Hannah Elizabeth Som

Master's student
Primary office:
BI- Dyche Hall
Hannah's site: hannahesom.com


Advisor: Rafe Brown
Research interests: Systematics of Southeast Asian reptiles and amphibians
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Hannah's site: http://hannahesom.com/ 


  • B.S. Biology, University of Oregon


  • Stuart, B. L., H. E. Som, T. Neang, H. D. Hoang, D. T. T. Le, V. Q. Dau, K. Potter, and J. J. L. Rowley. 2020. Integrative taxonomic analysis reveals a new species of Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from north-eastern Cambodia and central Vietnam. Journal of Natural History. 54(1–4): 225–255.
  • Som, H. E., L. L. Grismer, J. L. Grismer, P. L. Wood, Jr., E. S. H. Quah, R. M. Brown, A. C. Diesmos, J. L. Weinell, and B. L. Stuart. 2020. A new Liopeltis (Squamata: Colubridae) from Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa. 4766(3): 472–484.
  • Phimmachak, S., S. J. Richards, N. Sivongxay, S. Seateun, Y. Chuaynkern, S. Makchai, H. E. Som, and B. L. Stuart. 2019. A new caruncle-bearing fanged frog (Limnonectes, Dicroglossidae) from Laos and Thailand. ZooKeys. 846: 133–156.

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