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Department of Vertebrate Zoology

Division of Amphibians & Reptiles

Phyllomedusa vaillantii
Phyllomedusa vaillantii Ecuador, Pastaza Province. Photographed by William W. Lamar
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    Steve W. Gotte
    USGS Museum Specialist

  • Phone: (301) 238-1803
  • Fax: (202) 357-1932
  • E-mail: gottes@si.edu

  • Mailing and Shipping Address:
    Biological Survey Unit
    Division of Amphibians and Reptiles
    Museum Support Center, MRC 534
    4210 Silver Hill Road
    Suitland, MD 20746
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Related Links

USGS Staff Profile
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Education

BS-Biology, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, 1982.
MS-Biology, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, 1988.

Responsibilities and Research Interests

Care, management, and curation of the Amphibian and Reptile Collections and associated data. Participate in field surveys of amphibian and reptile biodiversity.

Recent Publications

Cardwell, Michael D., Gotte, Steve W., McDiarmid, Roy W., Gilmore, Ned and Poindexter, James A. 2013. Type specimens of Crotalus scutulatus (Chordata: Reptilia: Squamata: Viperidae) re-examined, with new evidence after more than a century of confusion. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 126(1): 11-16. doi:10.2988/0006-324X-126.1.11

de Albuquerque, Nelson R., Passos, Paulo and Gotte, Steve W. 2012. Leptophis santamartensis (Serpentes, Colubridae), a Junior Synonym of Leptophis ahaetulla occidentalis. Journal of Herpetology, 46(2): 248-252. doi:10.1670/10-263

Zug, George R., Gotte, Steve W. and Jacobs, Jeremy F. 2011. Pythons in Burma: Short-tailed Pythons (Reptilia: Squamata). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 124(2): 112-136. doi:10.2988/10-34.1

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