Resources

Books

Auffenberg, W. The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1981.

-. The Bengal Monitor. Gainesville: University Press of

Florida, 1994.

-. Gray's Monitor Lizard. Gainesville: University Press of

Florida, 1988.

Bennett, D. Monitor Lizards. Natural History, Biology and Husbandry. Frankfurt am Main: Edition Chimaira, 1998.

King, D., and B. Green. Goannas The Biology of Varanid Lizards. University of New South Wales Press, 1999.

Murphy, J. B., C. Ciofi, C. de la Panouse, and T. Walsh, eds. Komodo Dragons: Biology and Conservation. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002.

Pianka, E. R., and L. J. Vitt. Lizards: Windows to the Evolution of Diversity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Zug, G. R., L. J. Vitt, and J. P. Caldwell. Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles. 2nd edition. San Diego: Academic Press, 2001.

Periodicals

Bayless, M. K "The Artrellia: Dragon of the Trees." Reptiles 6 (1998): 32-47.

Böhme, W., and H. G. Horn. "Advances in Monitor Research." Mertensiella 2 (1991): 1-266.

Horn, H.-G., and W. Böhme. "Advances in Monitor Research II." Mertensiella 11 (1999): 1-366.

McDowell, S., and C. M. Bogert. "The Systematic Position of Lanthanotus and the Affinities of the Anguimorphan Lizards." Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 105 (1954): 1-142.

Pianka, E. R. "Comparative Ecology of Varanus in the Great Victoria Desert." Australian Journal of Ecology 19 (1994): 395-408.

Thompson, G. "Daily Movement Patterns and Habitat

Preferences of Varanus caudolineatus (Reptilia: Varanidae). Journal of Wildlife Research 20 (1993): 227-231.

Eric R. Pianka, PhD

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