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Taxonomy of the genus Comptus Biodiversity of the family Anguidae

Bibliography of the genus
Comptus (Caribbean Rough-scaled Forest Lizards)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Anguidae)

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Comptus in general

Campbell, J.A.; Camarillo-Rangel, J.L. 1994. A new lizard of the genus Diploglossus (Anguidae: Diploglossinae) from Mexico, with a review of the Mexican and northern Central American species. Herpetologica 50(2): 193-209.

Hoser, R.T. 2014. A logical new genus-level taxonomy for the Xenosauridae, Anniellidae, Diploglossidae and Anguidae (Squamata: Sauria). Australasian Journal of Herpetology 24: 20-64.

Savage, J.M.; Lips, K.R. 1994. A review of the status and biogeography of the lizard genera Celestus and Diploglossus (Squamata: Anguidae), with description of two new species from Costa Rica. Revista de Biologia Tropical (B) 41(3): 817-842.

Strahm, M.H.; Schwartz, A. 1977. Osteoderms in the anguid lizard subfamily Diploglossinae and their taxonomic importance. Biotropica 9(1): 58-72.

Comptus badius

Powell, R. 1999. Celestus badius. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 694: 1-2.

Powell, R. 1999. Herpetology of Navassa Island, West Indies. Caribbean Journal of Science 35(1-2): 1-13.

Comptus stenurus

Ober, L.D. 1968. Reproduction and growth rate in the Hispaniolan anguid Diploglossus stenurus Cope. Herpetologica 24: 326-327.