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Bibliography of the reptiles of
U.S. Virgin Islands  [USA]

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.

Barbour, T. 1917. Notes on the herpetology of the Virgin Islands. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 30: 97-104.

Dutton, P.; McDonald, D.; Boulon, R. 1992. 1991 a 'record year' for leatherback productivity on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Marine Turtle Newsletter 57: 15-17.

Grant, C. 1932. The herpetology of St. John and adjacent keys, U.S. Virgin Islands. Journal Dept. Agric. Puerto Rico 16: 331-334.

Grant, C. 1933. The growth of herpetology in the Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands area. Journal Dept. Agric. Puerto Rico 16 [1932]: 401-404.

Grant, C. 1937. Herpetological notes with new species from the American and British Virgin Islands, 1936. Journal Agric. Univ. Puerto Rico 21: 503-522.

Grant, C.; Beatty, H.A. 1944. Herpetological notes on St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Herpetologica 2(6): 110-113.

Heatwole, H.; Levins, R.; Byer, M.D. 1981. Biogeography of the Puerto Rican Bank. Atoll Research Bulletin 251: 1-62.

Heatwole, H.; Torres, F. 1967. Distribution and geographic variation of the ameivas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Studies on the fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands 24: 63-111.

Mackay, A.L. 1994. Sea Turtle activity survey on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands (1992-1993). NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 351: 247-248.

MacLean, W.P.; Holt, R.D. 1979. Distribution patterns in St Croix Sphaerodactylus lizards: the taxon cycle in action. Biotropica 11(3): 189-195.

Miller, G.S. 1918. Mammals and reptiles collected by Theodoor de Booy in the Virgin Islands. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 54: 507-511.

Odgen, J.C.; Robinson, L.; Whitlock, K.; Daganhardt, H.; Cebula, R. 1983. Diel foraging patterns in juvenile Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas L.) in St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 66(3): 199-205.

Perry, G.; Platenberg, R. 2007. Recent additions to the herpetofauna of Little St. James, US Virgin Islands. Applied Herpetology 4(4): 387-389.

Philibosian, R.; Yntema, J.A. 1976. Records and status of some reptiles and amphibians in the Virgin Islands. 1. 1968-1975. Herpetologica 32(1): 81-85.

Philibosian, R.; Yntema, J.A. 1977. Annotated checklist of the birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Infromation Services, Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands. 48 pp.

Philibosian, R.; Yntema, J.A. 1978. Records and status of some reptiles and amphibians in the Virgin Islands. 2. 1975-1976. Herpetologica 34(1): 47-51.

Platenberg, R.J. 2007. Impacts of introduced species on an island ecosystem: non-native reptiles and amphibians in the US Virgin Islands. pp. 168-174. In: Witmer, G.W.; Pitt, W.C. & Fagerstone, K.A. (eds.). Managing vertebrate invasive species: proceedings of an international symposium, Fort Collins, Colorado, August 7-9, 2007. USDA/APHIS Wildlife Services, Fort Collins. 481 pp.

Platenberg, R.J.; Boulon, R.H. 2006. Conservation status of reptiles and amphibians in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Applied Herpetology 3(3): 215-235.

Platenberg, R.J.; Boulon, R.H. 2011. Conservation status of reptiles and amphibians in the U.S. Virgin Islands. pp. 407-428. In: Hailey, A.; Wilson, B.S. & Horrocks, J.A. (eds.). Conservation of Caribbean Island herpetofaunas. Vol. 2. Regional accounts of the West Indies. Brill, Leiden & Boston. 439 pp.

Rivero, J.A.; Heatwole, H. 1979. Herpetogeography of Puerto Rico. 6. A bibliography of the herpetology of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Smithsonian Herpetological Information Service 43: 1-17.

Schmidt, J. 1916. Marking experiments with turtles in the Danish West Indies. Medd. Havunders. Ser. Fiskeri (Copenhagen) 5: 1-26.

Schmidt, K.P. 1928. Amphibians and land reptiles of Porto Rico, with a list of those reported from the Virgin Islands. Sci. Surv. Porto Rico Virgin Isl. New York 10(1): 1-160.

Treglia, M.L.; Valiulis, J.; Leavitt, D.J.; Fitzgerald, L.A. 2013. Establishment of the Puerto Rican Ground Lizard (Ameiva exsul: Teiidae), on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: a threat to native fauna. Caribbean Journal of Science 47(2-3): 360–365

Witmer, G.W.; Campbell, E.W.; Boyd, F. 1998. Rat management for endangered species protection in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 18: 281-286.