Claudia Corti

Claudia Corti


Museo di Storia Naturale dell’Università degli Studi di Firenze Sezione di Zoologia "La Specola"

Member of the Societas Herpetological Italica

President of Societas Europaea Herpetologica;

Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Lacertiden in DGHT and Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, USA Research

Associate and honorary fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA

Assessor of the IUCN, for the herpetology in the Mediterranean Area

 

PhD in Biological Sciences, she works at the Section of Zoology “La Specola” of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Florence (Italy) as curator of the collection of anatomical waxes and ancient as well as the temporary exhibitions. With regards to the research activities, she has investigated multiple aspects of herpetology, both basic and applied. In particular, for over thirty years, she studied populations of amphibians and reptiles of the Mediterranean islands. She has given seminars for the Bachelor of Vertebrate Zoology and was responsible for the Laboratory of Experimental Biology 1 (Comparative Anatomy) for the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences of the University of Florence. He has held several workshops for organizations and national institutions and specialized courses and masters and PhD subjects.

She is member of the Societas Herpetological Italica, Societas Europaea Herpetologica (President); Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Lacertiden in DGHT and Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, USA. She is also research associate and honorary fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA and Assessor of the IUCN, for the herpetology in the Mediterranean Area.

 

"Life in extreme habitats. Lizards of small islands, islets and rocks: some examples from the western Mediterranean." (abstract)

Congress Collaborators

  • Nuno Costa
  • Emanuele Fasola
  • Iolanda Rocha
  • Bárbara Santos
  • Inês Bulhosa
  • Isabel Damas
  • Ariana Moutinho
  • Sara Costa
  • Cátia Venâncio
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