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Bibliography of the family
(Plated Lizards)

(Reptilia: Sauria)

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Adolphs, K. 1996. Bibliographie der Gürtelechsen und Schildechsen (Reptilia: Sauria: Cordylidae & Gerrhosauridae). Squamata Verlag, Sankt Augustin, Germany. 255 pp.

Adolphs, K. 2006. Bibliotheca Cordyliformium. Neues Quellenverzeichnis der Gürtelschweife und Schildechsen (Reptilia, Cordylidae & Gerrhosauridae). Squamata Verlag, Sankt Augustin. 303 pp.

Angel, F. 1922. Sur un lézard d'un genre nouveau de la famille de Gerrhosauridae. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris) 28: 150-152.

Barts, M. 2008. Plated lizards: overview of the genera and species of the family Gerrhosauridae. Reptilia (GB) 56: 8-16.

Barts, M. 2008. Schildechsen Gattungen und Arten im Überblick. Reptilia (D) 13(69): 18-25.

Bauer, A.M.; Lang, M.; Günther, R. 1994. An annotated type catalogue of the pygopods, xantusiids, gerrhosaurs and cordylids (Reptilia: Squamata: Pygopodidae, Xantusiidae, Gerrhosauridae and Cordylidae) in the collection of the Zoological Museum, Berlin. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 70(1): 85-92.

Blair, C.; Noonan, B.P.; Brown, J.L.; Raselimanana, A.P.; Vences, M.; Yoder, A.D. 2015. Multilocus phylogenetic and geospatial analyses illuminate diversification patterns and the biogeographic history of Malagasy endemic plated lizards (Gerrhosauridae: Zonosaurinae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28(2): 481-492.

Boulenger, G.A. 1887. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 3. Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae. British Museum (Natural History), London. 575 pp. (Reprinted in 1965 by Wheldon & Wesley, Codicote, and Cramer, Weinheim).

Broadley, D.G. 1971. Familie Gürtelechsen [Gürtelechsen, Nachtechsen und Schienenechsen]. pp. 269-275. In: Grzimek, B. (ed.). Grzimeks Tierleben. Enzyklopädie des Tierreiches. Vol. 6. Kriechtiere. Kindler Verlag, Zürich.

Cooper, W.; Wyk, J.H. van; Mouton, R. le F.N.; Al-Johany, A.M.; Lemos-Espinal, J.A.; Paulissen, M.A.; Flowers, M. 2000. Lizard antipredatory behaviors preventing extraction from crevices. Herpetologica 56(3): 394-401.

Cooper, W.E.; Whiting, M.J.; Wyk, J.H. van 1997. Foraging modes of cordyliform lizards. South African Journal of Zoology 32(1): 9-13.

Hoser, R.T. 2013. A revised taxonomy for the lizard families Gerrhosauridae and Cordylidae. Australasian Journal of Herpetology 21: 3-32.

Lamb, T.; Meeker, A.M.; Bauer, A.M.; Branch, W.R. 2003. On the systematic status of the desert plated lizard (Angolosaurus skoogi): Phylogenetic inference from DNA sequence analysis of the African Gerrhosauridae. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 78(2): 253-261.

Loveridge, A. 1942. Revision of the African lizards of the family Gerrhosauridae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 89(11): 483-543.

Mouton, P. le F.N.; Wyk, J.H. van 1997. Adaptive radiation in cordyliform lizards: an overview. African Journal of Herpetology 46(2): 78-88.

Odierna, G.; Canapa, A.; Andreone, F.; Aprea, G.; Barucca, M.; Capriglione, T.; Olmo, E. 2002. A phylogenetic analysis of Cordyliformes (Reptilia: Squamata): Comparison of molecular and karyological data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23(1): 37-42.

Schmidt, W.J. 1912. Studien am Integument der Reptilien. III. Über die Haut der Gerrhosauriden. Zoologische Jahrbücher (Abteilung für Anatomie) (Jena) 35: 75-104.

Welch, K.R.G. 1994. Lizards of the world: a checklist. Vol. 5. Agamidae, Chamaeleonidae, Cordylidae and Gerrhosauridae. R & A Research and Information Limited & KCM Books, Taunton. 97 pp.

Wermuth, H. 1968. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Cordylidae (Cordylinae + Gerrhosaurinae). Das Tierreich 87: 1-30.

Wyk, J.H. van 1997. Family Gerrhosauridae. pp. 44-51. In: Wyk, J.H. van (ed.). Proceedings of the FitzSimons Commemorative Symposium (South African lizards: 50 years of progress) and Third H.A.A. Symposium on African herpetology: held at the Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa, 11-15 October 1993. Herpetological Association of Africa, Matieland. 227 pp.

Yoder, A.D.; Olson, L.E.; Hanley, C.; Heckman, K.L.; Rasoloarison, R.; Russell, A.L.; Ranivo, J.; Soarimalala, V.; Karanth, K.P.; Raselimanana, A.P.; Goodman, S.M. 2005. A multidimensional approach for detecting species patterns in Malagasy vertebrates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102: 6587-6594. (Suppl 1).