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Taxonomy of the family Anguidae Biodiversity of the family Anguidae

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(Reptilia: Sauria)

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Anonymous. 1981. Remarkable breeding results. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 4: 20.

Barabanov, A.; Milto, K.D, 2017. An annotated type catalogue of the anguid, dibamid, scincid and varanid lizards in the Department of Herpetology, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia (Reptilia: Sauria: Anguidae, Dibamidae, Scincidae and Varanidae). Zootaxa 4244(1): 65–78.

Blair, A.P. 1950. Notes on two anguid lizards. Copeia 1950(1): 57.

Böhme, W.; Ziegler, T. 2009. A review of iguanian and anguimorph lizard genitalia (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae; Varanoidea, Shinisauridae, Xenosauridae, Anguidae) and their phylogenetic significance: comparisons with molecular data sets. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 47(2): 189-202.

Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2. Iguanidae, Xenosauridae, Zonuridae, Anguidae, Anniellidae, Helodermatidae, Varanidae, Xantusiidae, Teiidae, Amphisbaenidae. British Museum (Natural History), London. 497 pp.

Brygoo, E.R. 1987. Les types d'anguides (reptiles, sauriens) du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle. Catalogue critique. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Section A Zoologie Biologie et Ecologie Animales 9(2): 3-20.

Conrad, J.L.; Ast, J.C.; Montanari, S.; Norell, M.A. 2011. A combined evidence phylogenetic analysis of Anguimorpha (Reptilia: Squamata). Cladistics 27(3): 230-277.

Criley, B.B. 1968. The cranial osteology of gerrhonotiform lizards. American Midland Naturalist 80: 199-219.

Fitch, H.S. 1935. Natural history of the alligator lizards. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 29(1): 3-38.

Good, D.A. 1987. A phylogenetic analysis of cranial osteology in the gerrhonotine lizards. Journal of Herpetology 21(4): 285-297.

Good, D.A. 1987. An allozyme analysis of anguid subfamilial relationships (Lacertilia: Anguidae). Copeia 1987(3): 696-701.

Good, D.A. 1988. Phylogenetic relationships among gerrhonotine lizards. An analysis of external morphology. University of California Publications in Zoology 121: 1-139.

Good, D.A.; Bauer, A.M.; Günther, R. 1993. An annotated type catalogue of the anguimorph lizards (Squamata: Anguidae, Helodermatidae, Varanidae, Xenosauridae) in the Zoological Museum, Berlin. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 69(1): 45-56.

Greene, H.W.; Rodriguez, J.J.S.; Powell, B.J. 2006. Parental behavior in anguid lizards. South American Journal of Herpetology 1(1): 9-19.

Greer, A.E. 1967. Notes on the mode of reproduction in anguid lizards. Herpetologica 23: 94-99.

Hoser, R.T. 2014. A logical new genus-level taxonomy for the Xenosauridae, Anniellidae, Diploglossidae and Anguidae (Squamata: Sauria). Australasian Journal of Herpetology 24: 20-64.

Macey, J.R.; Schulte, J.A.; Larson, A.; Tuniyev, B.S.; Orlov, N.L.; Papenfuss, T.J. 1999. Molecular phylogenetics, tRNA evolution, and historical biogeography in anguid lizards and related taxonomic families. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 12(3): 250-272.

Noel, V.; L'Hermoine, D.L. de 2008. La famille des Anguidae Gray 1825: Votre lezard, je vous le fais avec ou sans pattes? Basiliscus 2: 18-29.

Petzold, H.G. 1971. Blindschleiche und Scheltopusik. Die Familie Anguidae. (Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei 448). Ziemsen, Wittenberg Lutherstadt. 102 pp.

Petzold, H.G. 1995. Blindschleiche und Scheltopusik. Die Familie Anguidae. (Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei 448). Westarp Wissenschaften, Magdeburg. 102 pp.

Rieppel, O. 1978. Tooth replacement in anguinomorph lizards. Zoomorphologie 91(1): 77-90.

Rieppel, O. 1980. The phylogeny of anguinomorph lizards. Denkschriften der Schweizerischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 94: 1-86.

Sprackland, R.G. 1991. Alligator lizards. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 39(7): 136-140.

Strahm, M.H.; Schwartz, A. 1977. Osteoderms in the anguid lizard subfamily Diploglossinae and their taxonomic importance. Biotropica 9(1): 58-72.

Tihen, J.A. 1949. The genera of Gerrhonotine lizards. American Midland Naturalist 41(3): 580-601.

Tihen, J.A. 1954. Gerrhonotine lizards recently added to the American Museum collection, with further revisions of the genus Abronia. American Museum Novitates 1954: 1-26.

Walls, J.G. 1991. The name game: alligator lizards and glass "snakes". Tropical Fish Hobbyist 39(7): 142-145.

Wermuth, H. 1969. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Anguidae, Anniellidae, Xenosauridae. Das Tierreich 90: 1-42.

Wever, E.G. 1971. The lizard ear: Anguidae. Journal Aud. Res. 11(2): 160-172.

Wiens, J.J.; Slingluff, J.L. 2001. How lizards turn into snakes: a phylogenetic analysis of body-form evolution in anguid lizards. Evolution 55(11): 2303-2318.

Wu, G.; Li, X.; Zhu, J.; Tong-He, W. 2002. [Variations of the head scales of glass lizard. pp. 57-59]. (In Chinese). In: Zhou, K. Herpetologica Sinica 9. Chinese Scientific Books, Beijing. 235 pp.