Reptile & amphibian illustrations

Simone Des Roches, a herpetologist and Postdoctoral Fellow in the UW School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, was recently featured in a Burke Museum Q&A about her biological illustration work. Simone is producing a series of biological illustrations depicting the reptiles and amphbians of Washington State. The illustrations focus on presenting the diversity found within each species. You can read the full story and see more of the illustrations here:

An example of Simone’s illustrations showing geographic variation in Western Fence Lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis).