The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Dr. Claudia Koch

Curator Herpetology
Radiation Protection Officer
Head of Animal Husbandry
Tel: +49 228 9122-234
Fax: +49 228 9122-212
Mail: c.koch [at]



Research interests

Systematics, taxonomy, morphology, evolution, biogeography, phylogeny, ecology and conservation of reptiles and amphibians, with a special focus on Neotropical species.


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde, Societas Europaea Herpetologica, Alexander Koenig Gesellschaft, Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik, Association for Tropical Biology & Conservation


Biodiversitätspreis der Mainzer Akademie der Wissenschaften und Literatur, Chimaira-Wissenschaftspreis

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