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Roy Wallace McDiarmid
Born: 1940 in Santa Monica, California, United States
Nationality: American
Occupation: Museum curator
Updated:Jan. 1, 2008
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Personal Data: b Santa Monica, Calif, February 18, 1940; m 1987, Grace Wyngaard; Education: Univ Southern Calif, AB, 1961, MS, 1966, PhD (biol), 1969. Professional Experience: CUR & SI ADJ SCIENTIST, US GEOL SURV, as of 2008; zool coordr, Cerro Del la Neblinn Exped, 1983-1986; RES ZOOLOGIST, NAT MUS NATURAL HIST, NAT BIOL SURV, 1979-; coordr advan biol course, Orgn Trop Studies, 1971; res assoc, Los Angeles Co Mus Natural Hist, beginning 1969; from asst prof to assoc prof biol, Univ SFla, 1969-1979; instr biol, Univ Chicago, 1968-1969. Memberships: Am Soc Naturalists; Herpetologists' League (pres, 1980-1982); Am Soc Ichthyologists & Herpetologists (pres, 1994); Asn Trop Biol; Ecol Soc Am; Soc Syst Biologists (treas, 1989-). Research Statement & Publications: Major patterns of evolution in anuran amphibians; systematics of neotropical amphibians and reptiles; biogeography and ecology of neotropical vertebrates; published over 10 articles. Mailing Address: Nat Mus Natural Hist, Nat Biol Surv, PO Box 37012, MRC 111, Washington, DC 20013-7012. Fax: 202-357-1932. E-Mail:

Source Citation   (MLA 8th Edition)
"Roy Wallace McDiarmid." American Men & Women of Science: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences, Gale, 2008. Biography In Context, Accessed 19 Dec. 2018.

Gale Document Number: GALE|K3099100784