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Anonymous. 1986. Sea Turtle survey. Israel - Land and Nature 12(1): 35.

Aharoni, I. 1936. Reptilia and Amphibia. pp. 418-422. In: Luke & Keith-Roach. The Handbook of Palestine and Trans-Jordan. London.

Aharoni, I. 1945. Animals hitherto unknown to or little known from Palestine. Bull. Zool. Soc. Egypt 6(Suppl. 40-41): Unpaginated.

Annandale, N. 1913. Notes on the fishes, Batrachia and reptiles of the Lake of Tiberias. Calcutta J. As. Soc. Beng. 9: 31-41.

Bar, A.; Haimovitch, G. 2012. A field guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Israel. Pazbar, Tel Aviv. 246 pp.

Barash, A.; Hoofien, J.H. 1956. [Reptiles of Israel]. (In Hebrew). House Hakibutz Hameuchad, Tel-Aviv. 180 pp.

Blondheim, S.; Werner, Y.L. 1989. Lizard predation by the widow spiders Latrodectus pallidus and L. revivensis (Theridiidae). British Herpetological Society Bulletin 30: 26-28.

Bodenheimer, F.S. 1937. Prodromus faunae Palestinae. Essai sur les elements zoogeographiques et historiques du sudouest du sous-regne palearctique. Reptilia et Amphibia, pp. 70-73. Mem. Inst. Egypt 33: 70-73.

Boettger, O. 1880. Die Reptilien und Amphibien von Syrien, Palæstina und Cypern. Bericht über die Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft (Frankfurt) 1879/80: 132-219.

Bouskila, A. 2004. Reptiles in Israel. pp. 73-125. In: Dolev, A.; Perevolotsky, A. (eds.). The red book: vertebrates in Israel. Israel Nature and Parks Authority & the Society for Protection of Nature in Israel, Place of publication not given. 318 pp.

Buskirk, J.R. 1967. Turtles of the Holy Land. International Turtle and Tortoise Society Journal 1: 20-23.

Crochet, P.A. 1997. Herpetological observations in southern Israel. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 60: 13-24.

Dawydow, K.N. 1898. Materials for the herpetological fauna of south-eastern Palestine. Annuaire Mus. St. Petersb. 1898: 136-154.

Esterbauer, H. 1992. Die Herpetofauna des östlichen Golan- und Hermongebietes Funde und Bemerkungen zur Systematik und Ökologie. Zoology in the Middle East 7: 21-54.

Frankenberg, E. 1978. Interspecific and seasonal variation of daily activity times in gekkonid lizards (Reptilia, Lacertilia). Journal of Herpetology 12(4): 505-519.

Friedel, E. 1869. Entdeckung lebender Crocodile in Palästina. Zoologischer Garten 1869: 129-135, 161-166.

Fritz, U. 1989. Does or did the European pond turtle, Emys orbicularis (Reptilia: Testudines), occur in Israel? Israel Journal of Zoology 36(2): 81-84.

Günther, A. 1865. Report on a collection of reptiles and fishes from Palestine. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1864 [1865]: 488-493.

Haas, G. 1943. On a collection of reptiles from Palestine, Transjordan, and Sinai. Copeia 1943: 10-15.

Haas, G. 1951. On the present state of our knowledge of the hepetofauna of Palestine. Bulletin Res. Council Israel 1(3): 67-95.

Haas, G. 1952. Remarks on the origin of the herpetofauna of Palestine. Revue Faculte des Sciences Universite d'Istanbul 17B(2): 95-105.

Hardy, E. 1946. Snakes in the Garden of Eden. Aquarist (London) 11: 39-40.

Hawlena, D.; Bouskila, A. 2006. Land management practices for combating desertification cause species replacement of desert lizards. Journal of Applied Ecology 43(4): 701-709.

Hoofien, J.H. 1946. Notes concerning the typical reptiles of the Ghor, Jordan Valley and Dead Sea Basin. Bull. Jerusalem Nats'. Cl. 30: 6-8.

Hoofien, J.H. 1967. An alphabetical list of the reptiles of Israel according to the status on May 31st, 1967. Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University. 2 pp.

Hoofien, J.H. 1968. Contributions to the herpetofauna of Mount Hermon. 2. On some lacertids and colubrids. Israel Journal of Zoology 17: 199-204.

Hoofien, J.H. 1972. A taxonomic list of the reptiles of Israel and its administered areas according to the status on May 31st, 1972. Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University. 4pp.

Hoofien, J.H. 1995. On three changes in the checklist of the lizards of Israel. Hardun 1995(6): 9-12, 82-83.

Howells, V. 1956. A naturalist in Palestine. Melrose, London. 180 pp.

Ilani, G. 1982. ...and other desert snakes in new habitats. Israel - Land and Nature 7(2) [1981-1982]: 82.

Ilani, G. 1982. Egyptian dabb lizards in loess habitats. Israel Land and Nature 7(2): 82.

Ilani, G. 1988. Wildlife news. Israel Land and Nature 13(4): 194-199.

Ilani, G.; Bouskila, A. 1982. Sea Turtles on Tiran Island. Israel - Land and Nature 8(1): 36.

Kochva, E. 1990. Venomous snakes of Israel. pp. 311-322. In: Gopalakrishnakone, P. & Chou, L.M. (eds.). Snakes of medical importance (Asia-Pacific region). Venom and Toxin Group, National University of Singapore & International Society on Toxinology. 676 pp.

Krasnov, B.R.; Shenbrot, G. 1998. Structure of communities of ground-dwelling animals at the junction of two phytogeographic zones. Journal of Biogeography 25(6): 1115-1131.

Kuller, Z. 1999. Current status and conservation of marine turtles on the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Marine Turtle Newsletter 86: 3-5.

Leshem, Y. 1980. ['Cactus garden' in the Eilat Mountains]. (In Hebrew, English summary). Torgos 1(1): 22, 49.

Lortet, L. 1883. Études zoologiques sur la faune du Lac de Tiberiade. Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (Lyon) 3: 99-189.

Lulav, S. 1978. Lake Kinneret. Part five. Vertebrates. 3. Reptiles. Monographiae Biologicae 32: 433-438.

Mebs, D. 1965. Die Geckos von Israel und ihre Biologie. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 18: 61.

Mendelssohn, H. 1963. On the biology of the venomous snakes of Israel. 1. Israel Journal of Zoology 12(1/4): 143-170.

Mendelssohn, H. 1965. On the biology of the venomous snakes of Israel. 2. Israel Journal of Zoology 14: 185-212.

Mertens, R. 1922. Reptilien aus Palästina [a correction]. Zoologischer Anzeiger 54: 47.

Nevo, E.; Raz, S.; Beiles, A. 1996. Biodiversity of reptiles at "Evolution Canyon", Lower Nahal Oren, Mount Carmel, Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 42(4): 395-402.

Parker, H.W. 1938. In Washbourne & Jones, "Report of the Percy Sladen Expedition to Lake Huleh, a contribution to the freshwaters of Palestine". Rept. & Amphib. pp. 557-560. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Ser. 11) 2: 517-560.

Pavlicek, T.; Nevo, E. 2008. Local species richness distribution at "Evolution Canyon" microsite, Mt. Carmel, Israel. Ecologia Mediterranea 34: 25-34.

Paz, U. 1982. The fauna of the Holy Land at the end of the Ottoman period. Israel Land and Nature 7(3): 104-110.

Peracca, M.G. 1894. Viaggio del Dr. E. Festa in Palestina, nel Libano e regioni vicine. VI. Rettili ed anfibi. Boll. Mus. Zool. Anat. Comp. Univ. Torino 9(167): 1-20.

Perry, G.; Dmi'el, R. 1995. Urbanization and sand dunes in Israel: direct and indirect effects. Israel Journal of Zoology 41(1): 33-41.

Roll, U.; Stone, L.; Meiri, S. 2009. Hot-spot facts and artifacts - questioning Israel's great biodiversity. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 55(3): 263-279.

Rotem, G.; Gavish, Y.; Shacham, B.; Giladi, I.; Bouskila, A.; Ziv, Y. 2016. Combined effects of climatic gradient and domestic livestock grazing on reptile community structure in a heterogeneous agroecosystem. Oecologia (Berlin) 180(1): 231-242.

Seifan, M.; Zohar, Y.; Werner, Y.L. 2016. Reptile distribution may identify terrestrial islands for conservation: the Levant's 'Arava Valley as a model. Journal of Natural History 50(43-44): 2783-2801.

Shacham, B.; Federman, R.; Lahav-Ginott, S.; Werner, Y.L. 2016. The northward extension of reptiles in the Palearctic, with the Jordan Valley (Israel) as a model: snakes outrace lizards (Reptilia: Squamata). Journal of Natural History 50(15-16): 1017-1033.

Shanas, U.; Abu Galyun, Y.; Alshamlih, M.; Cnaani, J.; Guscio, D.; Khoury, F.; Mittler, S.; Nassar, K.; Shapira, I.; Simon, D.; Sultan, H.; Topel, E.; Ziv, Y. 2006. Reptile diversity and rodent community structure across a political border. Biological Conservation 132(3): 292-299.

Shenbrot, G.; Krasnov, B. 1997. Habitat relationships of the lizard fauna in the Ramon erosion cirque, Negev Highlands (Israel). Journal of Zoology (London) 241(3): 429-440.

Shulov, A. 1966. Biology and ecology of venomous animals in Israel. Memorias do Instituto Butantan (Sao Paulo) 33: 93-99.

Sivan, N.; Werner, Y.L. 1992. Survey of the reptiles of the Golan Plateau and Mt. Hermon, Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 37(4): 193-211.

Tortonese, E. 1948. Osservazioni biologiche su anfibi e rettili di Rodi, Anatolia, Palestina e Egitto. Arch. zool. Torino 88: 379-402.

Tristram, H.B. 1888. The survey of western Palestine. The fauna and flora of Palestine. Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, London.

Warburg, M.R. 1978. Diversity of the herpetofauna in the Mediterranean region of northern Israel. Journal of Arid Environments 1(3): 253-259.

Werner, Y.L. 1971. Lizards and Snakes from Transjordan, recently acquired by the British Museum (Natural History). Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 21: 215-256.

Werner, Y.L. 1987. Ecological zoogeography of the Saharo-Arabian, Saharan and Arabian reptiles in the sand deserts of southern Israel. Beihefte zum Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients Reihe A Naturwissenschaften 28: 272-295.

Werner, Y.L. 1987. Herpetofauna and herpetology in Israel. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 19: 6-8.

Werner, Y.L. 1988. The zoogeography of Israel. 13. Herpetofaunal survey of Israel (1950-85), with comments on Sinai and Jordan and on zoogeographical heterogeneity. Monographiae Biologicae 62: 355-388.

Werner, Y.L. 1998. The desert herpetofauna in and near Israel: a personal review of advances (1986-1997), with new data (Amphibia; Reptilia). Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 21(Supplement): 149-161.

Werner, Y.L. 2016. Reptile Life in the Land of Israel. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt a.M. 494 pp.

Werner, Y.L.; Frankenberg, E.; Shy, E. 1998. Conservation-oriented herpetological research in Israel. Russian Journal of Herpetology 5(1): 20-26.

Wettstein, O. von 1928. Amphibien und Reptilien aus Palästina und Syrien. Sitzb. Österr. Akad. Wiss., Math.-naturw. Kl. 137(10): 773-785.

Yom-Tov, Y.; Werner, Y.L. 1996. Environmental correlates of geographical distribution of terrestrial vertebrates in Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 42(4): 307-315.