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Bibliography of the reptiles of
French_Guiana  [France]

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Anonymous. 1974. Marine turtles in French Guiana. IUCN Bulletin 4(7): 28.

Abuys, A. 2003. De slangen van Suriname en de andere Guyana's. Gopher Publishers, Groningen. 592 pp.

Avila-Pires, T.C.S. 2005. Reptiles. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 13: 25-40.

Avila-Pires, T.C.S. 2005. Reptiles. pp. 25-40. In: Hollowell, T. & Reynolds, R.P. (eds.). Checklist of the terrestrial vertebrates of the Guiana Shield. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 13(1): 1-98.

Böhm, S. 2010. Auf der Suche nach Schildkröten in der Reserve Naturelle Nouragues (Französisch-Guayana). Marginata 28: 44-50.

Born, M.; Gaucher, P. 2001. Amphibian and reptile species at the Nouragues Nature Reserve. Monographiae Biologicae 80: 371-379.

Born, M.; Gaucher, P. 2001. Distribution and life histories of amphibians and reptiles. Monographiae Biologicae 80: 167-184.

Chevalier, J.; Girondot, M. 1998. Dynamique de ponte des tortues marines en Guyane francaise pendant la saison 1997. Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 85-86: 5-19.

Chippaux, J.P. 1987. Les serpents de la Guyane francaise. Collection Faune Tropicale 27 "1986": 1-165.

Cosson, J.F.; Ringuet, S.; Claessens, O.; Massary, J.C. de; Dalecky, A.; Villiers, J.F.; Granjon, L.; Pons, J.M. 1999. Ecological changes in recent land-bridge islands in French Guiana, with emphasis on vertebrate communities. Biological Conservation 91(2-3)(Special Issue): 213-222.

Daszkiewicz, P.; Massary, J.C. de 2008. L'herpetofaune de la Guyane francaise a travers les memoires de Konstanty Jelski de 1865 a 1869. Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 125: 5-31.

Dewynter, M.; Marty, C.; Blanc, M.; Gaucher, P.; Vidal, N.; Frétey, T.; Massary, J.C. de; Fouquet, A. 2008. Liste des Amphibiens et des Reptiles de Guyane. www.guyane.ecologie.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/Annexe7_reptiles_amphibiens-2.pdf

Duffaud, M.H.; Kelle, L.; Nalovic, M.; Feuillet, G. 2010. Restoration plan for the Sea Turtles in French Guiana: results and perspectives. Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 139-140: 71-83.

Frazier, J.; Cinvestav, A.P. 1992. Troubles on French Guiana beaches. Marine Turtle Newsletter 59: 13-14.

Fretey, J. 1976. Les tortues marines de Guyane francaise. Courrier Nat. 41: 10-21.

Fretey, J.; Lescure, J. 1976. Guyane francaise: les infortunes de la tortue marine. Recherche (Paris) 70: 778-781.

Gasc, J.P. 1976. Contribution à la connaissance des squamates (Reptilia) de la guyane francaise. Nouvelles localitiés pour les sauriens. Compte Rendu des Seances de la Societe de Biogeographie 452-460: 17-36.

Gasc, J.P. 1981. Quelques nouvelles donnees sur la repartition et l'ecologie des sauriens en Guyane francaise. Terre et Vie 35(2): 273-325.

Gasc, J.P. 1986. Le peuplement herpetologique d'Astrocaryum paramaca (arecacees), un palmier important dans la structure de la foret en Guyane Francaise. Memoires du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle A (Zoologie) 132: 97-107.

Gasc, J.P. 1990. Les lézards de Guyane. Editions Raymond Chabaud, Paris. 76 pp.

Gasc, J.P.; Lescure, J. 1981. [Effets de l'homme sur la repartition geographique des amphibiens et des lézards dans l'ensemble Guyano-Amazonien]. (In French, English summary). Compte Rendu des Seances de la Societe de Biogeographie 57(2): 33-49.

Gasc, J.P.; Rodrigues, M.T. 1980. Liste preliminaire des serpents de la Guyane francaise. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Section A Zoologie Biologie et Ecologie Animales 2(2): 559-598.

Girondot, M.; Tucker, A.D.; Rivalan, P.; Godfrey, M.H.; Chevalier, J. 2002. Density-dependent nest destruction and population fluctuations of Guianan Leatherback Turtles. Animal Conservation 5(1): 75-84.

Godfrey, M.H.; Drif, O. 2001. Developing Sea Turtle ecotourism in French Guiana: perils and practicalities. Marine Turtle Newsletter 91: 1-4.

Hoff, M.; Daszkiewicz, P. 2001. Index faunistique de Guyane française. I. Les vertébrés. Patrimoines Naturels 35: 1-66.

Hollowell, T.; Reynolds, R. (eds.). 2005. Checklist of the terrestrial vertebrates of the Guiana Shield. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 13: 1-98.

Hoogmoed, M.S. 1979. The herpetofauna of the Guianan region. University of Kansas Museum of Natural History Monograph 7: 241-279.

Hoogmoed, M.S.; Avila Pires, T.C.S. 1991. Annotated checklist of the herpetofauna of Petit Saut, Sinnamary River, French Guiana. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 65(1-14): 53-88.

Hoogmoed, M.S.; Lescure, J. 1975. An annotated checklist of the lizards of French Guiana, mainly based on two recent collections. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 49(13): 141-171.

Lescure, J. 1983. Introductions passives et actives de reptiles et d'amphibiens dans les Antilles et les Guyanes. Compte Rendu des Seances de la Societe de Biogeographie 59(1): 59-70.

Massary, J.C. de; Daszkiewicz, P. 2009. Une collection herpetologique en Pologne peu connue en provenance d'Amerique du Sud et principalement de Guyane francaise. Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 130-131: 23-38.

Massary, J.C. de; Gasc, J.P.; Blanc, M. 2000. The occurrence of Mabuya bistriata (Spix, 1825) (Sauria: Scincidae) in French Guiana. Herpetological Bulletin 74: 19-25.

Massary, J.C. de; Hoogmoed, M.S.; Blanc, M. 2000. Comments on the type specimen of Dracaena guianensis Daudin, 1801 (Reptilia: Sauria: Teiidae), and rediscovery of the species in French Guiana. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 74(1-17): 167-180.

Metrailler, S.; Gratiet, G. le 1996. Tortues continentales de Guyane francaise. P.M.S., Bramois. 127 pp.

Peron, P.; Chevallier, D.; Galpin, M.; Chatelet, A.; Anthony, E.J.; Le, M.Y.; Gardel, A. 2013. Beach morphological changes in response to marine turtles nesting: a preliminary study of Awala-Yalimapo beach, French Guiana (South America). Journal of Coastal Research 1: 99-104.

Pritchard, P.C.H. 1969. Sea Turtles of the Guianas. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum Biological Sciences 13: 85-140.

Pritchard, P.C.H. 1973. Sea Turtles in French Guiana. pp. 38-40. In: Marine turtles. Proceedings of the 2nd working meeting of marine turtle specialists. Organized by the Survival Service Commission, IUCN, 8-10 March 1971, at Morges, Switzerland. 109 pp.

Ringuet, S. 2000. An assessment of the potential influence of rainforest fragmentation on small terrestrial mammal predation in French Guiana. Revue d'Ecologie la Terre et la Vie 55(2): 101-116.

Schulz, J.P. 1971. Nesting beaches of Sea Turtles in west French Guiana. Proceedings Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (Biol. Med. Sci.) 74(4): 398-404.

Schulz, J.P. 1982. Status of Sea Turtle populations nesting in Surinam with notes on Sea Turtles nesting in Guyana and French Guiana. pp. 435-437. In: Bjorndal, K.A. (ed.). Biology and conservation of sea turtles. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 583 pp.

Starace, F, 2013. Serpents et amphisbènes de Guyane française. Ibis Rouge Éditions, Matoury. 604 pp.

Starace, F. 1997. Contribution to the study of the snakes of French Guyana. II. The presence of Dipsas copei (Gunther, 1872) in French Guyana. Litteratura Serpentium (English Edition) 17(5): 97-101.

Starace, F. 1998. Discussion on the genus Oxyrhopus (Wagler, 1830) in French-Guyana. Litteratura Serpentium (English Edition) 18(2): 36-43.

Starace, F. 1998. Guide des serpents et amphisbènes de Guyane. IBIS, Rouge Edition. Guadeloupe. 449 pp.

Talvy, G.; Nolibos, I.; Dewynter, M.; Lochon, S.; Vie, J.C. 2002. Marine Turtles nesting in eastern French Guiana. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 477: 249-251.

Vie, J.C. 1999. Wildlife rescues - the case of the Petit Saut hydroelectric dam in French Guiana. Oryx 33(2): 115-126.