Laboratory of Ornithology and Herpetology - Department of Herpetology

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Department of herpetology unites specialists on amphibians and reptilians, studying morphology, taxonomy, and phylogeny of lizards of the Palaearctic and South East Asia (N.B. Ananjeva); biodiversity, taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography, and ecology of Palaearctic amphibians (N.L. Orlov); taxonomy and biogeography of Palaearctci amphibians (L.Ya. Borkin); karyology of Palaearctic lizards (L.A. Kupriyanova); systematics, phylogeny and distribution of amphibians and reptiles of the Caucasus and adjacent territory, the history of herpetology (I.V. Doronin); ecology and zoogeography of amphibians and reptilians of Russia, the Near East, and South Asia (K.D. Milto); reptilian fauna of the Near East (D.A. Melnikov); paleontology, morphology, taxonomy, and phylogeny of amphibians and reptilians of Russia and adjacent countries (I.G. Danilov, E.V. Syromyatnikova).

Staff

Natalia B. Ananjeva (Heard of Department, Principal Researcher, Doctor of Biological Sciences)

Leo (Lev) J. Borkin (Leading Researcher, Candidate of Biological Sciences)

Anna N. Gnetneva (PhD Student)

Eugeny A. Golynsky (Senior Collection Keeper)

Igor V. Doronin (Senior Researcher, Candidate of Biological Sciences)

Marina A. Doronina (PhD Student)

Larissa K. Iogansen (Senior Collection Keeper)

Larissa A. Kupriyanova (Senior Researcher, Candidate of Biological Sciences)

Daniel A. Melnikov (Junior Researcher, Candidate of Biological Sciences)

Konstantin D. Milto (Senior Researcher, Candidate of Biological Sciences)

Nikolai L. Orlov (Leading Researcher, Candidate of Biological Sciences)

Alexander A. Ostroshabov (Senior Collection Keeper)

Elena V. Syromyatnikova (Researcher, Candidate of Biological Sciences)