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Welcome to the website of the Australian Society of Herpetologists

Herpetology is the study of reptiles and amphibians, and those who study them are referred to as herpetologists. The Australian Society of Herpetologists Incorporated is a professional body for practising herpetologists. Use this website to find out about ASH, who is involved and what events are coming up.

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Recent Updates
Details on the 2015 ASH conference to be held in Eildon, Victoria, 21-24th Jan, are now available on the conference site. Registration opens 13th October 2014 and closes 14th November 2014.

Kaiser et al. (2013) Best practices: In the 21st century, taxonomic decisions in herpetology are acceptable only when supported by a body of evidence and published via peer-review.
This article has huge implications for herpetological taxonomy and nomenclature in Australia.

Minutes of the 2014 AGM.
Minutes of the 2013 AGM.