Resources

Zug, George R., Laurie J. Vitt, and Janalee P. Caldwell.

Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles. 2nd edition. San Diego: Academic Press, 2001.

Periodicals

Cadle, John E. "Molecular Systematics of Neotropical Xenodontine Snakes. III. Overview of Xenodontine Phylogeny and the History of New World Snakes." Copeia 1984 (1984): 641-652.

Cadle, John E. "Phylogenetic Relationships Among Advanced Snakes: A Molecular Perspective." University of California Publications in Zoology 119 (1988): 1-70.

-. "The Colubrid Radiation in Africa (Serpentes:

Colubridae): Phylogenetic Relationships and Evolutionary Patterns Based on Immunological Data." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 110 (1994): 103-140.

Fritts, Thomas H., and Gordon H. Rodda. "The Role of Introduced Species in the Degradation of Island Ecosystems: A Case History of Guam." Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 29 (1998): 113-140.

Gyi, Ko Ko. "A Revision of Colubrid Snakes of the Subfamily Homalopsinae." University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History 20 (1970): 47-223.

Karns, Daryl R., Harold K. Voris, Tanya Chan-ard, Jeffrey C. Goodwin, and John C. Murphy. "The Spatial Ecology of the Rainbow Water Snake, Enhydris enhydris (Homalopsinae) in Southern Thailand." Herpetological Natural History 7 (2000): 97-115.

Kraus, Fred, and Wesley M. Brown. "Phylogenetic

Relationships of Colubrid Snakes Based on Mitochondrial DNA Sequences." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 122 (1998): 455-487.

Lopez, T. J., and L. Maxson. "Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Variation and Genetic Differentiation Among Colubrine Snakes (Reptilia: Colubridae: Colubrinae)." Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 23 (1995): 487-505.

Shine, Richard. "Strangers in a Strange Land: Ecology of Australian Colubrid Snakes." Copeia 1991 (1991): 120-131.

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Stuart, Bryan L., Jady Smith, Kate Davey, Prom Din, and Steven G. Platt. "Homalopsine Watersnakes: The Harvest and Trade from Tonle Sap, Cambodia." TRAFFIC Bulletin 18 (2000): 115-124.

Zaher, Hussam. "Hemipenial Morphology of the South American Xenodontine Snakes, with a Proposal for a Monophyletic Xenodontinae and a Reappraisal of Colubroid Hemipenes." Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 240 (2000): 1-168.

Other

European Molecular Biology Laboratory. The EMBL Reptile Database. Family Colubridae (Colubrids). June 1, 2002 [cited October 31, 2002]. <http://www.embl-heidelberg.de/ uetz/families/Colubridae.html>

Alan H. Savitzky, PhD

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