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Anonymous. 1995. Important Mediterranean nesting beaches discovered. Marine Turtle Newsletter 71: 9-10.

Anonymous. 2005. Global Reptile Assessment Regional Workshop - non-Mediterranean reptiles of the western Palearctic (28th-30th Sept., 2005). Draft species accounts fro review. Societas Europaea Herpetologica (SEH) - 13th Ordinary General Meeting. Bonn, Germany, 27 September - 2 October, 2005.

Anonymous. 2009. Europäische Schlangen. Draco 10(3) (39): 1-78.

Amr, Z.S. 2011. The history of herpetology in western Asia. Russian Journal of Herpetology 18(2): 119-129.

Ananjeva, N.B.; Andren, C.; Bea, A.; Bechkov, V.; Bischoff, W.; Blasco Ruiz, M.B.; Böhme, W.; Bour, R.; Cabela, A.; Cheylan, M.; Chondropoulos, B.; Cirer, A.M.; Crnobrnja Isailovic, J.; Corti, C.; Crespo, E.G.; Darevsky, I.S.; Haan, C. de 1997. Atlases of amphibians and reptiles in Europe: Reptilia. Collection Patrimoines Naturels 29: 161-403.

Ananjeva, N.B.; Orlov, N.L. 2005. Lizards of North Eurasia. Reptilia (GB) 38: 54-63.

Ananjeva, N.B.; Orlov, N.L.; Khalikov, R.G.; Darevsky, I.S.; Ryabov, S.A.; Barabanov, A.V. 2004. Atlas presmykayushchikhsya Severnoi Evrazii (taksonomicheskoe raznoobrazie, geograficheskoe rasprostranenie i prirodookhrannyi status. [Colored atlas of reptiles of the North Eurasia (taxonomic diversity, distribution, conservation status)]. (In Russian, English summary). Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg. 230 pp.

Ananjeva, N.B.; Orlov, N.L.; Khalikov, R.G.; Darevsky, I.S.; Ryabov, S.A.; Barabanov, A.V. 2006. The reptiles of northern Eurasia: taxonomic diversity, distribution, conservation status. [Pensoft Series Faunistica No 47]. Pensoft Publishers, Sofia. 245 pp.

Angelici, F.M.; Luiselli, L. 2000. The study of feeding activity of Mediterranean snakes may provide information on some small mammal ecological aspects. pp. 531-535. In: Giacoma, C. (ed.). Atti I Congresso Nazionale della Societas Herpetologica Italica (Torino, 2-6 Ottobre 1996). [Proceedings of the first National Congress of the Societas Herpetologica Italica (Turin, 2-6 October 1996)]. Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino. 821 pp.

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Arnold, E.N. 1987. Resource partition among lacertid lizards in southern Europe. Journal of Zoology (B) 1(4): 739-782.

Arnold, E.N.; Burton, J.A. 1978. A field guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Britain and Europe. Collins, London. 272 pp.

Arnold, E.N.; Burton, J.A. 1979. Pareys Reptilien- und Amphibienführer Europas. Ein Bestimmungsbuch für Biologen und Naturfreunde. Verlag Paul Parey, Hamburg. 270 pp. (Translated from English).

Arnold, E.N.; Ovenden, D.W. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Britain and Europe. Collins, London. 288 pp.

Astudillo, G.; Arano, B. 1995. Europa y su herpetofauna: responsabilidades de cada pais en lo referente a su conservacion. Boletin de la Asociacion Herpetologica Espanola 6: 14-45.

Avery, R.A.; Mueller, C.F.; Jones, S.M.; Smith, J.A.; Bond, D.J. 1987. Speeds and movement patterns of European lacertid lizards: a comparative study. Journal of Herpetology 21(4): 324-329.

Bannikov, A.G. 1977. [Amphibians and reptiles in the 'Red Book of the USSR'. Rare species of amphibians and reptiles and their protection.] (In Russian). Priroda (Moscow) 1977(12): 99-109.

Bannikov, A.G.; Darevsky, I.S.; Ishchenko, V.G.; Rustamov, A.K.; Szczerbak, N.N. 1977. [Guide to the reptiles and amphibians of the USSR] (In Russian). Proveshchenie, Moscow. 414 pp.

Bannikov, A.G.; Darevsky, I.S.; Rustamov, A.K. 1971. [Amphibians and reptiles in the USSR]. (In Russian). Mysi, Moscow. 303 pp.

Bannikov, A.G.; Darevsky, I.S.; Szczerbak, N.N. 1978. [Amphibia and Reptilia]. pp. 150-172. (In Russian). In: Borodin, A.M., Bannikov, A.G., Syroechkovskii, E.E., Brezhnev, D.D., Gilyarov, M.L., Denisova, L.V., Zhirnov, L.V., Kaidala, A.M., Kuvaev, V.B., Skarlato, O.A., Sokolov, V.E., Takhtayan, A.L., Flint, V.E., Tsitsin, N.V. & Shaposhnikov, L.K. (eds.). Red data book of USSR. Rare and endangered species of animals and plants. Lesnaya Promyshlennost, Moscow. 460 pp.

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Bedriaga, J. 1878. On species and varieties of Lacerta, and general remarks on European lizards. Arch. f. Nat. 44: 128, 259-320.

Bedriaga, J. 1892. Les vipères europeennes et circummediterraneennes. C. R. Congres Internat. Zool. 1: 236-241.

Bennett, P.A.W. 1972. Turtles of Yugoslavia. International Turtle and Tortoise Society Journal 6(2): 15, 34.

Berg, L.S. 1950. Natural regions of the U.S.S.R. MacMillan Co., New York. 436 pp.

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Blab, J.; Vogel, H. 1989. Amphibien und Reptilien: Kennzeichen, Biologie, Gefährdung. BLV Verlagsgesellschaft, München. 143 pp.

Blab, J.; Vogel, H. 1996. Amphibien und Reptilien erkennen und schutzen: alle mitteleuropäischen Arten - Biologie, Bestand, Schutzmassnahmen. BLV, München. 159 pp.

Blab, J.; Vogel, H. 1996. Amphibien und Reptilien Erkennen und Schützen: Alle Mitteleuropäischen Arten, Biologie, Bestand, Schutzmaßnahmen. BLV Verlag, Munich. 159 pp.

Bobrov, V.V.; Aleshchenko, G.M. 2001. Herpetogeographical regionalization of the Russia and adjacent countries. Russian Journal of Herpetology 8(3): 223-238.

Boettger, O. 1880. Studien an paläarktischen Reptilien und Amphibien. Berichte des Offenbacher Vereins für Naturkunde 1880: 81-95.

Bogdanov, O.P. 1968. Investigations of poisonous snakes. Vest. Akad. Nauk USSR 1968(3): 72-73.

Böhme, W. (ed.) 1981. Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas. Band 1. Echsen (Sauria) 1. (Gekkonidae, Agamidae, Chamaeleonidae, Anguidae, Amphisbaenidae, Scincidae, Lacertidae 1). Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, Wiesbaden. 520 pp.

Böhme, W. (ed.) 1984. Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas. Band 2/1. Echsen (Sauria) 2. (Lacertidae 2: Lacerta). AULA-Verlag, Wiesbaden. 416 pp.

Böhme, W. (ed.) 1986. Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas. Band 2/2: Echsen (Sauria) 3. (Lacertidae 3. Podarcis). AULA Verlag, Wiesbaden. 434 pp.

Böhme, W. (ed.) 1993. Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas. Band 3/I: Schlangen (Serpentes) I (Typhlopidae, Boidae, Colubridae 1: Colubrinae). Aula-Verlag, Wiesbaden. pp. 1-480.

Böhme, W. (ed.) 1999. Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas. Band 3/II: Schlangen (Serpentes) II (Colubridae 2: Boiginae, Natricinae). Aula-Verlag, Wiesbaden. pp. 481-815.

Böhme, W. 1989. Klimafaktoren und Artenrückgang am Beispiel mitteleuropäischer Eidechsen (Reptilia: Lacertidae). Schriftenreihe für Landschaftspflege und Naturschutz 29: 195-202.

Bolkay, S.J. 1919. Prinonsi Herpetologiji zapadnoga dijela Balkanskog Poludstrva [Additions to the herpetology of the western Balkan Peninsula]. Sarajevo Glasn. ZemMuz. Bosn. Herceg. 31: 1-38.

Boswall, J. 1979. A discography of Soviet wildlife sound. Recorded Sound 74-75: 52-61.

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Brodmann, P. 1987. Die Giftschlangen Europas und die Gattung Vipera in Afrika und Asien. Kummerly & Frey, Bern. 148 pp.

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Brongersma, L.D. 1972. European Atlantic turtles. Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 121: 1-318.

Brown, R.W.; Lawrence, M.J.; Pope, J. 1984. The Country Life guide to animals of Britain and Europe: their tracks, trails and signs. Hamlyn, London. 320 pp.

Bruno, S. 1985. Le vipere d'Italia e d'Europa. Edagricole, Bologna: V-Viii, 1-269.

Bruno, S.; Maugeri, S. 1990. Serpenti d'Italia e d'Europa. Editoriale Giorgio Mondadori, Milano. 223 pp.

Buresch, I.; Zonkow, J. 1933. Untersuchungen über die Verbreitung der Reptilien und Amphibien in Bulgarien und auf der Balkanhalbinsel. I. Schildkröten (Teatudinata) und Eidechsen (Sauria). (German summary). Bull. Inst. Roy. Hist. Nat. Sofia 6: 150-207.

Buresch, I.; Zonkow, J. 1934. Untersuchungen über die Verbreitung der Reptilien und Amphibien in Bulgarien und auf der Balkanhalbinsel. II. Schlangen. Bull. Inst. Roy. Hist. Nat. Sofia 7: 106-188.

Burton, J.A. 1992. Reptiles and amphibians. pp. 266-279. In: Chinery, M. (ed.). The Kingfisher natural history of Britain & Europe. Kingfisher Books, London. 384 pp.

Busack, S.D.; Lawson, R. 2008. Morphological, mitochondrial DNA and allozyme evolution in representative amphibians and reptiles inhabiting each side of the Strait of Gibraltar. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94(3): 445-461.

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Carretero, M.A. 2006. Reproductive cycles in Mediterranean lacertids: plasticity and constraints. pp. 33-54. In: Corti, C.; Lo Cascio, P. & Biaggini, M. (eds.). Mainland and insular lacertid lizards: a Mediterranean perspective. Monografie Scienze 8. Firenze University Press, Firenze. 218 pp.

Cedhagen, T.; Nilson, G. 1991. Grod- och kraldjur i Norden. Fjarde upplagen. [Amphibians and reptiles in the Nordic countries. 4th revised edition.] (In Swedish). Fältbiologerna, Stockholm. 141 pp.

Cepede, C. 1903. Les serpents des Alpes. Annuaire Soc. Touristes Dauphine, Grenoble. 39 pp.

Chabanaud, P. 1919. Enumeration des reptiles et des batraciens de la peninsule Balkanique envoyes au Museum par le Dr. Rivet, de 1917a 1919, avec la description d'une variete nouvelle. Paris Bull. Mus. 1919: 21-26.

Chegodaev, A.E. 1989. [Tales about reptiles]. (In Russian). Novoe v Zhizni Nauke Tekhnike Seriya Biologiya 1989(9): 1-62.

Chernov, S.A. 1950. Reptilia. IV. Amphibia. Zhivotnui Mir U.S.S.R. 3: 140-152, 153-161.

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Cihar, J. 1979. A colour guide to familiar amphibians and reptiles. Octopus Books, London. 192 pp. (Translation of 1979 original, Artia, Prague).

Coborn, J. 1980. Saving Europe's herpetofauna. IZN (International Zoo News) 27(4): 4-6.

Corbett, K. (ed.) 1989. The conservation of European reptiles and amphibians. Christopher Helm, London. 274 pp.

Corbett, K. 1994. Situation of threatened herpetofauna in Europe and the Mediterranean. Key taxa in need of recovery plans. Council of Europe Environmental Encounters Series 19: 23-25.

Corbett, K. 1997. Conservation of the European herpetofauna. Collection Patrimoines Naturels 29: 29-30.

Corbett, K.; Andrén, C.; Balletto, E.; Groombridge, B.; Grossenbacher, K.; Martinez Rica, J.; Podloucky, R.; Stumpel, A. 1987. Critical habitat and biogenic reserve recommendations for Europe's most threatened herpetofauna. pp. 103-106. In: van Gelder, J.J.; Strijbosch, H. & Bergers, P.J.M. (eds.). Proceedings of the 4th Ordinary General Meeting of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica. Societas Europaea Herpetologica, Faculty of Sciences, Nijmegen. 473 pp.

Corbett, K.C.; Lambert, M.R.K.; Langton, T.E.S. 1988. Conservation of herpetofauna in Britain and in relation to mainland Europe. Herpetological Review 19(4): 68-69, 71-73.

Corbett, K.F. 1986. Biogenetic reserves for threatened species of herpetofauna in western Europe. pp. 727-730. In: Rocek, Z. (ed.). Studies in herpetology. Proceedings of the European Herpetological Meeting (3rd Ordinary General Meeting of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica) Prague 1985. Charles University, Prague. 754 pp.

Corbett, K.F. 1987. Conservation of marine turtles in Europe, with special reference to the Mediterranean coasts. pp. 107-110. In: van Gelder, J.J., Strijbosch, H. & Bergers, P.J.M. (eds.). Proceedings of the 4th Ordinary General Meeting of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica. Societas Europaea Herpetologica, Faculty of Sciences, Nijmegen. 473 pp.

Corti, C.; Böhme, W.; Delfino, M.; Masseti, M. 1999. Man and lacertids on the Mediterranean Islands: conservation perspectives. Natura Croatica 8(3): 287-300.

Corti, C.; Lo Cascio, P.; Biaggini, M. (eds.) 2006. Mainland and insular lacertid lizards: a Mediterranean perspective. [Monografie Scienze 8]. Firenze University Press, Firenze. 218 pp.

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Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J.M. 2007. Cross-section of a refugium: genetic diversity of amphibian and reptile populations in the Balkans. pp. 327-337. In: Weiss, S.; Ferrand, N. (eds.). Phylogeography of southern European refugia: evolutionary perspectives on the origins and conservation of European biodiversity. Springer, Dordrecht. 375 pp.

Croudace, C. 1989. Cooperative, reptile management in the U.K. and Europe: history and proposals. Herptile 14(1): 31-45.

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Cyrén, O. 1933. Lacertiden der südöstlichen Balkanhalbinsel. Bull. Inst. Roy. Hist. Nat. Sofia 6: 219-240.

Cyrén, O. 1935. Herpetologisches vom Balkan. Blätter für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde (Stuttgart) 46: 129-135.

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