Herpetological Information and Links

NZ herpetological information

Best practice for monitoring herpetofauna (NZ Department of Conservation)

NZ native reptiles and frogs (NZ Department of Conservation)

NZ reptiles and frogs distribution (NZ Department of Conservation)

NZFROG: information and resources for frog conservation

NZ Lizards database (Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research)


International herpetological information

Amphibian species of the world (American Museum of Natural History)

IUCN Redlist of Threatened Species


NZ conservation and research organisations

Department of Conservation

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research

Museum of New Zealand/Te Papa Tongarewa

Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society


Herpetological societies

New Zealand Herpetological Society NZHS

Australian Herpetological Society AHS

Australian Society of Herpetologists

Australian Herpetology information and links

Smålands Herpetologiska Förening (Sweden)

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles SSAR


Journals that include herpetological content include:

Applied Herpetology (defunct since 2010)




Herpetological Conservation and Biology

Herpetologica and Herpetological Review journals (Herpetologists League)

Journal of Herpetology (Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles SSAR)

The Herpetological Journal (British Herpetological Society)

The Herpetological Bulletin (British Herpetological Society)

New Zealand Journal of Ecology (New Zealand Ecological Society)

New Zealand Journal of Zoology

Austral Ecology (Ecological Society of Australia)

Wildlife Research (CSIRO Publishing)