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Taxonomy of the genus Lophosaurus Biodiversity of the family Agamidae

Bibliography of the genus
Lophosaurus (Sahul Anglehead Agamas)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Agamidae)

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Lophosaurus in general

Ananjeva, N.B.; Matveyeva-Dujsebayeva, T.N. 1996. Some evidence of Gonocephalus species complex divergence basing on skin sense organs morphology. Russian Journal of Herpetology 3(1): 82-88.

Hoser, R.T. 2013. A seven way division of the Amphibolurinae (Squamata: Sauria: Agamidae). Australasian Journal of Herpetology 21: 33-36.

Manthey, U.; Denzer, W. 2006. A revision of the Melanesian - Australian angle head lizards of the genus Hypsilurus (Sauria: Agamidae: Amphibolurinae), with description of four new species and one new subspecies. Hamadryad 30(1-2): 1-40.

Ota, H.; Matsui, M.; Hikida, T.; Mori, A. 1992. Extreme karyotypic divergence between species of the genus Gonocephalus (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) from Borneo and Australia. Herpetologica 48(1): 120-124.

Watkins-Colwell, G.J.; Johnston, G. 1999. Does the water dragon, Physignathus lesueurii (Gray 1831), occur in New Guinea? Herpetological Review 30(2): 73-74.

Lophosaurus boydii

Hawkes, T.; O'Brien, M. 1995. Captive reproduction of Boyd's rainforest dragon (Hypsilurus boydii) at Wildworld, Cairns. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 25(1): 33-38.

Joseph, L. 1993. Predation by Boyd's forest dragon on birds caught in mist nets. Corella 17(2): 60-61.

Nowak, A. 2016. Haltung und Zucht der Boyd’s Winkelkopfagame Lophosaurus boydii (MACLEAY, 1884). Sauria (Berlin) 38(3): 3-10.

Whittle, J. 1994. Observations on the roosts, hunting behaviour and diet of a lesser sooty owl Tyto multipunctata in fragmented rainforest. Sunbird 24(2): 40-43.

Zwinenberg, A.J. 1974. Boyd's forest dragon, Goniocephalus boydii (Macleay). Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 10(4): 99-101.

Zwinenberg, A.J. 1974. Goniocephalus boydii, eine Agame aus Australien. Aquarium Aqua Terra 8(63): 404-405.

Lophosaurus dilophus

Denzer, W.; Doughty, P.; Johnstone, R.E.; Manthey, U. 2018. Anglehead Lizards from Gag Island, Halmahera Sea, Indonesia. Sauria (Berlin) 40(4): 52-61.

Kraus, F. 2013. Further range extensions for reptiles and amphibians from Papua New Guinea. Herpetological Review 44(2): 277-280.

Murphy, J.B.; Lamoreaux, W.E.; Carpenter, C.C. 1978. Threatening behaviour in the angle-headed dragon, Goniocephalus dilophus (Reptilia, Lacertilia, Agamidae). Journal of Herpetology 12(4): 455-460.

Lophosaurus spinipes

Alibardi, L. 1999. Formation of large micro-ornamentations in developing scales of agamine lizards. Journal of Morphology 240(3): 251-266.

Bevan, J. 1983. A defensive reaction of Gonocephalus spinipes (Dumeril). Herpetofauna (Sydney) 14(1-2): 99.

Doody, J.S.; Guarino, E.; Harlow, P.S.; Corey, B.; Murray, G. 2006. Quantifying nest site choice in reptiles using hemispherical photography and gap light analysis. Herpetological Review 37(1): 49-52.

Longley, G. 1943. Notes on Goniocephalus cristipes. Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1942-43: 30-31.

Manning, A. 1991. Notes on the nesting, incubation and hatching of the southern angle-headed dragon, Hypsilurus spinipes (Squamata: Agamidae). Herpetofauna (Sydney) 21(2): 15-19.

Manning, A. 1992. Diet of the southern angle-headed dragon Hypsilurus spinipes. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 22(2): 18-20.

Manning, A.; Ehmann, H. 1991. A study of the activity and behaviour of the southern angle-headed dragon using the spool tracking technique. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 21(1): 5-16.

Rummery, C.; Shine, R.; Houston, D.L.; Thompson, M.B. 1995. Thermal biology of the Australian forest dragon, Hypsilurus spinipes (Agamidae). Copeia 1995(4): 818-827.

Shea, G.; Husband, G.; Weigel, J. 1991. Nesting of the southern rainforest dragon, Hypsilurus spinipes (Squamata: Agaminae). Herpetofauna (Sydney) 21(2): 7-10.

Webb, G.A. 1984. The distribution, ecology and status of the southern angle-headed dragon Gonocephalus spinipes [Goniocephalus spinipes] in New South Wales. (Abstract). Newsletter of the Australian Society of Herpetologists 25: 56.