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Bibliography of the reptiles of
Baja California Sur  [Mexico]

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Alvarez, S.; Galina, P.; Ortega-Rubio, A. 1989. Structure and composition of two lizard communities of the Cape region, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 25(2): 40-48.

Asplund, K.K. 1967. Ecology of lizards in the relictual Cape flora, Baja California. American Midland Naturalist 77: 462-475.

Banks, R.C. 1962. A history of explorations for vertebrates on Cerralvo Island, Baja California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Ser. 4) 30(6): 117-125.

Banks, R.C.; Farmer, W.M. 1963. Observations on reptiles of Cerralvo Island, Baja California, Mexico. Herpetologica 18: 246-250.

Blazquez, M.C.; Ortega-Rubio, A. 1996. Lizard winter activity at Baja California Sur, Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 33(2): 247-253.

Carr, A. 1952. Handbook of turtles. The turtles of the United States, Canada and Baja California. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaka, New York. 542 pp.

Carr, A. 1995. Handbook of turtles: the turtles of the United States, Canada, and Baja California. Cornell University Press, Ithaca & London. I-xviii, 1-542.

Etheridge, R.E. 1961. Additions to the herpetological fauna of Isla Cerralvo in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Herpetologica 17: 57-60.

Fritts, T.H.; Stinson, M.L.; Rene Marquez, M. 1982. Status of Sea Turtle nesting in southern Baja California, Mexico. Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences 81(2): 51-60.

Galina-Tessaro, P.; Alvarez-Cardenas, S.; Ortega-Rubio, A.; Gonzalez-Romero, A. 1995. Lizards of the Sierra de La Laguna, Baja California Sur, Mexico. U.S. Forest Service General Technical Report RM 264: 638-641, 669.

Galina-Tessaro, P.; Castellanos Vera, A.; Troyo-D., E.; Arnaud-F., G.; Ortega-Rubio, A. 2003. Lizard assemblages in the Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. Biodiversity and Conservation 12(7): 1321-1334.

Galina-Tessaro, P.; Grismer, L.L.; Hollingsworth, B.D.; Ortega-Rubio, A. 2002. Distribution and conservation of lizards in the Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 47(1): 40-55.

Garcia-Martinez, S.; Nichols, W.J. 2002. Sea Turtle conservation and the assessment of the demand and supply of Sea Turtles in Bahia Magdalena, Baja California Sur, Mexico. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 477: 226-228.

Gardner, S.C.; Nichols, W.J. 2002. Mortality rates of Sea Turtle species in the Bahia Magdalena region. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 477: 83-85.

Jones, L.L.C.; Lovich, R.E. (eds.). 2009. Lizards of the American southwest. A photographic field guide. Rio Nuevo Publishers, Tucson, Arizona. 568 pp.

Leviton, A.E.; Banta, B.H. 1964. Midwinter reconnaissance of the herpetofauna of the Cape region of Baja California, Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 30: 127-156.

Mendez-Rodriguez, L.; Alvarez-Castaneda, S.T. 2016. Predation on turtle nests in the southwestern coast of the Baja California Peninsula. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87(2): 483-488.

Murphy, R.W.; M ndez-de la Cruz, F.R. 2010. The herpetofauna of the Baja California and its associated islands: a conservation assessment and priorities. pp. 238-273. In: Wilson, L.D.; Townsend, J.H.; Johnson, J.D. (eds.). Conservation of Mesoamerican amphibians and reptiles. Eagle Mountain Publishing, LC, Eagle Mountain, Utah. 812 pp.

Ortega-Rubio, A.; Alvarez-Cardenas, S.; Galina-Tessaro, P. 1991. Possible effects of microhabitat availability on lizard diversity and density at Baja California Sur. Miscellania Zoologica (Barcelona) 13: 133-139.

Pinal, R.; Orantes, M.; Perez, D.; Escobar, R.M.A.; Gonzalez, E.; Rosa, L. de la 2002. Adopt a Sea Turtle" environmental education program for the protection of the Sea Turtle of Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 477: 28-30.

Romero-Schmidt, H.; Ortega-Rubio, A. 1999. Changes in lizard abundance on protected versus grazed desert scrub in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology 42(2): 175-180.

Romero-Schmidt, H.; Ortega-Rubio, A.; Arguelles-Mendez, C.; Coria Benet, R.; Solis-Marin, F. 1994. The effect of two years of livestock grazing exclosure upon abundance in a lizard community in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 29(11): 245-248.

Schneller, A.J.; Irizarry, A. 2014. Imaging conservation: sea turtle murals and their effect on community pro-environmental attitudes in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Ocean & Coastal Management 89: 100-111.

Senko, J.; Schneller, A.J.; Solis, J.; Ollervides, F.; Nichols, W.J. 2011. People helping turtles, turtles helping people: understanding resident attitudes towards Sea Turtle conservation and opportunities for enhanced community participation in Bahia Magdalena, Mexico. Ocean & Coastal Management 54(2): 148-157.

Soul , M. 1961. Eridiphas slevini (Tanner) on Cerralvo Island, Gulf of California, Mexico. Herpetologica 17(1): 61.

Venegas-Barrera, C.S.; Morales-Bojorquez, E.; Arnaud, G. 2008. Stochastic approach to determine spatial patterns of lizard community on a desert island. Acta Oecologica 33(3): 280-290.