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Taxonomy of the genus Cophotis Biodiversity of the family Agamidae

Bibliography of the genus
Cophotis (Deaf Agamas)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Agamidae)

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Cophotis in general

Ananjeva, N.B. 2012. [To viviparity in Agama lizards (Sauria, Acrodonta, Agamidae)]. (In Russian). Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 91(11): 1358-1365.

Schleich, H.H.; Kastle, W. 1979. Hautstrukturen als Kletteranpassungen bei Chamaeleo and Cophotis (Reptilia: Sauria: Chamaeleonidae, Agamidae). Salamandra 15(2): 95-100.

Cophotis ceylanica

Karunarathna, D.M.S.S.; Amarasinghe, A.A.T. 2009. Beobachtung einer Dickschnabelkrähe (Aves: Corvidae) beim Erbeuten von Ceylon-Taubagamen, Cophotis ceylanica (Reptilia: Agamidae), im Horton Plains Nationalpark auf Sri Lanka. Sauria (Berlin) 30(4): 59-62.

Kastle, W. 1966. Beobachtungen an ceylonesischen Taubagamen (Cophotis ceylanica). Salamandra 2: 78-87.

Mohr, H.; Cabrera, J. 2013. Cophotis ceylanica – Biologie, Haltung und Nachzucht der Ceylonesischen Taubagame. Terraria-Elaphe 2013(44): 58-71.

Peters, W.C.H. 1861. Eine neue Gattung von Eidechsen, Cophotis ceylanica, aus Ceylon. Monatsberichte der Königlich Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1861(December): 1103-1105.

Silva, A. de 1990. Observations on some vanishing relict lizards of Sri Lanka. Hamadryad 15(1): 34-35.

Silva, A. de; Bauer, A.M.; Goonewardene, S.; Drake, J.; Nathanael, S.; Chandraratne, W.P.R.; Somathilaka, S.A.U.S. 2005. Status of the agamids in the Knuckles Massif with special reference to Calotes liocephalus Gunther, 1872 and Cophotis ceylanica Peters, 1861. Lyriocephalus 6(1-2): 43-52.

Tomey, W.A. 1982. Seltene Baumagame Cophotis ceylanica. Aquarium (Bornheim) 16(160): 549-552.

Tryon, B.W. 1979. Notes on the reproduction of the lizard Cophotis ceylonica. British Journal of Herpetology 5(12): 845-847.

Willey, A. 1906. Viviparity of Cophotis ceylanica and oviparity of Ceratophora stoddartii. Spolia Zeylanica 3: Unpaginated.

Cophotis dumbara

Hallermann, J.; Böhme, W. 2007. On the validity of two recently described species of the endemic Sri Lankan genus Cophotis Peters, 1861 (Squamata: Agamidae) from the Knuckles Forest Range. Salamandra 43(3): 187-190.

Manamendra-Arachchi, K.; Silva, A. de; Amarasinghe, T. 2006. Description of a second species of Cophotis (Reptilia: Agamidae) from the highlands of Sri Lanka. Lyriocephalus 6(Suppl. 1): 1-8.

Samarawickrama, V.A.P.; Ranawana, K.B.; Rajapaksha, D.R.N.S.; Ananjeva, N.B.; Orlov, N.L.; Ranasinghe, J.M.A.S.; Samarawickrama, V.A.P. 2006. A new species of the genus Cophotis (Squamata: Agamidae) from Sri Lanka. Russian Journal of Herpetology 13(3): 207-214.