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Bibliography of the family
(Eyelid Geckos)

(Reptilia: Sauria)

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Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 1. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. British Museum (Natural History), London. 436 pp. (Reprinted in 1965 by Wheldon & Wesley, Codicote, and Cramer, Weinheim).

Daza, J.D.; Herrera, A.; Thomas, R.; Claudio, H.J. 2009. Are you what you eat? A geometric morphometric analysis of gekkotan skull shape. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 97(3): 677-707.

Grismer, L.L. 1988. Phylogeny, taxonomy, classification, and biogeography of eublepharid geckos. pp. 369-469. In: Estes, R. & Pregill, G. (eds.). Phylogenetic relationships of the lizard families. Essays commemorating Charles L. Camp. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California. 631 pp.

Henkel, F.W.; Schmidt, W. 2009. Leopardgeckos. 4. rev. ed. Natur und Tier-Verlag, Münster. 156 pp.

Kluge, A.G. 1987. Cladistic relationships in the Gekkonoidea (Squamata, Sauria). Miscellaneous Publications Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 173: 1-54.

Kluge, A.G. 2005. Taxonomy in theory and practice, with arguments for a new phylogenetic system of taxonomy. pp. 7-47. In: Donnelly, M.A.; Crother, B.I.; Guyer, C.; Wake, M.H.; White, M.E. (eds.). Ecology and evolution in the tropics: a herpetological perspective. University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London. 675 pp.

Kratochvil, L.; Frynta, D. 2002. Body size, male combat and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in eublepharid geckos (Squamata: Eublepharidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 76(2): 303-314.

Kratochvil, L.; Frynta, D. 2006. Body-size effect on egg size in eublepharid geckos (Squamata: Eublepharidae), lizards with invariant clutch size: negative allometry for egg size in ectotherms is not universal. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 88(4): 527-532.

Kratochvil, L.; Frynta, D. 2007. Phylogenetic analysis of sexual dimorphism in eye-lid geckos (Eublepharidae): the effects of male combat, courtship behavior, egg size, and body size. pp. 154-162. In: Fairbairn, D.J.; Blanckenhorn, W.U.; Szekely, T. (eds.). Sex, size, and gender roles: evolutionary studies of sexual size dimorphism. Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, etc. 266 pp.

Lisle, H.E. de; Nazarov, R.A.; Raw, L.; Grathwohl, J. 2013. Gekkota. A catalog of recent species. Winnipeg. 387 pp.

Merker, G.; Merker, C.; Bergman, J. 2006. Leopard Geckos: A Complete Guide to Eublepharine Geckos. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 128 pp.

Ota, H.; Honda, M.; Kobayashi, M.; Sengoku, S.; Hikida, T. 1999. Phylogenetic relationships of eublepharid geckos (Reptilia: Squamata): a molecular approach. Zoological Science (Tokyo) 16(4): 659-666.

Pokorna, M.; Rabova, M.; Rab, P.; Ferguson-Smith, M.A.; Rens, W.; Kratochvil, L. 2010. Differentiation of sex chromosomes and karyotypic evolution in the eye-lid geckos (Squamata: Gekkota: Eublepharidae), a group with different modes of sex determination. Chromosome Research 18(7): 809-820.

Rogner, M. 2003. Geckos. 1. Systematik, Körperbau, Färbung und Sinnesorgane. Aquarium (Bornheim) 405: 61-66.

Rogner, M. 2003. Geckos. 2. (Schluss): zur Pflege und Zucht im Terrarium. Aquarium (Bornheim) 406: 61-64.

Seufer, H.; Kaverkin, Y.; Kirschner, A. (ed.). 2005. Die Lidgeckos - Pflege, Zucht und Lebensweise. Kirschner & Seufer Verlag, Keltern-Weiler. 238 pp.

Seufer, H.; Kaverkin, Y.; Kirschner, A. (eds.). 2005. The eyelash geckos. Care, breeding and natural history. Kirschner & Seufer Verlag, Karlsruhe. 238 pp.

Underwood, G. 1977. Comments on phyletic analysis of gekkotan lizards. NATO ASI (Advanced Science Institutes) Series (A) (Life Sciences) 14: 53-55.

Welch, K.R.G. 1994. Lizards of the World - A Checklist - Geckos. KCM Books, Taunton. 165 pp.

Werner, F. 1912. Reptilia. Lacertilia. Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae. (Das Tierreich 33). R. Friedlander & S., Berlin. 33 pp.

Werner, Y.L. 1972. Observations on eggs of eublepharid lizards, with comments on the evolution of the Gekkonoidea. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 47(17): 211-224.

Werner, Y.L.; Safford, S.D.; Seifan, M.; Saunders, J.C. 2005. Effects of age and size in the ears of gekkonomorph lizards: middle-ear morphology with evolutionary implications. Anatomical Record 283A(1): 212-223.