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Taxonomy of the genus Afronatrix Biodiversity of the family Colubridae

Bibliography of the genus
Afronatrix (West African Brown Water Snake)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)

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Afronatrix anoscopus

Chirio, L.; Ineich, I. 2009. Afronatrix anscopus (Cope, 1861). Brown Water Snake. African Herp News 47: 44-45.

Luiselli, L. 2006. Interspecific relationships between two species of sympatric Afrotropical Water Snake in relation to a seasonally fluctuating food resource. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22(1): 91-100.

Luiselli, L.; Akani, G.C. 2002. Is thermoregulation really unimportant for tropical reptiles? Comparative study of four sympatric snake species from Africa. Acta Oecologica 23(2): 59-68.

Luiselli, L.; Akani, G.C.; Angelici, F.M.; Politano, E.; Ude, L.; Wariboko, S.M. 2003. Diet of the semi-aquatic snake, Afronatrix anoscopus (Colubridae) in southern Nigeria. African Journal of Herpetology 52(2): 123-126.

Luiselli, L.; Akani, G.C.; Angelici, F.M.; Ude, L.; Wariboko, S.M. 2005. Seasonal variation in habitat use in sympatric afrotropical semi-aquatic snakes, Grayia smythii and Afronatrix anoscopus (Colubridae). Amphibia-Reptilia 26(3): 372-376.

Malnate, E.V. 1960. Systematic division and evolution of the colubrid snake genus Natrix, with comments on the subfamily Natricinae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 112: 41-71.

Perret, J.L. 1961. Études herpétologiques Africaines. III. Bulletin Soc. Neuchâtel. Sci. Nat. (3) 84: 133-138.

Rödel, M.O.; LeBreton, M. 2010. Afronatrix anoscopus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T176328A7219480. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T176328A7219480.en.

Rossman, D.A. 1976. Taxonomic status of the West African colubrid snake Natrix firestonei. Herpetologica 32(3): 256-257.

Rossman, D.A.; Eberle, W.G. 1977. Partition of the genus Natrix, with preliminary observations on evolutionary trends in natricine snakes. Herpetologica 33(1): 34-43.

Senter, P. 2000. Natural history notes: Afronatrix anoscopus (Brown Water Snake). CoLoration. Herpetological Review 31(3): 177.

Senter, P. 2000. Natural history notes: Hapsidophrys smaragdinus (Emerald Snake), Philothamnus irregularis (NCN), Philothamnus heterodermus (NCN), Dasypeltis sp. (egg-eating snake), Afronatrix anoscopus (Brown Water Snake), Grayia smythii (Smyth's Water Snake), Natriciteres variegatus (NCN), Boaedon lineatus (House Snake), and Aparallactus niger (Centipede-eater). Caudal prehension. Herpetological Review 31(4): 246-247.

Senter, P. 2001. Afronatrix anoscopus. Brown Water Snake. Defensive behaviour. African Herp News 32: 18-19.

Trape, J.F.; Mane, Y. 1995. Geographic distribution: Afronatrix anoscopus (African Brown Water Snake). Herpetological Review 26(3): 156.

Trape, J.F.; Mané, Y. 2004. Les serpents des environs de Bandafassi (Senegal oriental). Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 109: 5-34.

Trape, S.; Guilhaumon, F.; Balde, C. 2008. Fish predation by the Water Snake Afronatrix anoscopus in a Guinean rainforest stream. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23(3): 495-496.