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Chen, T.H.; Lin, H.C.; Chang, H.C. 2000. Current status and utilization of chelonians in Taiwan. Chelonian Research Monographs 2: 45-51.

Chen, T.H.; Lue, K.Y. 2010. Population status and distribution of freshwater turtles in Taiwan. Oryx 44(2): 261-266.

Chen, Y.L.; Lin, T.E.; Lin, R.S.; Yang, C.H. 2017. The Red Lists of Terrestrial Reptiles of Taiwan, 2017. (In Chinese with scientific nomenclature). Taiwan Endemic Species Research Institute.

Cheng, I.J. 1995. Sea Turtles status and research in Taiwan. pp. 87-88. 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.

Cheng, I.J. 2000. Sea Turtles at Dungsha Tao (Pratas Island) and Taipin Tao (Spratly Islands), South China Sea. pp. 59-68. In: Pilcher, N. & Ismail, G. (eds.). Sea turtles of the Indo-Pacific: research management and conservation. Proceedings of the Second ASEAN Symposium and Workshop on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. ASEAN Academic Press, London. 361 pp.

Cheng, I.J.; Chen, T.H. 1997. The incidental capture of five species of Sea Turtles by coastal setnet fisheries in the eastern waters of Taiwan. Biological Conservation 82(2): 235-239.

Cheng, I.J.; Wang, Y.H. 2009. Influence of surface currents on post-nesting migration of Green Sea Turtles nesting on Wan-an Island, Penghu Archipelago, Taiwan. Journal of Marine Science and Technology 17(4): 306-311.

Chow, H.T.; Liu, C.s. 1982. [The survey of wildlife in the Dwo-shing Reservoir project area]. (In Chinese, English summary). Journal of Science and Engineering National Chung Hsing University 19: 167-184.

Denburgh, J. van 1909. New and previously unrecorded species of reptiles and amphibians from the island of Formosa. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Ser. 4) 3: 49-56.

Denburgh, J. van 1912. Concerning certain species of reptiles and amphibians from China, Japan, the Loo Choo Islands, and Formosa. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 3: 187-257.

Horikawa, Y. 1930. [Reptilia and amphibians in the island of Pescadore]. (In Japanese). Transactions Nat. Hist. Soc. Formosa 20(106): 19-22.

Huang, W. 1996. Sexual size dimorphism of sea snakes in Taiwan. Bulletin of the National Museum of Natural Science (Taichung) 7: 113-120.

Huang, W. 2000. [Biodiversity, food net relationships, and conservation of amphibians & reptiles on Lanyu Island, Taiwan Province]. (In Chinese). Sichuan Journal of Zoology 19(3): 116-122.

Jiang, Z.; Zeng, Z.M. 2013. [Snakes of Taiwan]. (In Chinese). Tai zhong shi Municipality, Taiwan. 172 pp.

Kamezaki, N. 1989. The nesting sites of Sea Turtles in the Ryukyu Archipelago and Taiwan. pp. 342-348. In: Matsui, M., Hikida, T. & Goris, R.C. (eds.). Current herpetology in East Asia. Proceedings of the second Japan-China Herpetological Symposium, Kyoto, July 1988. Herpetological Society of Japan, Kyoto. 521 pp.

Kuang, Y.L.; Chen, S.L.; Yeh, K.K.C. 1988. [The lizard fauna of Taiwan]. (In Chinese, English summary). Chinese Bioscience 31(1): 45-55.

Kuntz, R.E. 1963. Snakes of Taiwan. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum 16: 1-79.

Kuo, C.L. 2002. [Tagging experiment of marine species in Taiwan]. (In Chinese, English summary). Acta Oceanographica Taiwanica 40(1): 13-19.

Lee, T.H. 2005. Ecological patterns of distribution on gradients of elevation and species diversity of snakes in southern Taiwan. Amphibia-Reptilia 26(3): 325-332.

Lee, W.J.; Lue, K.Y. 1996. The preliminary study on the food habits of snakes in Taiwan. Biological Bulletin National Taiwan Normal University 31(2): 119-124.

Li, X.M.; Luo, H.J.; Zhu, B.; Fu, L.C.; Lin, D.; Zhuan, W. 2012. Explore the Koyama biological resource - Reptiles & Amphibians. Publisher and place of publication unknown. 136 pp.

Liang, Y.S.; Wang, C.S. 1976. The lizards found from Taipei Hsien, Taiwan. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum 28(3-4): 431-482.

Lin, J.T. 1990. Venomous snakes of medical importance in Taiwan. pp. 471-478. 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.

Lin, J.Y.; Cheng, H.Y. 1980. Notes on the corrected identification and redescription of a ground lizard, Platyplacopus kuehnei, with a revised-key of the family Lacertidae from Taiwan. Bulletin of the Institute of Zoology Academia Sinica (Taipei) 19(2): 63-65.

Lin, J.Y.; Cheng, H.Y. 1981. A new species of Takydromus (Sauria: Lacertidae) from Taiwan. Bulletin of the Institute of Zoology Academia Sinica (Taipei) 20(1): 43-47.

Lin, J.Y.; Cheng, H.Y. 1990. Taiwan Shengli Bowuguan Chubanbu. [A synopsis of the lizards of Taiwan.] (In Chinese). Taiwan Museum, Taipei. 176 pp.

Lin, S.M.; Lee, Y.; Chen, T.H.; Lin, J.W. 2015. Habitat preference and management of a Chinese Pond Turtle population protected by the demilitarized Kinmen Islands. Journal of Herpetology 49(3): 399-404.

Lue, K.Y.; Chen, S.L.; Chang, W.S. 1992. Notes on reptiles collected from the offshore islets of Penghu Archipelago. Journal of Taiwan Museum 45(1): 15-18.

Mao, S.H. 1966. Bite patterns of Taiwan venomous and non-venomous snakes. Bull. Inst. Zool. Academia Sinica 5: 7-22.

Mao, S.H. 1967. Bite patterns of Taiwan venomous and non-venomous snakes. Part 2. Bull. Inst. Zool. Academia Sinica 6: 17-27.

Mao, S.H. 1970. Food of the common venomous snakes of Taiwan. Herpetologica 26: 45-48.

Mao, S.H. 1993. Common terrestrial venomous snakes of Taiwan. National Museum of Natural Science Special Publications (Taichung) 5: 1-108.

Mao, S.H.; Chen, B.Y. 1980. Sea snakes of Taiwan. A natural history of sea snakes. NSC (National Science Council) Special Publication 4: 1-64.

Mao, S.H.; Yin, F.Y.; Guo, Y.W. 1984. The hemipenes of common Taiwanese venomous snakes. Herpetologica 40(4): 406-410.

Mao, S.H.; Yin, F.Y.; Guo, Y.W. 1986. A comparative study of Taiwanese common venomous snakes. The Snake 18(1): 6-15.

Okada, Y. 1932. Notes on the Reptilia and Amphibia of Kotosho (Botel Tobago). Bull. Biogeogr. Soc. Tokyo 3: 13-23.

Oshima, M. 1910. An annotated list of Formosan snakes, with descriptions of four new species and one new subspecies. Annot. Zool. Jap. Tokyo 7: 185-207.

Ota, H. 1989. A review of the geckos (Lacertilia: Reptilia) of the Ryukyu Archipelago and Taiwan. pp. 222-261, illustr. In: Matsui, M.; Hikida, T. & Goris, R.C. (eds.). Current Herpetology in East Asia. Proceedings of the Second Japan-China Herpetological Symposium Kyoto, July 1988. Herpetological Society of Japan, Kyoto, Japan. 521 pp.

Ota, H. 1991. Advances in the systematics and biology of the lizards of Taiwan: a critical review. Journal of Taiwan Museum 44(1): 125-133.

Ota, H. 1991. Classification of agamid lizards of the genus Japalura from the insular East Asia: a history of confusion. Biological Magazine Okinawa 29: 21-28.

Ota, H. 1991. Systematics and biogeography of terrestrial reptiles of Taiwan. pp. 47-112. In: Lin, Y.S. & Chang, K.H. (eds.). Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Wildlife Conservation, Republic of China: held at Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, 25-29 March, 1991. Council of Agriculture, Taipei. 339 pp.

Ota, H. 1991. Taxonomic redefinition of Japalura swinhonis Gunther (Agamidae: Squamata), with a description of a new subspecies of J. polygonata from Taiwan. Herpetologica 47(3): 280-294.

Ota, H.; Hikida, T. 1985. A record of members of the parthenogenetic gecko, Hemidactylus garnotii-vietnamensis species complex, from Taiwan. Japanese Journal of Herpetology 11(2): 52-60.

Ota, H.; Huang, W.S. 2000. Mabuya cumingi (Reptilia: Scincidae): an addition to the herpetofauna of Lanyu Island, Taiwan. Current Herpetology 19(2): 57-61.

Ota, H.; Lin, J.T. 1997. On the herpetofauna of the Matsu Group - 1. Reptiles and amphibians recorded from Nankan and Peikan islands. Journal of Taiwan Museum 50(2): 93-105.

Saenz, D.; Podlipny, H.V.; Tasi, P.Y.; Burt, D.B.; Yuan, H.W. 2009. A survey of reptiles and amphibians on Kinmen Island, Taiwan. Herpetological Bulletin 108: 3-9.

Sauter, H.H. 1914. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute. Viperidae auct. Archiv für Naturgeschichte (Abt. A) (Berlin) 80(5): 33-39.

Shang, G.; Li, P.; Yang, Y. 2009. [Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles in Taiwan]. (In Chinese). Owl Publishing House, Taipei. 336 pp.

Stejneger, L.H. 1898. On a collection of batrachians and reptiles from Formosa and adjacent islands. Journal Coll. Japan 12: 215-225.

Stejneger, L.H. 1907. Herpetology of Japan and adjacent territory. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 58: 1-577.

Stejneger, L.H. 1910. The batrachians and reptiles of Formosa. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 38(1731): 91-114.

Stejneger, L.H. 1996. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory. (Reprint, first published in 1907). SSAR (Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles) in cooperation with the Japanese Herpetological Society, Oxford, Ohio. 684 pp.

Takeda, N.; Ota, H. 1996. Description of a new species of Takydromus from the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan, and a taxonomic redefinition of T. smaragdinus Boulenger 1887 (Reptilia: Lacertidae). Herpetologica 52(1): 77-88.

To, S. 1941. Statistical studies on victims of poisonous snake bites in Formosa. Journal Med. Ass. Formosa 60(8-9): 1477-1824.

Tsai, I.H. 2005. Revised systematics of Taiwanese viperid snakes and the correlation to venom diversity and evolution. Toxin Reviews 24(1): 63-78.

Wang, C.S. 1962. The reptiles of Botel-Tobago. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum (Taipei) 15: 141-191.

Wang, C.S.; Moltze Wang, Y.H. 1956. Serica Id.: The reptiles of Taiwan. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum 9(1): 1-86.

Wang, C.S.; Wang, Y.H.M. 1956. The reptiles of Taiwan. Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum (Taipei) 9(1): 1-86.

Wayre, P. 1969. Wildlife in Taiwan. Oryx 10: 46-56.

Yamaguchi, K. 1924. Poisonous snakes on the island Formosa. Journal Orient. Med. Dairen Japan 2: 295.

You, C.W.; Li, S.W.; Lau, A. 2013. Ratsnakes of Taiwan: an annotated photographic review. pp. 369-384. In: Schulz, K.D. (ed.). Old World ratsnakes: a collection of papers. Bushmaster Publications, Berg. 432 pp.

Yu, D.L.; Kuang, Y.L. 1988. [Notes on the behaviors of Takydromus formosanus, Eumeces elegans and Sphenomorphus indicus in Ha-pen area of northern Taiwan]. (In Chinese, English summary). Biological Bulletin National Taiwan Normal University 23: 203-219.