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Bartlett, R.D. 1995. The teiids of the southeastern U.S. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 43(7): 112, 114-119, 121-122, 124-126.

Bastinck, J. 2014. [Taxonomic revision of the lizard family Teiidae]. (In Dutch). Lacerta 72(5-6): 180-195.

Bauer, A.M.; Günther, R. 1994. An annotated type catalogue of the teiid and microteiid lizards in the Zoological Museum, Berlin (Reptilia: Squamata: Teiidae and Gymnophthalmidae). Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 70(2): 267-280.

Bissinger, B.E.; Simon, C.A. 1979. Comparison of tongue extrusions in representatives of six families of lizards. Journal of Herpetology 13(2): 133-139.

Börner, A.R. 1972. Contribution to the Systematics of Scincomorpha. Miscellaneous Articles Saurology 1: 1-7.

Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2. Iguanidae, Xenosauridae, Zonuridae, Anguidae, Anniellidae, Helodermatidae, Varanidae, Xantusiidae, Teiidae, Amphisbaenidae. British Museum (Natural History), London. 497 pp.

Brygoo, E.R. 1989. Les types de teiddes (reptiles, sauriens) du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle. Catalogue critique. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Section A Zoologie Biologie et Ecologie Animales 11(1): 1-44.

Burt, C.E. 1929. The genus of teiid lizards, Verticaria Cope, 1869, considered as a synonym of Cnemidophorus Wagler, 1830, with a key to the primitive genera of the Teiidae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 42: 153-156.

Costa, H.C.; García, P.C.A.; Zaher, H. 2016. The correct authorship and date of lizard names Teiinae, Tupinambinae, and Gymnophthalmidae. Zootaxa 4132(2): 295-300.

Frydlova, P.; Frynta, D. 2015. Strong support for Rensch's rule in an American clade of lizards (Teiidae and Gymnophtalmidae) and a paradox of the largest tejus. Science of Nature 102(5-6): 23.

Giugliano, L.G.; Collevatti, R.G.; Colli, G.R. 2007. Molecular dating and phylogenetic relationships among Teiidae (Squamata) inferred by molecular and morphological data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45(1): 168-179.

Goicoechea, N.; Frost, D.R.; Riva, I. de la; Pellegrino, K.C.M.; Sites, J.; Rodrigues, M.T.; Padial, J.M. 2016. Molecular systematics of teioid lizards (Teioidea/Gymnophthalmoidea: Squamata) based on the analysis of 48 loci under tree-alignment and similarity-alignment. Cladistics 32(6): 624-671.

Gorman, G.C. 1970. Chromosomes and the systematics of the family Teiidae (Sauria, Reptilia). Copeia 1970(2): 230-245.

Greer, A.E. 1983. On the adaptive significance of the reptilian spectacle: the evidence from scincid, teiid, and lacertid lizards. pp. 213-221. In: Rhodin, A.G.J. & Miyata, K. (eds.). Advances in herpetology and evolutionary biology. Essays in honor of Ernest E. Williams. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 725 pp.

Harris, D.M. 1985. Infralingual plicae: support for Boulenger's Teiidae (Sauria). Copeia 1985(3): 560-565.

Hartweg, N.; Oliver, J. 1937. A contribution to the herpetology of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. II. The teiids of the Pacific slope. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 359: 1-8.

Harvey, M.B.; Ugueto, G.N.; Gutberlet, R.L. 2012. Review of teiid morphology with a revised taxonomy and phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1-156.

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1985. Opinion 1300. Teiidae Gray, 1827 given nomenclatural precedence over Ameividae Fitzinger, 1826 (Reptilia, Sauria). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 42(2): 130-133.

Juca Chagas, R. 1996. Analise morfometrica em generos de macroteiideos (Reptilia, Sauria, Teiidae). Revista Unimar 18(2): 355-367.

Maclean, W.P. 1971. Ecology of teiid lizards. American Philosophical Society Yearbook 1971: 334-335.

MacLean, W.P. 1974. Feeding and locomotor mechanisms of teiid lizards: functional morphology and evolution. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (Sao Paulo) 27(15): 179-213.

Mesquita, D.O.; Colli, G.R.; Pantoja, D.L.; Shepard, D.B.; Vieira, G.H.C.; Vitt, L.J. 2015. Juxtaposition and disturbance: disentangling the determinants of lizard community structure. Biotropica 47(5): 595-605.

Moro, S.; Abdala, V. 2000. Cladistic analysis of Teiidae (Squamata) based on myological characters. Russian Journal of Herpetology 7(2): 87-102.

Olmo, E.; Capriglione, T.; Odierna, G.; Caputo, V.; Canapa, A. 1995. Results and perspectives in the study of scincomorph karyology. pp. 53-67. In: Llorente, G.A.; Montori, A.; Santos, X. & Carretero, M.A. (eds.). Scientia Herpetologica: papers submitted from the 7th Ordinary General Meeting of Societas Europaea Herpetologica, Barcelona, September 15-19, 1993. Asociacion Herpetologica Espanola, Barcelona. 385 pp.

Olson, R.E.; Marx, B.; Rome, R. 1986. Descriptive dentition morphology of lizards of Middle & North America. 1: Scincidae, Teiidae, and Helodermatidae. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 22(3): 97-124.

Presch, W. 1970. The evolution of macroteiid lizards: an osteological interpretation. Dissertation Abstracts International (B) 31: 3077.

Presch, W. 1974. A Survey of the Dentition of the Macroteiid Lizards (Teiidae: Lacertilia). Herpetologica 30(4): 344-349.

Presch, W. 1974. Evolutionary relationships and biogeography of the macroteiid lizards (family Teiidae, subfamily Teiinae). Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 73(1): 23-32.

Presch, W. 1981. Teiidae Gray, 1827 (Reptilia, Sauria): proposed conservation Z.N.(S.) 1920. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 38(3): 194-196.

Presch, W. 1983. The lizard family Teiidae: is it a monophyletic group? Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 77(2): 189-197.

Rieppel, O. 1980. The trigeminal jaw adductor musculature of Tupinambis, with comments on the phylogenetic relationships of the Teiidae (Reptilia, Lacertilia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 69(1): 1-29.

Ruibal, R. 1952. Revisionary studies of some South American Teiidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 106: 475-529.

Senfft, W. 1950. Einiges über den Teju. Wochenschrift für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde (Braunschweig) 44(4): 109-110.

Sinitsin, D.T. 1928. The types of the skull in the family Teiidae. Zoologischer Anzeiger 76: 232-236.

Sprackland, R.G. 1994. Carnivorous lizards and their diet. Vivarium (Lakeside) 5(5): 12-14.

Stimson, A. 1983. Comment on the proposed conservation of Teiidae Gray, 1827. Z.N.(S.) 1920. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 40(4): 196-197.

Urban, E.K. 1964. A comparative study of locomotion in some teiid lizards. Dissertation Abstracts 25: 3769.

Urban, E.K. 1965. Quantitative study of locomotion in teiid lizards. Animal Behaviour 13: 513-529.

Vanzolini, P.E. 1993. Mass-length relationships in macroteiid and other lizards are insensitive to ecology and geography (Sauria, Teiidae). Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 38(5): 77-89.

Vanzolini, P.E.; Valencia, J. 1966. The genus Dracaena, with a brief consideration of macroteiid relationships (Sauria, Teiidae). Arq. Zool. 13 [1965]: 7-35.

Vitt, L.J.; Pianka, E.R. 2004. Historical patterns in lizard ecology: what teiids can tell us about lacertids. pp. 139-157. In: Perez-Mellado, V.; Riera, N.; Perera, A. (eds.). The biology of lacertid lizards: evolutionary and ecological perspectives. [Colleccio Recerca]. Institut Menorqui d'Estudis, Mao, Menorca. 313 pp.

Wright, K.M. 1993. Suggested quarantine procedures for monitors and tegus. Vivarium (Lakeside) 5(3): 22-23.