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Agamid Phylogeny and Taxonomy



Quick facts

Project title: 
Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Agamid Lizards
ZFMK Project lead: 
Object of research: 
Reptiles, Squamata: Agamidae


All genera of African and Middle East agamid lizards will be studied using genetics and morphological data. This will be the basis of a complete zoogeographical study of colonization events to and from Africa and the importance of geomorphological structures.


Contact person

former PhD student
P-Wagner [at]