Resources

Books

Cogger, H. G. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Fifth edition. Ithaca, NY: Comstock Publishing Associates/Cornell University Press, 1994.

Ehmann, H., and M. J. Bamford. "Family Typhlopidae." In Fauna of Australia. Vol. 2A, Amphibia & Reptilia, edited by C. J. Glasby, G. J. B. Ross, and P. L. Beesley. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1993.

FitzSimons, V. F. M. Snakes of Southern Africa. Cape Town and Johannesburg: Purnell and Sons, 1962.

Greer, A. E. The Biology and Evolution of Australian Snakes. Chipping Norton, New South Wales, Australia: Surrey Beatty & Sons, 1997.

McDiarmid, R. W., J. A. Campbell, and T. A. Touré. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Volume 1. Washington, DC: Herpetologists' League, 1999.

Schwartz, A., and R. W. Henderson. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies: Descriptions, Distributions, and Natural History. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1991.

Periodicals

Dixon, J. R., and F. S. Hendricks. "The Wormsnakes (Family Typhlopidae) of the Neotropics, Exclusive of the Antilles."

Zoologische Verhandelingen 173 (1979): 1-39.

Kley, N. J. "Prey Transport Mechanisms in Blindsnakes and the Evolution of Unilateral Feeding Systems in Snakes." American Zoologist 41 (2001): 1321-1337.

List, J. C. "Comparative Osteology of the Snake Families Typhlopidae and Leptotyphlopidae." Illinois Biological Monographs 36 (1966): 1-112.

McDowell, S. B. "A Catalogue of the Snakes of New Guinea and the Solomons, with Special Reference to Those in the Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Part I. Scolecophidia." Journal of Herpetology 8 (1974): 1-57.

Richter, R. "Aus dem Leben der Wurmschlangen." Natur und Volk 85 (1955): 360-363.

Roux-Estève, R. "Révision systématique des Typhlopidae d'Afrique Reptilia-Serpentes." Mémoires du Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Série A, Zoologie 87 (1974): 1-313.

Shine, R. and J. K. Webb. "Natural History of Australian Typhlopid Snakes." Journal of Herpetology 24 (1990): 357-363.

Wallach, V. "The Status of the Indian Endemic Typhlops acutus (Duméril & Bibron) and the Identity of Typhlops psittacus Werner (Reptilia, Serpentes, Typhlopidae)." Bulletin De L'Institut Royal Des Sciences Naturelles De Belgique, Biologie 64 (1994): 209-229.

-. "A New Genus for the Ramphotyphlops subocularis

Species Group (Serpentes: Typhlopidae), with Description of a New Species." Asiatic Herpetological Research 6 (1995): 132-150.

Wallach, V., and I. Ineich. "Redescription of a Rare Malagasy Blind Snake, Typhlops grandidieri Mocquard, with Placement in a New Genus (Serpentes: Typhlopidae)." Journal of Herpetology 30 (1996): 367-376.

Webb, J. K., W. R. Branch, and R. Shine. "Dietary Habits and Reproductive Biology of Typhlopid Snakes from Southern Africa." Journal of Herpetology 35 (2001): 558-567.

Nathan J. Kley, PhD

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment