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Taxonomy of the genus Heosemys Biodiversity of the family Geoemydidae

Bibliography of the genus
Heosemys (Forest Turtles)

(Reptilia: Testudines: Geoemydidae)

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Heosemys annandalii

Buhrmester, T.; Leeson, C. 2012. The evolution of wrangling turtles in Houston, Texas. Animal Keepers' Forum 39(7): 318-322.

Diesmos, A.C.; Parham, J.F.; Stuart, B.L.; Brown, R.M. 2005. The phylogenetic position of the recently rediscovered Philippine forest turtle (Bataguridae: Heosemys leytensis). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56(1-17): 31-41.

Som, S.; Cottet, M. 2016. Rescue and relocation programme of turtles and tortoises and Elongated Tortoise monitoring programme in the Nam Theun 2 Reservoir (Laos). Hydroecologie Appliquee 19: 383-406.

Heosemys depressa

Fritz, U.; Obst, F.J. 1996. Zur Kenntnis der Celebes-Erdschildkröte, Heosemys yuwonoi (McCord, Iverson & Boeadi, 1995). Herpetofauna (Weinstadt) 18(102): 27-34.

Iverson, J.B.; McCord, W.P. 1997. Redescription of the Arakan forest turtle Geoemyda depressa Anderson 1875 (Testudines: Bataguridae). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 2(3): 384-389.

Platt, S.G.; Myo, K.M.; Win, K.K.; Maung, A.; Rainwater, T.R. 2010. Field observations and conservation of Heosemys depressa in the Rakhine Yoma Elephant Range of western Myanmar. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 9(1): 114-119.

Platt, S.G.; Platt, K.; Lay Lay Khaing; Thin Thin Yu; Soe, M.M.; San San Nwe; Naing, T.Z.; Rainwater, T.R. 2014. Heosemys depressa in the southern Chin Hills of Myanmar: a significant range extension and traditional ecological knowledge. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 13(2): 252-256.

Platt, S.G.; Soe, A.M.; Win, K.K.; Rainwater, T.R. 2003. A record of the Arakan forest turtle Heosemys depressa (Anderson, 1875) from the southern Arakan Yoma Hill, Myanmar. Hamadryad 27(2): 273-276.

Platt, S.G.; Win, K.K.; Kalyar; Myo Myo Khin; Khaing, L.L.; Rainwater, T.R. 2003. Ecology and conservation status of the Arakan Forest turtle, Heosemys depressa, in western Myanmar. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 4(3): 678-682.

Wyrich, L.; Hill, R.; Lock, B. 2015. Captive husbandry of the Arakan Forest turtle (Heosemys depressa) and its implications for conservation. Herpetological Review 46(1): 49-54.

Heosemys grandis

Gairdner, K.G. 1915. Notes on the fauna and flora of Ratburi and Petchaburi districts (Part II). Journal of the Natural History Society of Siam 1(3): 131-156.

Goode, J.M.; Ewert, M.A. 2006. Reproductive trends in captive Heosemys grandis (Geoemydidae). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 5(1): 165-169.

Iverson, J.B.; McCord, W.P. 2006. Intraspecific variation in the Giant Asian Pond Turtle, Heosemys grandis (Gray, 1860). Hamadryad 30(1-2): 128-134.

Mitchell, J.C.; Tuberville, T.D.; Buhlmann, K.A. 2004. Natural history notes: Heosemys grandis (Giant Asian Pond Turtle). Anophthalmia. Herpetological Review 35(1): 55.

Moll, E.O.; Groombridge, B.; Vijaya, J. 1987. Redescription of the cane turtle with notes on its natural history and classification. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 83(Suppl.) (Centenary Issue) [1986]: 112-126.

Rudolphi, M.; Weser, R. 2000. Zucht der F2 Generation bei der Riesenerdschildkröte Heosemys grandis (Gray, 1860). Sauria (Berlin) 22(3): 17-24.

Summers, A.P.; Darouian, K.F.; Richmond, A.M.; Brainerd, E.L. 1998. Kinematics of aquatic and terrestrial prey capture in Terrapene carolina, with implications for the evolution of feeding in cryptodire turtles. Journal of Experimental Zoology 281(4): 280-287.

Heosemys spinosa

Anonymous. 2008. Fiche elevage. Groupe tortues aquatiques Heosemys spinosa. Cheloniens 9: 51-52.

Becker, H. 1994. Bemerkungen zur Aufzucht und Haltung der Stachel-Erdschildkröte Heosemys spinosa (Gray, 1831). Herpetofauna (Weinstadt) 16(91): 6-10.

Charles, J.K. 2000. A new record of a Spiny Hill Turtle, Heosemys spinosa in a kerangas forest, Brunei Darussalam. Hamadryad 25(2): 207-208.

Das, I. 1996. First record of Heosemys spinosa from the Philippines, with biogeographic notes. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 2(1): 80-82.

Fritz, U. 1997. Zum Vorkommen von Heosemys spinosa (Gray, 1831) auf den Philippinen (Reptilia: Testudines: Bataguridae). Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 21(1): 131-134.

Fritz, U.; Freitag, H. 2008. Geoemydid turtles of the Sulu Archipelago, Philippines, and a historical record of Cyclemys dentata (Gray, 1831) for Siasi Island. Herpetology Notes 1: 11-12.

Gaulke, M.; Altenbach, A.V. 2006. Die Sumpfschildkrötenfauna der Philippinen. Marginata 10: 48-53.

Gaulke, M.; Fritz, U. 1998. Distribution patterns of batagurid turtles in the Philippines. (Testudines: Bataguridae: Cuora, Cyclemys, Heosemys.). Herpetozoa 11(1-2): 3-12.

Götz, M. 2007. Haltung und Nachzucht der Stachel-Erdschildkröte Heosemys spinosa (Gray, 1931) beim Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Radiata 16(2): 2-15.

Gratiet, G. le; Maran, J. 2008. Note sur l'elevage et la reproduction en captivite de l'heosemyde epineuse, Heosemys spinosa (Gray, 1831) (Reptilia, Chelonii, Bataguridae). Cheloniens 9: 25-37.

Herman, D.W. 1993. Reproduction and management of the southeast Asian spiny turtle (Heosemys spinosa) in captivity. Herpetological Natural History 1(1): 97-100.

Hose, C. 1929. The field-book of a jungle-wallah. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 216 pp.

Jensen, K.A.; Das, I. 2006. Natural history notes: Heosemys spinosa (Spiny Hill Turtle). Diet. Herpetological Review 37(4): 458.

Lim, K.K.P. 1994. Fauna: Vertebrates. Reptiles. pp. 213-227, 331, illustr. In: Ng, P.K.L. & Wee, Y.C. (eds.). The Singapore Red Data Book: threatened plants and animals of Singapore. Nature Society (Singapore), Singapore. 343 pp.

Mertens, R. 1942. Zwei bemerkungen über Schildkröten Südost-Asiens. 1. Über einen bemerkenswerten Geschlechtsunterschied bei Geoemyda spinosa (Gray). Senckenbergiana 25(1-3): 41-46.

Mertens, R. 1971. Die Stachelschildkröte (Heosemys spinosa) und ihre Verwandten. Salamandra 7(2): 49-54.

Moll, E.O.; Groombridge, B.; Vijaya, J. 1987. Redescription of the cane turtle with notes on its natural history and classification. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 83(Suppl.) (Centenary Issue) [1986]: 112-126.

Müller, L. 1906. Geoemyda spinosa Gray. Wochenschrift für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde (Braunschweig) 3: 195-197, 207-209.

Platt, K.; Platt, S.G.; Rainwater, T.R. 2014. First record of the Spiny Turtle (Heosemys spinosa) in Myanmar. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 13(2): 257-260.

Rust, H.T. 1950. Bemerkungen über aquatile Schildkröten. Zoologische Garten (Leipzig) 17: 221-226.

Spinks, P.Q.; Thomson, R.C.; Hughes, B.; Moxley, B.; Brown, R.; Diesmos, A.C.; Shaffer, H.B. 2012. Cryptic variation and the tragedy of unrecognized taxa: the case of international trade in the spiny turtle Heosemys spinosa (Testudines: Geoemydidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 164(4): 811-824.

Velensky, P. 2013. Nine year effort to breed Spiny Hill Turtle (Heosemys spinosa) succeeds at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic. Turtle Survival Alliance 2013: 11.

Wermuth, H. 1972. Die Stachelrandschildkröte, Geomyda (Heosemys) spinosa. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 25: 64-65.