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Taxonomy of the genus Erymnochelys Biodiversity of the family Podocnemididae

Bibliography of the genus
Erymnochelys (Madagascar Big-headed Side-necked Turtle)

(Reptilia: Testudines: Podocnemididae)

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Erymnochelys madagascariensis

Andriafidison, D.; Jenkins, R.K.B.; Loiselle, P.V.; McCaskie, T.; Rakotoarivelo, A.A.; Rahalambomanana, J.; Ravelomanana, T.; Raminosoa, N.; Saunders, A. 2011. Preliminary fish survey of Lac Tseny in northwestern Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 6(2): 83-87.

Andriamasimanana, R.; Rabarimanana, M. 2011. [Analyses of the degradation of Lake Kinkony and conservation of the wetlands zone complex of Mahavavy-Kinkony, Boeny region, Madagascar]. (In French). Madagascar Conservation & Development 6(1): 22-28.

Coutard, C.; Trani, M.; Tafani, J.S.; Cadi, A. 2004. Liste rouge TSA: Especes menacees elevees au centre A Cupulatta (1ere partie). Manouria 7(23): 37-44.

Durbin, J. 2006. Experimental release of the Madagascar side-necked turtle "rere" in Ankarafantsika National Park, Madagascar. Re-introduction News 25: 17-19.

Garcia, G.; Lourenco, W. 2007. Natural history notes: Erymnochelys madagascariensis (Madagascan Side-necked Turtle). Diet. Herpetological Review 38(3): 330-331.

Kuchling, G. 1988. Population structure, reproductive potential and increasing exploitation of the freshwater turtle Erymnochelys madagascariensis. Biological Conservation 43(2): 107-113.

Kuchling, G. 1992. Biologie und Lebensraum von Erymnochelys madagascariensis und Vergleich mit den anderen Wasserschildkröten Madagaskars. Salamandra 28(3/4): 231-250.

Kuchling, G. 1993. Possible biennial ovarian cycle of the freshwater turtle Erymnochelys madagascariensis. Journal of Herpetology 27(4): 470-472.

Kuchling, G. 1995. Erymnochelys madagascariensis - conservation strategy beyond 2000. pp. 151-154. In: Devaux, B. (ed.). International Congress of Chelonian Conservation. France - Gonfaron - Tortoise Village - 6th to 10th of July 1995. Proceedings. Editions SOPTOM, Gonfaron, France. 344 pp.

Kuchling, G. 1999. The conservation programme for the rere Erymnochelys madagascariensis at Ankarafantsika. Testudo 5(1): 23-29.

Kuchling, G. 2000. Concept and design of the Madagascar side-necked turtle Erymnochelys madagascariensis breeding facility at Ampijoroa, Madagascar. Dodo 36: 62-74.

Kuchling, G. 2006. Endoscopic sex determination in juvenile freshwater turtles, Erymnochelys madagascariensis: morphology of gonads and acessory ducts. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 5(1): 67-73.

Kuchling, G.; Mittermeier, R.A. 1993. Status and exploitation of the Madagascan big-headed turtle, Erymnochelys madagascariensis. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 1(1): 13-18.

Leuteritz, T.; Kuchling, G.; Garcia, G.; Velosoa, J. (Madagascar Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Red List Workshop). 2016. Erymnochelys madagascariensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T8070A97396666. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T8070A12884059.en.

McCord, W.P.; Joseph-Ouni, M.; Bour, R. 2004. Chelonian illustrations. 15. Madagascan Big-headed, African Helmeted, and West African Mud Turtles. Reptilia (GB) 35: 63-67.

Velosoa, J.; Randriamahita; Kuchling, G.; Durbin, J.; Lewis, R.; Rakotoniaina, L.J.; Ratsimbazafy, J.H. 2006. Valoriser l'approche "enquete villageoise" pour la conservation de la grande tortue d'eau douce de Madagascar Erymnochelys madagascariensis. Chelonii 4: 143-147.

Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt 1994. Welterstnachzucht der Madagaskar-Schienenschildkröte. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 47(3): 146.