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Bibliography of the reptiles of
Western Cape  [South Africa]

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.

Baard, E.H.W. 1987. New herpetological distribution records in the western Cape Province. Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa 33(1): 29-31.

Baard, E.H.W. 1989. The status of some rare and endangered endemic reptiles and amphibians of the southwestern Cape Province, South Africa. Biological Conservation 49(3): 161-168.

Baard, E.H.W. 2006. Tortoise conservation in the Cape Floristic region: new initiatives and opportunities. Chelonii 4: 98-99.

Branch, W.R.; Bauer, A.M. 1995. Herpetofauna of the Little Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa with notes on life history and taxonomy. Herpetological Natural History 3(1): 47-89.

Burger, M. 1993. The herpetofauna of Anysberg Nature Reserve, Cape Province, South Africa. Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa 42: 1-12.

Burrage, B.R. 1978. Reptiles collected from the west coast of the Cape Province, Republic of South Africa. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 81(3): 265-271.

Cordes, I.G.; Mouton, P. le F.N. 1996. The conservation status of the Saldanha-Langebaan lizard fauna. Koedoe 39(1): 71-83.

FitzSimons, V. 1950. Notes on a Collection of reptiles and Amphibians from the West Coast of southern Africa. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 21(3): 253-259.

Girard, F. 2000. Notes on three species of gecko endemic to the mountainous region of Cedarber, Western Cape, South Africa. Gekko 1(2): 2-5.

Jacobsen, N.H.G.; Randall, R.M. 2013. Survey of reptiles in the wilderness section of the Garden Route National Park, South Africa. Herpetology Notes 6: 209-217.

Mertens, R. 1953. Herpetologisches aus der Umgebung Kapstadts. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 6(10): 265-268.

Milton, S.; Dean, W.R.J.; Kerley, G.I.H. 1992. Tierberg Karoo Research Centre: history, physical environment, flora and fauna. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 48(1): 15-46.

Rose, W. 1926. Some Notes on the Lizards of the Cape Peninsula. Annals of the South African Museum (Cape Town) 20(6): 491-494.

Schmidt, A.D.; Gruschwitz, M. 2004. Neues vom Blouberg Conservation Project - ein Beispiel für praktische Naturschutzarbeit im neuen Südafrika. Elaphe 12(2): 55-59.

Stuart, C.T. 1974. Preliminary checklists of the flora and vertebrate fauna of Vrolijkheid nature conservation station. Investigational Rep. Dep. Nature Conserv. 19: 1-18.

Swart, B.L.; Tolley, K.A.; Matthee, C.A. 2009. Climate change drives speciation in the southern rock agama (Agama atra) in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Journal of Biogeography 36(1): 78-87.

Tolley, K.A.; Makokha, J.S.; Houniet, D.T.; Swart, B.L.; Matthee, C.A. 2009. The potential for predicted climate shifts to impact genetic landscapes of lizards in the South African Cape Floristic Region. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 51(1): 120-130.

Tolley, K.A.; Whitaker, K.A.; Turner, A.A. 2006. A herpetological survey of Piketberg, Western Cape Province, South Africa. African Herp News 40: 32-38.

Underhill, L.G.; Sherley, R.B.; Dyer, B.M.; Crawford, R.J.M. 2009. Interactions between snakes and seabirds on Robben, Schaapen and Meeuw Islands, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Ostrich 80(2): 115-118.

Visser, J.D. 1967. Field work in the southwestern Cape. Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa 3: 9-12.

Withers, C. 2003. North to Namaqualand. Chit Chat (Newsletter of the GGA) 13): 6-9.