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Worm Lizards

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Taxonomy of the family Amphisbaenidae Biodiversity of the family Amphisbaenidae

Bibliography of the family
(Typical Worm Lizards)

(Reptilia: Amphisbaenia)

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Alexander, A.A. 1966. Problems involving vertebral segmentation in Amphisbaenids and primitive snakes. Dissertation Abstracts (B) 27: 671-672.

Bogert, C.M. 1964. Amphisbaenids are a taxonomic enigma. Natural History (New York) 73(7): 16-25.

Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2. Iguanidae, Xenosauridae, Zonuridae, Anguidae, Anniellidae, Helodermatidae, Varanidae, Xantusiidae, Teiidae, Amphisbaenidae. British Museum (Natural History), London. 497 pp.

Brygoo, E.R. 1991. Les types d'amphisbaenides, pygopodides, xantusiides (reptiles, sauriens) du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle. Catalogue critique. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Section A Zoologie Biologie et Ecologie Animales 12(3-4): 3-18.

Cole, C.J.; Gans, C. 1987. Chromosomes of Bipes, Mesobaena, and other amphisbaenids (Reptilia), with comments on their evolution. American Museum Novitates 2869: 1-9.

Colli, G.R.; Fenker, J.; Tedeschi, L.G.; Barreto-Lima, A.F.; Mott, T.; Ribeiro, S.L.B. 2016. In the depths of obscurity: knowledge gaps and extinction risk of Brazilian worm lizards (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae). Biological Conservation 204(A): 51-62.

Gans, C. 1959. Modifications of the head joint in acrodont amphisbaenids and their functional implication. Anatomical Record 132: 441.

Gans, C. 1971. Notes concerned with type-specimens and some interesting specimens of Amphisbaenidae from the collection of the Zoological Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 50: 1353-1357.

Gans, C.; Alexander, A.A. 1962. Studies on amphisbaenids (Amphisbaenia, Reptilia). 2. On the amphisbaenids of the Antilles. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 128: 65-158.

Laurent, R.F. 1947. Notes sur les Amphisbaenidae d'Afrique. Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaine (Bruxelles) 40: 52-63.

Loveridge, A. 1941. Revision of the African lizards of the family Amphisbaenidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 87: 353-451.

Mané, Y.; Trape, J.F. 2015. Note sur une collection d’amphisbènes (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) d’Afrique occidentale. Bulletin de la Société Herpétologique de France 154: 35-60.

Rosenberg, H. 1967. Hemipenial morphology of some amphisbaenids (Amphisbaenia: Reptila). Copeia 1967: 349-361.

Thomas, R. 1965. The feeding habits of captive amphisbaenids. Herpetologica 21: 238.

Thomas, R. 1966. Additional notes on the amphisbaenids of Greater Puerto Rico. Breviora 249: 1-23.

Vanzolini, P.E. 1951. A systematic arrangement of the Family Amphisbaenidae (Sauria). Herpetologica 7: 113-123.