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Al-Oran, R.M. 2000. Notable herpetological records from central and southern Jordan. Zoology in the Middle East 21: 31-36.

Al-Quran, S. 2009. The herpetofauna of the southern Jordan. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 6(4): 385-391.

Al-Quran, S. 2010. A herpetofaunal survey of southern Jordan. Herpetological Bulletin 112: 7-13.

Al-Zibdah, M.K. 2007. Population status and conservation of Marine Turtles at Jordan's Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Testudo 6(4): 58-66.

Amr, Z.S.; Al-Oran, R.; Disi, A.M. 1994. Reptiles of southern Jordan. The Snake 26(1): 41-49.

Amr, Z.S.; Amr, S.S. 1983. Snakebites in Jordan. The Snake 15(2): 81-85.

Amr, Z.S.; Disi, A.M. 1998. Diet of some snakes from Jordan. Amphibia-Reptilia 19(4): 436-439.

Amr, Z.S.; Disi, A.M. 2011. Systematics, distribution and ecology of the snakes of Jordan. Vertebrate Zoology 61(2): 179-266.

Amr, Z.S.; El-Oran, R.M.; Shwayt, S.N. 1994. Snake bites in Jordan. The Snake 26(2): 111-115.

Baker, M.A.; Qarqaz, M.A.; Rifai, L.; Hamidan, N.; Al-Omari, K.; Modry, D.; Amr, Z. 2004. Results of herpetofaunal inventory of Wadi Ramm Protected Area, with notes on some relict species. Russian Journal of Herpetology 11(1): 1-5.

Damhoureyeh, S.A.; Qarqaz, M.A.; Abu Baker, M.; Himdan, N.; Eid, E.; Amr, Z.S. 2009. Reptiles and amphibians in Dibbeen Nature Reserve, Jordan. Vertebrate Zoology 59(2): 169-177.

Disi, A.M. 1983. A contribution to the herpetofauna of Jordan. 1. Venomous snakes. Dirasat 10(2): 167-180.

Disi, A.M. 1985. A contribution to the herpetofauna of Jordan. 2. New records and a systematic list of snakes from Jordan. The Snake 17(1): 31-47.

Disi, A.M. 1987. Environmental factors affecting snake distribution in Jordan. Beihefte zum Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients Reihe A Naturwissenschaften 28: 296-310.

Disi, A.M. 1990. Venomous snakes in Jordan. pp. 349-376. In: Gopalakrishnakone, P. & Chou, L.M. (eds.). Snakes of medical importance (Asia-Pacific region). Venom and Toxin Group, National University of Singapore & International Society on Toxinology. 676 pp.

Disi, A.M. 1991. A contribution to the herpetofauna of Jordan 4. Lizards of Jordan. Zoology in the Middle East 5: 25-35.

Disi, A.M. 1993. A contribution to the herpetofauna of Jordan: 5. New records of three colubrid snakes from Jordan. The Snake 25(2): 109-113.

Disi, A.M. 1996. A contribution to the knowledge of the herpetofauna of Jordan. VI. The Jordanian herpetofauna as a zoogeographic indicator. Herpetozoa 9(1-2): 71-81.

Disi, A.M. 1998. Morphometrics, distribution and ecology of chelonians in Jordan (Reptilia: Testudines). Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 21(Supplement): 31-41.

Disi, A.M. 2011. Review of the lizard fauna of Jordan (Reptilia: Sauria). Zoology in the Middle East Supplementum 54(3): 89-102.

Disi, A.M.; Amr, Z.S. 1998. Distribution and ecology of lizards in Jordan (Reptilia: Sauria). Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 21(Supplement): 43-66.

Disi, A.M.; Amr, Z.S.; Defosse, D. 1988. Contribution to the herpetofauna of Jordan 3. Snakes of Jordan. The Snake 20(1): 40-51.

Disi, A.M.; Amr, Z.S.; Martens, H. 2004. On a collection of amphibians and reptiles made by J. Klapperich in Jordan. Herpetozoa 16(3-4): 141-150.

Disi, A.M.; Amr, Z.S.; Hamidan, N. 2014. Diversity, threats, and conservation of the terrestrial and freshwater herpetofauna of Jordan. Russian Journal of Herpetology 21(3): 221-233.

Disi, A.M.; Hatough, B.A. 1999. Biodiversity of the terrestrial vertebrate fauna of Petra (Jordan). Casopis Narodniho Muzea Rada Prirodovedna 168(1-4): 83-98.

Disi, A.M.; Modry, D.; Bunian, F.; Al-Oran, R.M.; Amr, Z.S. 1999. Amphibians and reptiles of the Badia region of Jordan. Herpetozoa 12(3-4): 135-146.

Disi, A.M.; Modry, D.; Necas, P.; Rifai, L. 2001. Amphibians and reptiles of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. An atlas and field guide. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main. 408 pp.

Eid, E.; Al-Hasani, I.; Al-Share, T.; Abed, O.; Amr, Z. 2011. Animal trade in Amman local market, Jordan. Jordan Journal of Biological Sciences 4(2): 101-108.

El-Oran, R.M.; Al-Melhem, W.N.; Amr, Z.S. 1994. Snakes of southern Jordan. Bollettino di Zoologia 61(4): 359-367.

Frommer, J. 2008. Beobachtungen an den Eidechsen Jordaniens. Die Eidechse 19(1): 1-13.

Geissler, L. 1998. Herpetologische Beobachtungen aus Jordanien und den Vereinigten Arabischen Emiraten (Amphibia; Reptilia). Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 21(Supplement): 181-182.

Geniez, P. 2013. [A comparison between herpetofaunas of Jordan and Morocco, two very distant countries]. (In French). Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 145-146: 49-60.

Haas, G. 1943. On a collection of reptiles from Palestine, Transjordan, and Sinai. Copeia 1943: 10-15.

Haas, G. 1961. Some remarks on the fauna of Ubeidije, near Afikim (Jordan Valley). Bull. res. Counc. Israel. 9B: 196-198.

Hoofien, J.H. 1946. Notes concerning the typical reptiles of the Ghor, Jordan Valley and Dead Sea Basin. Bull. Jerusalem Nats'. Cl. 30: 6-8.

Hoofien, S.H. 1965. On some herpetological records from Sinai and Transjordan. Israel Journal of Zoology 14: 122-127.

Joger, U.; Amro, Z.S.; Al-Oran, R.M. 2005. Venomous snakes of Jordan. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research 23(3): 132-139.

Modry, D.; Rifai, L.; Abu Baker, M.; Amr, Z. 2004. Amphibians and reptiles of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Denisia 14: 407-420.

Mountfort, G. 1963. Wildlife of the Jordan Desert. Part III. Survival in the sun. Animal Life 16: 38-40.

Muller, J. 1995. Eidechsenbeobachtungen in Jordanien. Die Eidechse 6(14): 17-19.

Muller, J. 1996. Angaben über einige Amphibien- und Reptilienfunde in Jordanien. Sauria (Berlin) 18(3): 3-10.

Müller, J.; Bischoff, W. 1994. Bemerkungen zu den Eidechsen von Petra / Jordanien. Die Eidechse 5(13): 10-19.

Scholz, S.; Radspieler, C.; Siegenthaler, F. 2012. [Observations on Jordanian herpetofauna - a travel account]. (In German). OGH-Aktuell 31: 6-18.

Seifan, M.; Zohar, Y.; Werner, Y.L. 2016. Reptile distribution may identify terrestrial islands for conservation: the Levant's 'Arava Valley as a model. Journal of Natural History 50(43-44): 2783-2801.

Shanas, U.; Abu Galyun, Y.; Alshamlih, M.; Cnaani, J.; Guscio, D.; Khoury, F.; Mittler, S.; Nassar, K.; Shapira, I.; Simon, D.; Sultan, H.; Topel, E.; Ziv, Y. 2006. Reptile diversity and rodent community structure across a political border. Biological Conservation 132(3): 292-299.

Shwayat, S.N.; Disi, A.M.; Amr, Z.S. 2009. Snakes of the genus Eirenis in Jordan (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae). Vertebrate Zoology 59(1): 91-101.

Sindaco, R.; Fedrighini, N.; Venchi, A. 1995. Contribution to the herpetology of Jordan. Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali Bollettino (Turin) 13(2): 389-405.

Vittery, A. (ed.) 1980. Ban on hunting in Jordan. Ornithological Society of the Middle East Bulletin 4: 1.

Werner, Y.L. 1988. The zoogeography of Israel. 13. Herpetofaunal survey of Israel (1950-85), with comments on Sinai and Jordan and on zoogeographical heterogeneity. Monographiae Biologicae 62: 355-388.

Werner, Y.L. 1991. Notable herpetofaunal records from Transjordan. Zoology in the Middle East 5: 37-41.