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Anderson, J. 1896. A contribution to the herpetology of Arabia with a preliminary list of the reptiles and batrachians of Egypt. R.H. Porter, London. 122 p. (Reprinted in 1984 by Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Athens, Ohio, with an introduction and checklist of the Arabian herpetofauna by Leviton, A.E. & Aldrich, M.L.).

Anderson, J. 1898. Zoology of Egypt. Vol. 1. reptiles and Batrachia. Bernard Quaritch, London. 371 pp. (Reprinted 1965 by Wheldon & Wesley, London).

Anderson, J. 1984. Herpetology of Arabia - with a preliminary List of the Reptiles and Batrachians of Egypt. (Reprint, first published in 1896). Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Athens, Ohio. 122 pp.

Anderson, J. 2017. Reptilia and Batrachia – Zoology of Egypt. Vol. 1. Reptilia and Batrachia. Forgotten Books, London. 564 pp. (Facsimile reprint of 1898 original).

Andersson, L.G. 1901. List of reptiles and batrachians collected by the Swedish Zoological Expedition to Egypt, the Sudan, and the Sinaitic Peninsula. Results Swedish Zoological Exped. Egypt And White Nile 1: 12 pp.

Baha el Din, S.M. 2006. A guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Egypt. American University in Cairo Press, Cairo & New York. 359 pp.

Baha el Din, S.M.; Attum, O. 2000. The herpetofauna of Zaranik Protected Area, Egypt, with notes on their ecology and conservation. Herpetological Bulletin 73: 17-21.

Barakat, K.K.; El Masry, A.A. 2004. Effect of weather conditions on capture rates during the sampling collection of lizards at Burg El-Arab, north coastal region, Egypt. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology 45(A): 451-468.

Bauer, A.M. 2000. The Symbolae Physicae and the herpetology of Hemprich and Ehrenberg's expedition to Egypt and the Middle East. International Society for the History and Bibliography of Herpetology Newsletter and Bulletin 2(1): 8-16.

Bauer, A.M. 2000. The Symbolae Physicae and the herpetology of Hemprich and Ehrenberg's expedition to Egypt and the Middle East. Bibliotheca Herpetologica 2(1): 8-16.

Boulos, R.; Al-Badry, K.S. 1979. Ecological studies in Abu-Rawash region, Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science Cairo University 48: 81-105.

Boulos, R.; Eissa, S.M. 1977. Ecological studies in Kom-Oshiem region, Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science Cairo University 46: 215-234.

Capocaccia, L. 1977. Rettili del Gebel Uweinat. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-afrika Tervuren Belgie Annalen Zoologische Wetenschappen 217: 35-44.

Clarke, M.; Campbell, A.C.; Salama Hameid, W.; Ghoneim, S. 2000. Preliminary report on the status of Marine Turtle nesting populations on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 443: 82-83.

Clarke, M.; Campbell, A.C.; Simms, C.; Hameid, W.S. 2002. Observations on the ecology of Marine Turtles nesting on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 477: 257-258.

Edgar, P. 1990. The herpetofauna of Egypt. Rephiberary 152: 2-3.

El Toubi, M.R. 1938. The reptiles of the Kharga Oasis. Bull. Inst. d'Egypte Kairo 20 [1937-38]: 29-33.

El-Gabbas, A.; Baha El Din, S.; Zalat, S.; Gilbert, F. 2016. Conserving Egypt's reptiles under climate change. Journal of Arid Environments 127: 211-221.

Flower, S.S. 1923. On additions to the snake fauna of Egypt. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1923: 1079-1085.

Flower, S.S. 1924. Reptiles of Egypt (Notes). Ministry Of Public Works Egypt Zoological Service Publication 38: 14-19.

Flower, S.S. 1933. Notes on the recent reptiles and amphibians of Egypt, with a list of the species recorded from that kingdom. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1933(3): 735-851.

Forsskål, P. 1775. Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål . . . post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr, adjuncta est materia medica Kahirina atque tabula Maris Rubri geographica. Heineck & Faber, Hauniae (=Copenhagen). 164 pp.

Geoffroy Sainte-Hilaire, E.C.T. 1827. Description des reptiles qui se trouvent en Egypte. pp. 115-184. In: Savigny, M.J.C.L. Description de l'Egypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont ete faites en Egypte pendant l'Expedition de l'Armee francaise (1798-1801). 1. Histoire naturelle. Paris.

Goodman, S.M.; Hobbs, J.J. 1994. The distribution and ethnozoology of reptiles of the northern portion of the Egyptian Eastern Desert. Journal of Ethnobiology 14(1): 75-100.

Hafez, H. 1978. List of Amphibians and reptiles in Egypt. Endangered Species Conservation Report, Zoological Gardens, Giza.

Hemprich, F.G.; Ehrenberg, C.G. 1899. Symbolae physicae, seu icones adhuc ineditae corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum quae ex itineribus per Libyam, Ægyptias, Nubiam, Dongolam, Syriam, Arabiam et Habessiniam publico institutis sumptu...studia annis MDCCOXX-MDCCCXXV redierunt. Zoologica. Berlin.

Hussein, K.H. 1993. Seasonal variation of daily activity times in gekkonid lizards inhabiting Burg El-Arab region, west of Alexandria. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology (A) 11: 231-245.

Hussein, M.F.; Al-Badry, K.S. 1969. On the population density and dispersal of some Egyptian reptiles. Proceedings of the Zoological Society U.A.R. 3: 285-296.

Hussein, M.F.; Boulos, R.; Essa, S. 1969. Environmental conditions prevailing in Maryut region and its reflects on the general fauna. Bull. Fac. Sci. Egypt Univ. 42: 213-243.

Ibrahim, A.A. 2008. Amphibians and reptiles of the Suez Canal University campuses, Egypt. Herpetological Bulletin 105: 1-9.

Ibrahim, A.A. 2013. The herpetology of the Suez Canal Zone, Egypt. Vertebrate Zoology 63(1): 87-110.

Kasparek, M. 1993. Marine turtle conservation in the Mediterranean. Marine turtles in Egypt. Phase 1: survey of the Mediterranean coast between Alexandria and El-Salum. Medasset (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles), London & Athens. 1-170.

Kasparek, M. 1993. Survey of the Mediterranean coast between Alexandria and El-Salum, Egypt. Marine Turtle Newsletter 63: 8-9.

Keimer, L. 1947. Histoires de serpents dans l'Egypte ancienne et moderne. Mem. Inst. egypt. 50: 1-110.

Kemier, L. 1945. Notes au sujet de l'hieroglyphe et des vipères dans l'Egypte ancienne. L. Keimer. Etud D'Egyptol. Le Caire Fasc. 7: 1-52.

Kuntze, H.A. 1934. Meine herpetologischen Beobachtungen in Ägypten. II. Blätter für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde (Stuttgart) 1934: 82-87.

Marx, H. 1956. Keys to the lizards and snakes of Egypt. Cairo (U.S. Naval Medical Res. Unit No. 3: 1-8.

Marx, H. 1968. Checklist of the reptiles and amphibians of Egypt. Special Publication United States Naval Medical Research Unit Number Three, Cairo. 91 pp.

Meininger, P.L.; Sorensen, U.G. 1994. Notes on reptiles, amphibians, land mammals and dolphins in Egypt, 1989/90. WIWO Report 40: 386-389.

Michael, M.I.; Dekinesh, S.I.; Aly, A.H. 1992. The herpetofauna of the north western coast of Egypt. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology (A) 8: 81-99.

Miller, S. 1925. The snake charmer of Luxor. Bulletin of the New York Zoological Society 28(5): 136-139.

Milto, K.D, 2017. New Records of Reptiles on the Red Sea coast, Egypt, with notes on zoogeography. Russian Journal of Herpetology 24(1): 11-21.

Mohamed, A.W.; Mansour, A.M.; Tahoon, M.A. 2010. Natural resources, bottom facies, impacts, management plan and recommendations on some islands of the Red Sea, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Research 36(1): 55-71.

Nada, M.A. 2001. Observations on the trade in Sea Turtles at the fish market of Alexandria, Egypt. Zoology in the Middle East 24: 109-118.

Nada, M.A. 2001. Sea Turtles in Egypt. Status of the Sea Turtle trade in Alexandria's fish market. Testudo 5(3): 37-48.

Nada, M.A. 2003. The role of non governmental organisations (NGOs) in the protection of Sea Turtles in Egypt. -Save the Sea Turtle project in Alexandria (a case study). pp. 181-185. In: Margaritoulis, D. & Demetropoulos, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the First Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles, Rome, 24-28 October 2001. Barcelona Convention - Bern Convention - Bonn Convention (CMS), Nicosia. 270 pp.

Nada, M.A.; Casale, P. 2011. Sea turtle bycatch and consumption in Egypt threatens Mediterranean turtle populations. Oryx 45(1): 143-149.

Negumi, A. 1949. List of desert animals seen or collected during the periods shown. Bull. Zool. Soc. Egypt 1949: 20-21.

Newbold, T.; Reader, T.; El-Gabbas, A.; Berg, W.; Shohdi, W.M.; Zalat, S.; Baha el Din, S.M.; Gilbert, F. 2010. Testing the accuracy of species distribution models using species records from a new field survey. Oikos 119(8): 1326-1334.

Nopsca, F. 1925. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wüsten Ägyptens. II. Wirbeltier-Reste der Baharije-Stufe (unterstes Cenoman). 5. Die Symoliophis-Reste. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 30(4): 5-27.

Olivier, G.A. 1804. Voyage dans l'Empire Othoman, l'Egypte et la Perse. Agasse, Paris. Vol. 4.

Pellegrin, J. 1909. Reptiles et batraciens recoltes par M.Ch. Alluaud en Egypte et au Soudan egyptien. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 34: 203-205.

Peters, W.C.H. 1862. Mittheilung von über die von dem so früh in Afrika verstorbenen Freiherrn von Barnim und Dr. Hartmann auf ihrer Reise durch Ägypten, Nubien und dem Sennar gesammelten Amphibien. Monatsberichte Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1862: 271-279.

Pfeffer, G.J. 1889. Übersicht der von Herrn Dr. Franz Stuhlmann in Ägypten, auf Sanzibar und dem gegenüberliegenden Festlande gesammelten Reptilien, Amphibien, Fische, Mollusken und Krebse. Jahrbuch Hamburg. Wiss. Anst. 6(2): 1-36.

Provencal, P. 1992. Observations zoologiques de 'Abd al-Latif al-Bagdadi. Centaurus 35: 28-45.

Rehak, I.; Osborn, D.J. 1988. Notes on the distribution of reptiles and amphibians in Egypt. Vestnik Ceskoslovenske Spolecnosti Zoologicke 52(4): 271-277.

Saleh, M.A. 1997. Amphibians and reptiles of Egypt. Publication of the National Biodiversity Unit no. 6. Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. 226 pp.

Saleh, M.A.; Basuony, M.I.; Galhoum, A.M.; Tolba, M.E. 2003. Biodiversity and zoogeography of the Qattara Depression, Western Desert, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Zoology 40: 357-387.

Sallam, F.A.E. 2005. Phylogenetic relationships among the Egyptian squamates (lizards and snakes) inferred from protein and isoenzyme characteristics. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology 48(C): 1-17.

Schmidt, K.P.; Marx, H. 1957. Results of Namru-3 southeastern Egypt Expedition, 1954. 2. reptiles and amphibians. Bulletin Zool. Soc. Egypt 13[1955-56]: 16-27.

Siebenrock, F. 1906. Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Forschungsreise von Dr. Franz Werner nach Ägypten und im ägyptischen Sudan. IV. Krokodile und Schildkröten. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien 115(6): 817-839.

Siebenrock, F. 1906. IV. Krokodile und Schildkröten. pp. 817-839. In: Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Forschungsreise von Dr. Franz Werner nach Ägypten und im ägyptischen Sudan.

Stein, K.J.; Helmy, I.M. 1994. Some new distribution records for the snakes of Egypt (Squamata: Serpentes). Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 30(1): 15-26.

Stromer, E. 1925. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wüsten Ägyptens. II. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 30(6): 3-9.

Stromer, E. 1926. Ergebnisse meiner Forschungsreisen in den Wüsten Ägyptens. Naturwiss. Berlin 14: 353-356.

Stromer, E. 1929. Neuere Ergebnisse meiner Forschungreisen in den Wüsten Ägyptens. Naturwissenschaften 17(44): 859-861.

Stromer, E. 1932. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wüsten Ägyptens. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften N.F. 1932: 1-21.

Tortonese, E. 1946. Appunti ecologici relativi ad un area desertica del basso Egitto (Tell-el-Kebir). Boll. Ist. Mus. Zool. Univ. Torino 1(13) [1943-1948]: 155-183. 3-31.

Tortonese, E. 1948. Osservazioni biologiche su anfibi e rettili di Rodi, Anatolia, Palestina e Egitto. Arch. zool. Torino 88: 379-402.

Venizelos, L.; Kallonas, M. 1999. The exploitation of Sea Turtles continues in Egypt. Testudo 5(1): 53-58.

Watkins-Colwell, G.J.; Dornburg, A.; Hawlena, D.; Moore, J.A. 2010. The amphibians and reptiles of the 1962-1965 Yale University Prehistoric Expedition to Nubia. Bulletin Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University 51(2): 179-197.

Werner, F. 1899. Auf der Reptilienjagd in Ägypten. Zoologischer Garten 40: 277-288.

Werner, F. 1928. Zur Kenntnis der Fauna der Nilinsel Atrun (Kitchener's Island). Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien 101: 76-79.

Werner, Y.L. 1983. Lizards and snakes from eastern lower Egypt in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University with range extensions. Herpetological Review 14(1): 29-31.