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[marine species]


Bibliography of the reptiles of
French Polynesia  [France]

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.

Adamson, A.M. 1939. Review of the fauna of the Marquesas Islands and discussion of its origin. Reptilia. Pacific Entom. Survey Honolulu Pub. 10: 63-64.

Blanc, C.P.; Ineich, I. 1985. Statut taxonomique et distribution des reptiles terrestres de Polynesie francaise. Note preliminaire. Compte Rendu des Seances de la Societe de Biogeographie 61(3): 91-99.

Chevalier, J.P. 1970. Étude geomorphologique et bionomique de l'atoll de Mururoa (Tuamotu). Cahs. Pacif. 12 [1968]: 1-144.

Chevalier, J.P.; Denizot, M.; Mougin, J.L.; Plessis, Y.; Salvat, B. 1968. Étude géomorphologique et bionomique de l'atoll de Mururoa (Tuamotu). Cahs. Pacif. 12: 1-144.

Curtiss, A. 1941. A short zoology of Tahiti in the Society Islands. German Town 1938: 193 pp.

Henle, K. 1990. Beobachtungen an Reptilien auf den Gesellschaftinseln. Salamandra 26(1): 45-49.

Ineich, I. 1989. Comparaison des herpetofaunes de Polynesie Francaise et des Hawaii: l'homme en tant que facteur biogeographique. Compte Rendu des Seances de la Societe de Biogeographie 65(1): 21-38.

Ineich, I. 1991. Travaux entrepris sur les lézards de Polynesie francaise. Bulletin de l'Institut Oceanographique (Monaco) 74(1439): 357-359.

Ineich, I. 2009. Inventaire herpetologique de l'ile de Maiao, archipel de la Societe (Polynesie francaise). Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 130-131: 51-63.

Ineich, I.; Blanc, C.P. 1988. Distribution des reptiles terrestres en Polynesie orientale. Atoll Research Bulletin 318: 1-75.

Ineich, I.; Blanc, C.P. 1988. Le peuplement herpetologique de Polynesie francaise. Adaptations et aleas. Bulletin de la Societe Zoologique de France 112(3-4): 381-400.

Ineich, I.; Gouni, A.; Blanc, L.; Durieux, J.; Butaud, J.F. 2007. Lizards of Niau Atoll, Tuamotu archipelago, French Polynesia. Herpetological Review 38(4): 491-492.

Lagarde, G. 1933. Folklore, le Tiki lizard. Bull. Soc. Etud. ocean. Papeete 5(8): 259-262.

Lebeau, A. 1986. Un essai de grossissement en captivite de la tortue verte Chelonia mydas realise a Tahiti (Polynesie francaise). Revue des Travaux de l'Institut des Peches Maritimes 48(3-4) [1984]: 143-154.

Logologo, R. 1970. Names for parts of turtle (honu) in Tokelau language. Tokelau Islands Administration, Wellington, New Zealand, App. VI. 1 p.

Schmidt, K.P.; Necker, W.L. 1933. The lizards of the Marquesas Islands. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 10(2): 1-11.

Tanner, V.M. 1952. Pacific islands herpetology. 6. Tahiti and Marquesas Islands, New Guinea and Australia. Great Basin Naturalist 12: 1-12.

Tatarata, M.; Fretey, J. 1995. Tortues marines en Polynesie Francaise: reconcilier tradition et protection. pp. 90-97. 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.

Werner, Y.L. 1998. Preliminary observations on foraging mode in a community of House Geckos on Tahiti and a comment on competition. Tropical Ecology 39(1): 89-96.

Zug, G.R. 2013. Reptiles and amphibians of the Pacific islands. A comprehensive guide. University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles. 306 pp.