Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

mexico.jpgMexico Biospeleology


These pages document ongoing studies of Mexican caves. Emphasis is placed on collaborative studies being conducted by the Texas Memorial Museum, the University of Texas Zoology Department, the Illinois Natural History Survey, the Proyecto Espeleológico Purificación and several institutions in Mexico.

  • The March 1997 expedition (via the University of Texas), with lots of links, pictures, and information.
  • The Spring 1998 expedition, with details on some of the people involved and other places to obtain information. (Work done at several sites in the states of Coahuila and Tamaulipas.)
  • The Thanksgiving 1998 trip, with emphasis on diving, catfish, and crustaceans. (Work done primarily at one site in the state of Coahuila, with a second site in Nuevo Leon.)



This page is maintained by Steve Taylor. Please email with comments and corrections. Created 18 September 1998, last modified 22 February 2006.

Illinois Natural History Survey

1816 South Oak Street, MC 652
Champaign, IL 61820

Terms of use. Email the Web Administrator with questions or comments.

© 2019 University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved.
For permissions information, contact the Illinois Natural History Survey.

Staff Intranet