Hannah Som

Hannah Som

Graduate Student
Dyche Hall

Hannah is a systematist and herpetologist interested in herpetofauna in Southeast Asia.

Research: 

I am interested in integrating morphology, morphometrics and genomic data to study questions in biogeography, systematics and evolutionary processes of reptiles and amphibians.  

Publications: 

Bryan L. Stuart, Hannah E. Som, Thy Neang, Huy Duc Hoang, Duong Thi Thuy Le, Vinh Quang Dau, Kathy Potter & Jodi 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.       

Hannah E. Som, L. Lee Grismer, Jesse L. Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., Evan S. H. Quah, Rafe M. Brown, Arvin C. Diesmos, Jeffrey L. Weinell & Bryan L. Stuart. 2020. A new Liopeltis (Squamata: Colubridae) from Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa. 4766(3): 472–484.

Somphouthone Phimmachak, Stephen J. Richards, Niane Sivongxay, Sengvilay Seateun, Yodchaiy Chuaynkern, Sunchai Makchai, Hannah E. Som & Bryan L. Stuart. 2019. A new caruncle-bearing fanged frog (Limnonectes, Dicroglossidae) from Laos and Thailand. ZooKeys. 846: 133–156.

Education: 

B.S. Biology, University of Oregon

Major Field Experience: 

Ecuador 2017 & Cambodia 2018

Professional Societies: 

North Carolina Herpetological Society