Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Jeremy Jacobs

Research Collaborator

Former collection manager of the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles. Interests are in amphibian and reptile evolution, paleontology and osteology, salamander systematics and ecology, and museum collection management strategies pertaining to Integrated Pest Management.

Department / Division
  • M.S. (Evolution and Sytematics): University of Maryland, 1984
  • B.S. (Zoology): University of Wisconsin, 1977
Journal Article
  • Wynn, Addison H., Highton, R., and Jacobs, Jeremy F. 1988. "A New Species of Rock-Crevice Dwelling Plethodon from Pigeon Mountain, Georgia." Herpetologica, 44, (2) 135–143.
  • Jacobs, Jeremy F. 1987. "A Preliminary Investigation of Geographic Genetic Variation and Systematics of the Two-lined Salamander, Eurycea bislineata (Green)." Herpetologica, 43, (4) 423–446.
  • Brandon, Ronald A., Jacobs, Jeremy F., Wynn, Addison H., and Sever, David M. 1986. "A Naturally Metamorphosed Tennessee Cave Salamander (Gyrinophilus palleucus)." Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 61 1–2.

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Book Chapter
  • Strang, Thomas, Jacobs, Jeremy, and Kigawa, Rika. 2019. "Integrated Pest Management for Museum Collections." In Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage. Elkin, Lisa and Norris, Christopher A., editors. 375–406. New York: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections.
  • Gotte, Steve W., Jacobs, Jeremy F., and Zug, George R. 2016. "Preserving reptiles for research." In Reptile Ecology and Conservation, A Handbook of Techniques. Dodd, C. Kenneth, Jr., editor. 73–86. London: Oxford University Press.
  • Jacobs, Jeremy F. and Heyer, W. Ronald. 1994. "Collecting Tissue for Biochemical Analysis." In Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians. Heyer, W. Ronald, editor. 299–301. Smithsonian Institution Press.