AmphibiaWeb has gone mobile! iPhone users can now take AmphibiaWeb wherever you go.
by University of California Berkeley Natural History Museums and Field Stations
Updates (February 2013): iOS 5 compatible.
Updates (January 2013): Displays range maps from IUCN Global Amphibian Assessment 2010; Easier navigation; Faster loading. Other minor improvements for iOS6, may have compatibility issues with older iOS versions.
New features (September 2012) include: browse amphibians by image (with adjustable image sizes), download data and calls in the background, minor bug fixes. Also, home screen and options menu displays current total known species count. Now compatible with iPad!
Features include (December 2011): search for amphibian species by name or geography including your location, view species descriptions, species photos, mapped specimen points, and listen to calls.
We plan to add more functionality and refine the checklist feature that will generate a list of expected species by your location, so stay tuned for updates. Please let us know what you think; your feedback is valuable.
Screenshots, updated September 2012
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To read more about the AmphibiaWeb iPhone app and its development, see the
Herpetology Notes paper
written by AmphibiaWeb programmers, Melrose Roderick and Joyce Gross.