DOWLING, HERNDON GLENN, 1921-

Biography:

University professor, editor, museum curator. Born– April 2, 1921, Cullman. Education– University of Alabama, B.S., 1942; University of Florida, M.S., 1948; University of Michigan, Ph.D., 1951. Taught at the University of Florida, 1947-1948; Haverford College, 1951-1952; University of Arkansas, 1952-1959; New York University, 1973. Served as museum assistant at the University of Michigan, 1948-1951; assistant curator then curator of reptiles at New York Zoological Park, 1959-1967; director, Herpilology Information System at the American Museum of Natural History, 1968-1973; adjunct professor at Rhode Island University, 1964; adjunct professor at New York University, 1965-1973. Edited the Herpetological Review. 1969-1973; editor of amphibian and reptile section of Biological Abstracts, 1968-1973; general editor of the Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, 1966-1973.

Source:

American Men and Women of Science, 1982.

Publication(s):

A Bibliography on Albinism in Amphibians and Reptiles, 1849-1972. New York; Herpetological Information Search Systems, American Museum of Natural History, 1974.

A Bibliography on the Chromosomes of the Amphibians and Reptiles, 1891-1971. New York; Herpetological Information Search Systems, American Museum of Natural History, 1972.

A Bibliography on the Green Turtle, Chelonia Mydas, 1743-1971. New York; Herpetological Information Search Systems, American Museum of Natural History, 1972.

A Bibliography on the Reproductive System of Reptiles, 1822-1972; a Bibliographic Service. New York; Herpetological Information Search Systems, American Museum of Natural History, 1973.

A Review of the Amphibians and Reptiles in Arkansas. Fayetteville, Ark.; University of Arkansas, 1957.

A Taxonomic Study of the Ratsnakes, Genus Elaphe Fitzinger, vol. II. Ann Arbor, Mich.; University of Michigan Press, 1952.

A Taxonomic Study of the Ratsnakes, Genus Elaphe Fitzinger; vol. IV. a Checklist of the American Forms. Ann Arbor; University of Michigan Press, 1952.

A Taxonomic Study of the Ratsnakes, Genus Elaphe Fitzinger, vol. V. (the Rosalie section). Ann Arbor; University of Michigan Press, 1952.

Joint_Publication(s):

Systematic Herpetology; a Synopsis of Families and Higher Categories. New York; HISS Publications, 1978.