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Taxonomy of the family Alligatoridae Biodiversity of the family Alligatoridae

Bibliography of the family
(Alligators and Caimans)

(Reptilia: Crocodylia)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.

Ananjeva, N.B. 1983. [Microbes destroy alligator egg shells]. (In Russian). Priroda (Moscow) 1983(3): 113-114.

Brazaitis, P.; Rebelo, G.H.; Yamashita, C.; Odierna, E.A.; Watanabe, M.E. 1996. Threats to Brazilian crocodilian populations. Oryx 30(4): 275-284.

Brazaitis, P.J. 1968. T'o. Animal Kingdom 71(5): 24-27.

Brochu, C.A. 2004. Alligatorine phylogeny and the status of Allognathosuchus Mook, 1921. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(4): 857-873.

Campos, Z. 2015. Size of caimans killed by humans at a hydroelectric dam in the Madeira River, Brazilian Amazon. Herpetozoa 28(1-2): 101-104.

Coulson, R.A.; Herbert, J.D. 1981. Relationships between metabolic rate and various physiological and biochemical parameters. A comparison of alligator, man and shrew. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A Comparative Physiology 69(1): 1-13.

Coulson, R.A.; Herbert, J.D.; Coulson, T.D. 1989. Biochemistry and physiology of alligator metabolism in vivo. American Zoologist 29(3): 921-934.

Hunt, R.H. 1990. A surveillance method for monitoring alligator nests. pp. 241-249. In: Crocodile Specialist Group. Crocodiles. Proceedings of the 10th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN - the World Conservation Union Convened at Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A., 23rd to 27th April 1990. Vol. 2. IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Gland. 345 pp.

Lockwood, C.C. 2002. The Alligator Book. Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 130 pp.

Müller, L. 1924. Zur Nomenklatur der südamerikanischen Kaiman-Arten. Zoologischer Anzeiger 58: 314-319.

Ochinskaya, E.I. 1988. On extrapolation ability in caimans. Zhurnal Vysshei Nervnoi Deyatel'nosti Imeni I P Pavlova 38(1): 174-176.

Peres, C.A.; Carkeek, A.M. 1993. How caimans protect fish stocks in western Brazilian Amazonia - case for maintaining the ban on caiman hunting. Oryx 27(4): 225-230.

Reese, A.M. 1924. Cephalic glands in snakes and alligators. Anatomical Record 29: 111.

Smith, N.J.H. 1981. Caimans, capybaras, otters, manatees, and man in Amazonia. Biological Conservation 19(3): 177-187.

Vaillant, L. 1898. Contribution a l'étude des Emydosauriens. Catalogue raisonne des Jacaretinga et Alligator de la Collection du Museum. Arch. Mus. Paris 3(10): 143-212.

Vanzolini, P.E.; Gomes, N. 1979. Notes on the ecology and growth of Amazonian caimans (Crocodylia, Allgatoridae). Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 32(17): 205-216.