please contact us!

General Links:

http://www.faunaparaguay.com/imagesreptiles.html> Largest selection of Paraguayan reptile photos on the web. RECOMMENDED

http://www.faunaparaguay.com/imagesamphibians.html> Largest selection of Paraguayan amphibian photos on the web. RECOMMENDED

Infonatura Amphibians of Latin America searchable database

Society for Study of Reptiles and Amphibians

Amphibia Web covering about 20% of world´s species.

http://www.amphibians.org/ Amphibian Specialists Group

  Taxonomy of world´s amphibians online RECOMMENDED

http://www.t-ad.net/ishbh/ International Society for the History and Bibliography of Herpetology

http://caibco.ucv.ve/serpientesdevenezuela/ArchivosHTML/home.htm Snakes of Venezuela with image gallery

http://zvert.fcien.edu.uy/anfibios.html List of the Amphibians of Uruguay

http://www.butantan.gov.br/ Website of famous Butanta Snake Farm in Sao Paulo Brazil

http://www.herpconbio.org/herp_websites.htm Exhaustive list of links to herpetological websites

http://www.sbherpetologia.org.br/ Sociedade Brasileira de Herpetologia publishes new South American Journal of Herpetology

http://utweb.ut.edu/faculty/mmeers/bcb/index.html Bibliography of Crocodilian Literature

http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/herpetology/crocs.htm Crocodile Specialist Group

http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/herpetology/turtcroclist/ In depth taxonomic treatment of worlds crocodiles, turtles and tuatara.

EMBL Reptile Database

Online literature:

http://www.doaj.org/ directory of open access journals

http://herplit.com/herplit/ Herpetology literature database RECOMMENDED

http://images.nbii.gov/ Massive databank of biological images worldwide, including some 1300 from Paraguay.

The following websites have downloadable articles relevant to Neotropical herpetology

http://www.faunaparaguay.com/journal.html Our own Paraguayan journal - Bellbird. English and Spanish. RECOMMENDED

Amphibian and reptile conservation. Also provides links to herpetological journals some of which are free to download. English.

Froglog English.

http://www.herpconbio.org/ Herpetological conservation and biology English.

http://www.cnah.org/cnah_pdf.asp  600+ herpetological journal articles available free to download mainly North American and Mexico. English

Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter English.

Caecilian newsletter English.

http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/ Publications of the AMNH available for download including AMNH Novitates, Bulletin AMNH, Memoirs AMNH etc. English. RECOMMENDED

http://www.scielo.org Scielo. Large number of downloadable zoological journals relevant to Latin America. Spanish and English. RECOMMENDED

Voice Recordings

http://www.naturesongs.com/CRsounds.html#herps downloadable Costa Rican amphibian and reptile calls


Email these addresses directly with a blank message to subscribe. The links here are not active links to the home pages of the groups.

HERPETOLOCOS-subscribe@yahoogrupos.com.mx Non-technical reptile group. Spanish.

herpetologiaherpetology-subscribe@yahoogrupos.com.mx More scientific. Spanish.

herpetologycentral-subscribe@yahoogroups.com English

tortoisetrust-subscribe@yahoogroups.com English. Focus on Chelonians

theamphibianlounge-subscribe@yahoogroups.com Non-technical amphibian group. English

herps_ecuador-subscribe@yahoogroups.com Ecuadorian-based technical herp group. Spanish.

asalzberg@herpdigest.org  Herp Digest, detailed up to date information. English.

http://www.listserv.uga.edu/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=parc&A=1 Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Listserver. English. Follow link for subscription information

Global Organisations:

http://www.conservation.org/ Conservation International

http://www.biodiversityhotspots.org Detailed information on the worlds major biomes

http://www.cites.org/ CITES

http://www.wwf.org/ World Wildlife Fund

http://www.iucnredlist.org/ IUCN Redlist of Threatened species of the world

http://www.sp2000.org/ Indexing the world’s known species, currently nearly a one million species listed.

http://www.reptilia-amphibia.net/ Reptiles and Amphibians of France, packed with images, information and videos.

National Organisations:

http://www.salvemoslos.com.py Site highlighting the dangers facing Paraguayan flora and fauna

http://www.mbertoni.org.py/ Fundación Moises Bertoni. Private conservation organisation charged with protection of Mbaracayú Reserve

http://procosara.org PROCOSARA NGO responsible for the conservation of San Rafael National Park

http://www.seam.gov.py/ Secretario del Medio Ambiente (SEAM). Government Environment Ministry.

http://www.sobrevivencia.org.py/ Sobrevivencia. Organisation involved in indigenous rights and conservation issues.

http://www.paraguaysilvestre.org.py/ Paraguay Silvestre. Government conservation initiative

http://www.naturalparaguay.org/ Natural Land Trust

http://www.desdelchaco.org.py/ Fundación Desde el Chaco. Promotes sustainable development in the Chaco

http://www.tierranuestra.org.py/ Tierra Nuestra

http://www.wwf.org.py/ World Wildlife Fund Paraguay

http://www.ippa.org.py/ Instituto Paraguayo de Protección Ambiental

http://www.idea.org.py/ Instituto de Derecho y Economia Ambiental (IDEA). Environmental law organisation.
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