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
  • Wilkinson, Mark, Reynolds, Robert P., and Jacobs, Jeremy F. 2021. "A new genus and species of rhinatrematid caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae) from Ecuador." Herpetological Journal 31 (1):27-35.
  • Strang, Thomas, Jacobs, Jeremy, and Kigawa, Rika. 2019. "Integrated Pest Management for Museum Collections." in Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage, edited by Elkin, Lisa and Norris, Christopher A., 375-406. 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, edited by Dodd, C. Kenneth, Jr., 73-86. Oxford University Press.
  • Kuchta, Shawn R., Haughey, Michael, Wynn, Addison H., Jacobs, Jeremy F., and Highton, Richard. 2016. "Ancient river systems and phylogeographical structure in the spring salamander, Gyrinophilus porphyriticus." Journal of Biogeography 43 (4):639-652.
  • Zug, George R., Gotte, Steve W., and Jacobs, Jeremy F. 2011. "Pythons in Burma: Short-tailed Pythons (Reptilia: Squamata)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 124 (2):112-136.
  • Zug, George R., Jacobs, Jeremy F., Vindum, Jens V., and Win, Kyi Soe. 2010. "Non-reproductive seasonal colour change in a population of Calotes "versicolor" from Myanmar (Squamata: Agamidae)." Salamandra 46 (2):104-107.
  • Zug, George R., Vindum, Jens J., Jacobs, Jeremy F., Lwin, Kyi Soe, and Win, Ye Myo. 2009. "Calotes "versicolor" (Burmese garden lizard). Gliding." Herpetological Review 40 (3):340-341.
  • Jacobs, Jeremy F. 2004. "George J. Jacobs - 1917-2003 - Obituary." Copeia (3): 721-722.
  • Jacobs, Jeremy F. and Heyer, W. Ronald. 1994. "Collecting Tissue for Biochemical Analysis." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 299-301. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McCoy, C. J. and Jacobs, Jeremy F. 1991. "Phalangeal Formulas in the Turtle Genera Chrysemys, Pseudemys, and Trachemys (Testudines, Emydidae)." Journal of Herpetology 25 (2):211-212.
  • Schwartz, A. and Jacobs, Jeremy F. 1989. "A New Subspecies of Celestus-Costatus (Sauria, Anguidae) from the Republica Dominicana." Journal of Herpetology 23 (2):193-195.
  • 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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