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Aoki, R. 1977. The occurrence of a short-necked chelid in the Palau Islands. Japanese Journal of Herpetology 7(2): 32-33.

Bauer, A.M.; Watkins-Colwell, G.J. 2001. On the origin of the types of Hypsilurus godeffroyi (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) and early German contributions to the herpetology of Palau. Micronesica 34(1): 73-84.

Crombie, R.I.; Pregill, G.K. 1999. A checklist of the herpetofauna of the Palau Islands (Republic of Belau), Oceania. Herpetological Monographs 13: 29-80.

Gressitt, J.L. 1952. Description of Kayangel Atoll, Palau Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin 14: 1-7.

Johnson, S.P. 1972. Palau; exploring the limestone islands. National Parks and Conservation Magazine 46(7): 4-8.

Kimura, W. 1973. On the hatching of crocodile eggs of Palau. Acta Herpetologica Japonica 4(1-4): 24-25.

McCoy, M.A. 1982. Subsistence hunting of turtles in the western Pacific: the Caroline Islands. pp. 275-280. In: Bjorndal, K.A. (ed.). Biology and conservation of sea turtles. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 583 pp.

Messel, H. 1994. Review of the status of crocodilians in the Pacific Island nations of Palau, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. pp. 1-40. In: Crocodile Specialist Group. Crocodiles. Proceedings of the 2nd regional meeting (eastern Asia, Oceania, Australasia) of the Crocodile Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN - the World Conservation Union convened at Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 12 to 19 March 1993. IUCN/SSC Crocodile Specialist Group in conjunction with the Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory, Gland & Palmerston. 630 pp.

Messel, H.; King, F.W. 1992. Survey of the crocodile populations of the Republic of Palau, Caroline Islands, Pacific Ocean, 8-24 June 1991: a report to the government of the Republic of Palau, Koror, Palau. pp. 302-351. In: IUCN/SSC Crocodile Specialist Group. Crocodiles: proceedings of the 11th working meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission of the IUCN - the World Conservation Union convened at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 2 to 7 August 1992. Vol. 2. IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Gland. 283 pp.

Wiles, G.J.; Conry, P.J. 1990. Terrestrial vertebrates of the Ngerukewid Islands Wildlife Preserve, Palau Islands. Micronesica 23(1): 41-66.

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