Acknowledgments

Breda Zimkus would like to thank the following organizations and people for their contributions and valuable assistance:

  • Encyclopedia of Life Rubenstein Fellows Program and Tanya Dewey (EOL Rubenstein Fellows Coordinator)
  • Katja Schulz (Species Pages Coordinator, Encyclopedia of Life) for assistance with the LifeDesk platform, working with Smithsonian interns, and answering endless questions
  • David Shorthouse (LifeDesks Lead) for assistance with the LifeDesk platform
  • The EOL Learning and Education Group: Marie Studer, Jeff Holmes and Tracy Barbaro
  • Interns from the Smithsonian and Museum of Comparative Zoology:

        Lee Dietterich (MCZ)

        Jasmine Manalel (Smithsonian)

        Travis Bergmann (Smithsonian)

  • Students from 2010 Herpetology Course at Harvard (taught by Jim Hanken and Jonathan Losos):

        Lee Dietterich

        Daniel Gale Rosen

        Willy Goldsmith

  • Connie Rinaldo and Mary Sears at the Ernst Mayr Library (Harvard Univeristy) for scanning references and assistance with Biodiversity Heritage Library
  • Museum of Comparative Zoology (Harvard Univeristy) for permission to include copyrighted materials from Breviora and Bulletin of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, as well as photographs of type specimens
  • Dr. Andreas Schmitz and Dr. Sonia Fisch-Muller for permission to photograph specimens from the Muséum d'historie naturelle de la Ville de Genève and include them on the African Amphibians LifeDesk
  • E.B. Harper, G.J. Measey, D.A. Patrick, M. Menegon, J.R. Vonesh and Imani Swilla for inclusion of Field Guide to the Amphibians of the Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests of Tanzania and Kenya
  • L.R. Minter, M. Burger, J.A. Harrison, H.H. Braack, P.J. Bishop, D. Kleopfer and Smithsonian National Zoological Park for inclusion of Atlas and Red Data Book of the Frogs of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland
  • G.J. Measey, P.K. Malonza, V. Muchai, and SANBI for inclusion of Amphibians of the Taita Hills / Amfibia wa milima ya Taita.
  • Bob Drewes, Peter Janzen, and Ted Pappenfuss for use of photographs