Amphibia and Reptiles from the Medanos of Samalayuca, Chihuahua, Mexico

Faculty of Superior Studies Iztacala, UNAM
Biology, Technology and Prototypes Unit (UBIPRO)
Research and Graduate Division
Av. de los Barrios s/n
Col. Los Reyes Iztacala
54090 Tlalnepantla, Edo. de Mexico, Mexico.
Phone: 5623 1152
Fax 5623 1193

Dr. Julio A. Lemos Espinal
Head of the Project
Laboratory of Ecology
Phone: 5623 1228


Database contains information of taxonomy, distribution and natural history of the amphibians and reptiles developed at an area known as Los Medanos de Samalayuca, Chihuahua, Mexico. This study is useful for the increase of general understanding of amphibians and reptiles from Mexico and as a tool for developing specific conservation plans for this region.

This database contains 902 specimens corresponding to 10 families, 24 genera and 35 species collected in 76 localities and it pertains to the SNIB


Projects supported by Conabio