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Arnold G Kluge

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Nationality  English, American
Fields  Zoology
Role  Author
Name  Arnold Kluge

Institutions  University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology
Alma mater  University of Southern California
Known for  Extensive studies in systematics, evolutionary biology, and ecology of amphibians and reptiles. He also advanced the theory and philosophy of phylogenetic inference bringing Popperian falsification into the fold of cladistics.
Notable awards  Fulbright and Guggenheim Fellowships,
Education  University of Southern California (1964)
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada

Residence  United States of America

Professor Arnold G. Kluge is professor emeritus of zoology and curator emeritus of amphibians and reptiles at the University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology. Kluge authored over 140 journal articles and served as past president of the Willi Hennig Society. He served at the University of Michigan from 1965 until his retirement in 2003.


Dr. Kluge is honored in the specific names of three species of lizards.

  • Cyrtodactylus klugei
  • Diplodactylus klugei
  • Lygodactylus klugei
  • References

    Arnold G. Kluge Wikipedia

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