Resources

Books

Gans, C. Biomechanics: An Approach to Vertebrate Biology. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1974.

Schwenk, K "Feeding in Lepidosaurs." In Feeding: Form, Function, and Evolution in Tetrapod Vertebrates. San Diego: Academic Press, 2000: 175-291.

Vanzolini, P. E. Evolution, Adaptation and Distribution of the Amphisbaenid Lizards (Sauria: Amphisbaenidae). Ph.D. diss. Harvard University, 1951.

Periodicals

Gans, C. "The Characteristics and Affinities of the

Amphisbaenia." Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 34 (1978): 347-416.

-. "Notes on a Herpetological Collection from the

Somali Republic. I. Introduction and Itinerary." Mus. Roy. Afrique Centrale, Ann. 8, no. 134 (1965): 1-14.

-. "Studies on Amphisbaenids (Amphisbaenia: Reptilia). I.

A Taxonomic Revision of the Trogonophidae and a Functional Interpretation of the Amphisbaenid Adaptive Pattern." Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 119 (1960): 129-204.

Gans, C., and E. Wever. "The Amphisbaenian Ear: Blanus cinereus and Diplometopon zarudnyi" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 72 (1975): 1487-1490.

-. "The Ear and Hearing in Amphisbaenia (Reptilia)."

Journal of Experimental Zoology 179 (1972): 17-34.

Kearney, M. "The Appendicular Skeleton in Amphisbaenians." Copeia 2002, no. 3 (2002): 719-738.

Peters, W. "Uber eine neue Art und Gattung der

Amphisbaenoiden, Agamodon anguliceps, mit eingewachsenen Zähnen, aus Barava (Ostafrica) and über die zu den trogonophides gehörigen Gattungen." Math. Nat. Mitteil. Sitzber. K. Preussische Akad. Wiss. Berlin, no. 3 (1882): 321-326; Sitzber.

Zangerl, R. "Contributions to the Osteology of the Postcranial Skeleton of the Amphisbaenidae." American Midland Naturalist 33 (1945): 764-780.

-. "Contributions to the Osteology of the Skull of the

Amphisbaenidae." American Midland Naturalist 31 (1944): 417-454.

Maureen Kearney, PhD

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