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Bibliography of the family
(Mascarene Boas)

(Reptilia: Serpentes)

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Anthony, J.; Guibé, J. 1952. Les affinites anatomiques de Bolyeria et de Casarea (Boides). Mem. Inst. Sci. Madagascar 7A(2): 189-201.

Frazzetta, T.H. 1970. From hopeful monsters to bolyerine snakes? American Naturalist 104: 55-72.

Frazzetta, T.H. 2012. Flatfishes, turtles, and bolyerine snakes: evolution by small steps or large, or both. Evolutionary Biology (New York) 39(1): 30-60.

Hoffstetter, R. 1946. Remarques sur la classification des ophidiens et particulierement des Boidae des Mascareignes (Bolyerinae, subfam. nov.). Bulletin du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris) (Ser. 2) 18(1): 132-135.

Hoffstetter, R. 1960. Sur la classification des boides de Madagascar et des Mascareignes. Bulletin du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris) (Ser. 2) 32: 131-138.

Irish, F.J.; Alberch, P. 1989. Heterochrony in the evolution of bolyeriid snakes. Fortschritte der Zoologie 35: 205.

McLain, J.M. 1984. The other boas and pythons: families Tropidophidae, Bolyeridae and Loxocemidae. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium 7(7): 46-47, 52-53.

O'Shea, M. 2011. Boas and Pythons of the World. (Reprint of 2007 original). New Holland Publishers, London. 160 pp.

Stimson, A.F. 1969. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Boidae (Boinae, Bolyeriinae, Loxoceminae, Pythoninae). Das Tierreich 89: 1-49.

The editors of Draco. 2001. Riesenschlangen. Draco 2(5): 1-75.

Vogel, Z. 1968. Riesenschlangen aus aller Welt. A. Ziemsen Verlag, Wittenberg. 100 pp.

Vogel, Z. 1973. Riesenschlangen aus aller Welt. 2nd rev. ed. A. Ziemsen Verlag, Wittenberg Lutherstadt. 102 pp. (Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei 402).

Walls, J.G. 1998. The living boas. A complete guide to the boas of the world. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City. 288 pp.

Wengler, W. 1994. Riesenschlangen. Natur und Tier-Verlag, Münster. 160 pp.