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Malay Archipelago

Taxonomy of the genus Tomistoma Biodiversity of the family Gavialidae

Bibliography of the genus
Tomistoma (Malayan Gharial)

(Reptilia: Crocodylia: Gavialidae)

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Tomistoma schlegelii

Auliya, M. 2003. Entdeckung des Sunda-Gavials (Crocodylia: Tomistoma schlegelii) im Ujung-Kulon Nationalpark (Java, Indonesien). ZGAP Mitteilungen 19(1): 3-6.

Bezuijen, M.R.; Shwedick, B.; Simpson, B.K.; Staniewicz, A.; Stuebing, R. 2014. Tomistoma schlegelii. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. www.iucnredlist.org (viewed 6 May 2015).

Bezuijen, M.R.; Shwedick, B.; Simpson, B.K.; Staniewicz, A.; Stuebing, R. 2014. Tomistoma schlegelii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T21981A2780499. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T21981A2780499.en.

Bezuijen, M.R.; Webb, G.J.W.; Hartoyo, P.; Samedi 2001. Peat swamp forest and the false gharial Tomistoma schlegelii (Crocodilia, Reptilia) in the Merang River, eastern Sumatra, Indonesia. Oryx 35(4): 301-307.

Bonke, R.; Böhme, W. 2007. Fragen zur Freilandökologie des Sunda-Gavials, Tomistoma schlegelii (Mueller, 1838), im Tanjung Puting-Nationalpark, Zentralkalimantan (Indonesien). Elaphe 15(2): 41-46.

Bonke, R.; Ihlow, F.; Böhme, W.; Rödder, D. 2014. Movement patterns of Tomistoma schlegelii in the Sekonyer Kanan River (Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia): preliminary range size estimates. Salamandra 50(1): 40-52.

Bonke, R.; Whitaker, N.; Rödder, D.; Böhme, W. 2015. Vocalizations in two rare crocodilian species: a comparative analysis of distress calls of Tomistoma schlegelii (Muller, 1838) and Gavialis gangeticus (Gmelin, 1789). North-Western Journal of Zoology 11(1): 141513, 151-162.

Boulenger, G.A. 1896. On the occurrence of Schlegel's gavial (Tomistoma schlegeli) in the Malay Peninsula, with remarks on the atlas and axis of the crocodilians. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896: 628-633.

Frazier, S. 2000. The crocodiles of Danau Sentarum, West Kalimantan. Borneo Research Bulletin 31: 307-322.

Galdikas, B.M. 1986. Crocodile predation on a proboscis monkey in Borneo. Primates 26(4) [1985]: 495-496.

Galdikas, B.M.F.; Yeager, C.P. 1984. Crocodile predation on a crab-eating macaque in Borneo. American Journal of Primatology 6(1): 49-51.

Gramentz, D. 2012. Zum Schreckruf eines Schlüpflings von Tomistoma schegelii (Müller, 1838) [On the distress call of hatchling Tomistoma schlegelii (Müller, 1838)]. Sauria (Berlin) 34(3): 19-24.

Honegger, R.E. 1971. The status of four threatened crocodilian species of Asia. pp. 44-50. In: Crocodiles. Proceedings of the first working meeting of crocodile specialists sponsored by the New York Zoological Society and organized by the Survival Service Commission, lUCN, at the Bronx Zoo, New York 15-17 March 1971. lUCN, Switzerland. 191 pp.

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

Hutson, V.M. 1960. Hunting crocodiles. Malayan Nature Journal 14(2): 126-127.

Janke, A.; Gullberg, A.; Hughes, S.; Aggarwal, R.K.; Arnason, U. 2005. Mitogenomic analyses place the gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) on the crocodile tree and provide Pre-K/T divergence times for most crocodilians. Journal of Molecular Evolution 61(5): 620-626.

Lenz, H. 1896. Bemerkungen über das Spitz-Krokodil von Borneo, Tomistoma schlegelii (S. Müll.). Mitt. Ges. Lubeck 2(10): 146-148.

Rödder, D.; Engler, J.O.; Bonke, R.; Weinsheimer, F.; Pertel, W. 2010. Fading of the last giants: an assessment of habitat availability of the Sunda gharial Tomistoma schlegelii and coverage with protected areas. Aquatic Conservation 20(6): 678-684.

Sebastian, A.C. 1994. The tomistoma or false gharial Tomistoma schlegelii. The need for its conservation in south east Asia. 7 pp. In: Crocodile Specialist Group. Crocodiles. Proceedings of the 2nd regional meeting (eastern Asia, Oceania, Australasia) of the Crocodile Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN - the World Conservation Union convened at Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 12 to 19 March 1993. IUCN/SSC Crocodile Specialist Group in conjunction with the Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory, Gland & Palmerston. 630 pp.

Selvaraj, G. 2012. Herpetoculture notes: Tomistoma schlegelii (False Gharial). Diet. Herpetological Review 43(4): 608-609.

Shafiei-Astani, B.; Ong, A.H.K.; Valdiani, A.; Tan, S.G.; Yien, C.Y.S.; Ahmady, F.; Alitheen, N.B.; Ng, W.L.; Kuar, T. 2015. Molecular genetic variation and structure of Southeast Asian crocodile (Tomistoma schlegelii): comparative potentials of SSRs versus ISSRs. Gene (Amsterdam) 571(1): 107-116.

Sommerlad, R. 1998. Nachzuchten beim Sunda-Gavial (Tomistoma schlegelii) lassen weiter auf sich warten. Elaphe 6(2): 23-24.

Sommerlad, R. 2005. Fortschritte bei der Arbeit zum Schutz des Sunda-Gavials. ZGAP Mitteilungen 21(2): 15-16.

Sommerlad, R. 2012. [The Danau Mesangat conservation project: how zoos can help by setting an example]. (In German). ZGAP Mitteilungen 28(1): 20-22.

Sommerlad, R.; Auliya, M. 2004. Tomistoma task force Eine Einsatzgruppe für den kritisch bedrohten Sunda-Gavial. ZGAP Mitteilungen 20: 26-27.

Sommerlad, R.; Baur, M. 2004. Der Sunda-Gavial, Tomistoma schlegelii (Mueller, 1838) - kann dieses einzigartige Krokodil überleben? Draco 5(4) (20): 54-67.

Sommerlad, R.; Baur, M. 2005. Conservation of the false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii) - the project in Europe. pp. 236-238. In: Hiddinga, B. (ed.). Proceedings of the EAZA Conference 2004, Kolmarden, 21-25 september 2004. EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam. 289 pp.

Staniewicz, A./ Behler, N./ Dharmasyah, S./ Jones. G. 2018. Niche partitioning between juvenile sympatric crocodilians in Mesangat Lake, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 66: 528–537.

Stuebing, R.; Sommerlad, R.; Staniewicz, A. 2015. Conservation of the Sunda gharial Tomistoma schlegelii in Lake Mesangat, Indonesia. pp. 137–149. In: Zoological Society of London (ed.). International Zoo Yearbook. Vol. 49. Reptile Conservation. Zoological Society of London, London. 442 pp.

Stuebing, R.B.; Bezuijen, M.R.; Auliya, M.; Voris, H.K. 2006. The current and historic distribution of Tomistoma schlegelii (the false gharial) (Mueller, 1838) (Crocodylia, Reptilia). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 54(1): 181-197.

Stuebing, R.B.; Sommerlad, R. 2010. Mesangat - ein aufregendes Artenschutzprojekt auf Borneo. ZGAP Mitteilungen 26(1): 4-7.

Willis, R.E.; McAliley, L.R.; Neeley, E.D.; Densmore, L.D. 2007. Evidence for placing the false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii) into the family Gavialidae: Inferences from nuclear gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43(3): 787-794.

Yangprapakorn, U.; McNeely, J.A.; Cronin, E.D. 1971. Status report on the crocodiles of Thailand. pp. 83-85. In: Crocodiles. Proceedings of the first working meeting of crocodile specialists sponsored by the New York Zoological Society and organized by the Survival Service Commission, lUCN, at the Bronx Zoo, New York 15-17 March 1971. lUCN, Switzerland. 191 pp.