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Bibliography of the reptiles of
Greece

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Anonymous. 1981. Villas, villagers and tortoises in Greece. Oryx 16(2): 176-178.

Anonymous. 1986. Die letzten Meeresschildkröten Griechenlands werden durch Massentourismus ausgerottet. Regulus 66(4): 89.

Anton, T. 1981. A note on the herpetofauna of Greece and its islands. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 16(2): 50-51.

Arndt, S. 1993. Beobachtungen an Eidechsen in Makedonien (Nordgriechenland). Die Eidechse 4(10): 15-18.

Bakaloudis, D.E.; Vlachos, C.G.; Holloway, G.J. 1998. Habitat use by short-toed eagles Circaetus gallicus and their reptilian prey during the breeding season in Dadia Forest (north-eastern Greece). Journal of Applied Ecology 35(6): 821-828.

Ballasina, D. 1992. Report on the repatriation of tortoises to Greece by the Carapax Centre (Italy). British Herpetological Society Bulletin 40: 2-4.

Barnicoat, M. 1993. Holiday herping - "It's all Greek to me". Rephiberary 191: 2-4.

Bedriaga, J. 1883. Die Amphibien und Reptilien Griechenlands. Zoologischer Anzeiger 6: 216-220.

Boettger, O. 1888. Verzeichniss der von Hrn. E. von Oertzen aus Griechenland und aus Kleinasien mitgebrachten Batrachier und Reptilien. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin 5: 139-186.

Boettger, O. 1889. Herpetologische Miscellen. I. Epirus. II. Corfu. Bericht über die Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft 1889: 267-276.

Boettger, O. 1890. Fortsetzung der Liste der bei Prevesa in Epirus gesammelten Kriechtiere. Bericht über die Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft 1890: 299-301.

Boettger, O. 1891. Reptilien von Euboea. Zoologischer Anzeiger 14: 418.

Bousbouras, D.; Bourdakis, S. 1997. The amphibians and reptiles of some mountainous areas of west Macedonia (Greece). Biologia Gallo-Hellenica 24(1): 5-21.

Bousbouras, D.; Ioannidis, Y. 1994. Amphibien und Reptilien des Prespa-Nationalparks und der Gebirgsregion um Florina (Mazedonien, Griechenland). Salamandra 30(3): 209-220.

Bringsoe, H. 1986. A check-list of Peloponnesian amphibians and reptiles, including new records from Greece. Annales Musei Goulandris 7: 271-318.

Bringsoe, H. 1988. Comments on: Chondropoulos, B.P. (1986): A checklist of the Greek reptiles. 1. The lizards. Amph.-Rept. 7: 217-235. Amphibia-Reptilia 9: 201-204.

Broggi, M.F. 1994. Feldherpetologische Beobachtungen und Bemerkungen zu schutzenswerten Biotopen auf griechischen Inseln (Amphibia; Reptilia; Griechenland). Herpetozoa 7(1-2): 29-34.

Buchert, I.; Buchert, P. 2011. Die Giavola-Lagune. Elaphe 19(1): 26-32.

Buttle, D. 1987. Observations on some of the herpetofauna of the Peloponnese. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 20: 22-28.

Buttle, D. 1988. Further notes on reptiles and amphibians of the Peloponnese. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 26: 14-20.

Buttle, D. 1989. Notes on reptiles and amphibians of northeastern Greece and the Island of Samothraki. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 29: 49-53.

Chlebicki, A. 1985. [Some notes on the amphibians and reptiles in Sakar Mts. (Thrace)]. (In Polish, English summary). Przeglad Zoologiczny 29(2): 193-198.

Chondropoulos, B.P. 1986. A checklist of the Greek reptiles. 1. The lizards. Amphibia-Reptilia 7(3): 217-235.

Chondropoulos, B.P. 1989. A checklist of Greek reptiles. 2. The snakes. Herpetozoa 2(1-2): 3-36.

Clark, R.J. 1968. A collection of snakes from Greece. British Journal of Herpetology 4: 45-48.

Clark, R.J. 1972. New locality records for Greek reptiles. British Journal of Herpetology 4(11): 311-312.

Clark, R.J. 1989. Observations on winter activity of reptiles in Greece. Herptile 14(3): 105-112.

Clark, R.J. 1989. Some notes on reptiles and amphibians from the N.W. Pindos Mountains, Greece. Herptile 14(3): 99-104.

Clark, R.J. 1992. An account of herpetological observations in Macedonia, the Pindos Mountains and Prespa Lake region, Greece. Herptile 17(2): 49-63.

Delvaux, C. 2014. Les tortues terrestre du Nord-Est de la Grèce, Testudo boettgeri. Cheloniens 36: 8-16.

Demetropoulos, A.; Ioannides, G. 2002. Erpeta tes Elladas kai tes Kyprou. [Reptiles of Greece and Cyprus]. (In Greek). Mouseio Goulandre Fysikes Istorias, Place of publication unknown. 275 pp.

Dimaki, M.H. 2007. Herpetofauna in the area of the lakes Yliki and Paralimni and the Kifissos river in Boeotia, Greece. Herpetozoa 19(3-4): 179-181.

Dimitropoulos, A. 1986. The herpetological scene in Greece. Herptile 11(4): 126-128.

Dimitropoulos, A. 1987. Some notes on the colour and pattern variation of the Greek snake fauna in relation to geographical distribution. Biologia Gallo-Hellenica 12 [1986]: 463-471.

Dimitropoulos, A. 1988. The reptiles and amphibians of Chalkidiki, N. Greece. Herptile 13(3): 133-136.

Dimitropoulos, A.; Gaethlich, M. 1986. The reptiles of Athens. Herptile 11(2): 62-65.

Dimopoulos, D. 1991. Zakynthos 1990: an update on the public awareness programme. Marine Turtle Newsletter 54: 21-23.

Dimopoulos, D.; Arapis, T.; Margaritoulis, D. 2003. Conservation perspectives of the major critical nesting habitats of Caretta caretta in Greece. pp. 116-119. In: Margaritoulis, D. & Demetropoulos, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the First Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles, Rome, 24-28 October 2001. Barcelona Convention - Bern Convention - Bonn Convention (CMS), Nicosia. 270 pp.

Ebner, R. 1913. Beiträge zur Herpetologie von Griechenland. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 63: 307-314.

Engel, H. 1982. Sumpfschildkröten. Gedanken während einer Reise nach Griechenland. DATZ (Die Aquarien- und Terrarien-Zeitschrift) 35(5): 192-194.

Ewald, P. 1983. Sur quelques reptiles et batraciens du Peloponnes oriental (Grece). Riviera Scientifique 3-4: 2-14.

Filio, A.; Byron, A. 1990. On the legal status concerning the protection of amphibians and reptiles in Greece. Herpetological Review 21(2): 30-32.

Foufopoulos, J.; Ives, A.R. 1999. Reptile extinctions on land-bridge islands: life-history attributes and vulnerability to extinction. American Naturalist 153(1): 1-25.

Grillitsch, H.; Cabela, A. 1990. Zum systematischen Status der Blindschleichen (Squamata: Anguidae) der Peloponnes und der südlichen Ionischen Inseln (Griechenland). Herpetozoa 2(3-4): 131-153.

Hailey, A.; Goutner, V. 1991. Villas, villagers and tortoises in Greece - a sequel. Oryx 25(3): 169-171.

Hailey, A.; Goutner, V. 2002. Changes in the Alyki Kitrous wetland in northern Greece: 1990-1999, and future prospects. Biodiversity and Conservation 11(3): 357-377.

Hailey, A.; Willemsen, R.E. 2003. Changes in the status of tortoise populations in Greece 1984-2001. Biodiversity and Conservation 12(5): 991-1011.

Helmer, W.; Strijbosch, H.; Scholte, P. 1988. Two addenda to the Greek herpetofauna and some new distributional data on mainland Greece. Amphibia-Reptilia 9(4): 421-422.

Henle, K. 1989. Herpetologische Beobachtungen in Griechenland. Herpetofauna (Weinstadt) 11(59): 6-10.

Hersche, H. 2000. Die Schildkröten Griechenlands. 2. Schildkröte 2(5): 4-17.

Hingley, K.J. 1992. Herpetological holidays - Yugoslavia, Greece and Turkey. Thames and Chiltern Herpetological Group Newsletter 126: 11-15.

Hingley, K.J.; Castle, P. 1991. Notes on Greek herpetofauna, with an emphasis on the Cyclades. Herptile 16(2): 75-80.

Ioannidis, Y.; Bousbouras, D. 1997. The space utilization by the reptiles in Prespa National Park. Hydrobiologia 351: 135-142.

Jerrentrup, H. 1987. Ökosystem. Nestos-Delta: Natürliche Zonierung und entsprechende Tiergemeinschaften, Naturschutz und menschliche Aktivitäten in Wiederspruch. Biologia Gallo-Hellenica 12: 315-334.

Jorgensen, K. 1995. [Herpetological experiences in Greece in 1994]. (In Danish). Nordisk Herpetologisk Forening 38(4): 45-51.

Kapsalas, G.; Gavriilidi, I.; Adamopoulou, C.; Foufopoulos, J.; Panayiotis, P. 2016. Effective thermoregulation in a newly established population of Podarcis siculus in Greece: a possible advantage for a successful invader. Acta Herpetologica 11(2): 111-118.

Kasparek, M. 1991. Marine turtles in Greece: results of a survey of potential nesting beaches in the northern Aegean Sea. Medasset, London.: 1-148.

Kati, V.; Foufopoulos, J.; Ioannidis, Y.; Papaioannou, H.; Poirazidis, K.; Lebrun, P. 2007. Diversity, ecological structure and conservation of herpetofauna in a Mediterranean area (Dadia National Park, Greece). Amphibia-Reptilia 28(4): 517-529.

Kati, V.; Poirazidis, K.; Dufrene, M.; Halley, J.M.; Korakis, G.; Schindler, S.; Dimopoulos, P. 2010. Towards the use of ecological heterogeneity to design reserve networks: a case study from Dadia National Park, Greece. Biodiversity and Conservation 19(6): 1585-1597.

Kordges, T.; Hemmer, G. 1987. Studies on reptiles in Greek delta areas. Biologia Gallo-Hellenica 13: 83-87.

Kosuch, J.; Vences, M.; Böhme, W. 1999. Mitochondrial DNA sequence data support the allocation of Greek mainland chameleons to Chamaeleo africanus. Amphibia-Reptilia 20(4): 440-443.

Kremezi-Margaritouli, A. 1992. Sea Turtles stimulate environmental education in Greece. Marine Turtle Newsletter 57: 21-22.

Krystufek, B.; Janzekovic, F.; Donev, N.R. 2008. Elevational diversity of reptiles on two Dinaric mountains. Journal of Natural History 42(5-8): 399-408.

Lehmann, J. 2001. Herpetologiske rejser i det vestlige Grækenland - med masser af græske landskildpadder. [Herpetological travels in western Greece - with lots of Greek tortoises]. (In Danish, English summary). Nordisk Herpetologisk Forening 44(3): 84-95.

Lewis, T.R. 2002. Herpetofaunal observations in agricultural drainage dykes, Naoussa, northwestern Greece. Herpetological Bulletin 80: 23-25.

Machts, T. 2010. Die Amphibien und Reptilien der Peloponnes-Halbinsel. Draco 11(42): 65-72.

Malakou, M.; Ravasini, M.; Tsunis, G. 1986. The amphibians and reptiles of the north-eastern Pindos Mountain Reserve in central Greece. Herptile 11(2): 56-61.

Margaritoulis, D. 1995. The status of marine turtles in Greece. pp. 123-137. In: Ballasina, D. (ed.). Red data book on Mediterranean chelonians. Edagriole-Editioni Agricole, Bologna. 190 pp.

Margaritoulis, D.; Arapis, T.; Kornaraki, E.; Mytilineou, C. 1987. Three specimens of the Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas (L.) recorded in Greece. Biologia Gallo-Hellenica 12 [1986]: 237-243.

Margaritoulis, D.; Politou, C.Y.; Laurent, L. 2003. Assessing Marine Turtle bycatch in the trawl fisheries of Greece. pp. 176-180. In: Margaritoulis, D. & Demetropoulos, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the First Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles, Rome, 24-28 October 2001. Barcelona Convention - Bern Convention - Bonn Convention (CMS), Nicosia. 270 pp.

Marinos, P. 1981. On the distribution of Sea Turtles in Greek waters. Marine Turtle Newsletter 19: 13-14.

Mayer, N.; Richter, K.; Kammel, W. 1990. Kartierung der Herpetofauna des Beckens von Feneos (Griechenland: Nord-Peloponnes). Herpetozoa 2(3-4): 87-106.

Mayer, W. 1993. Die Lacertiden Griechenlands. Eine kritische Liste. Die Eidechse 4(10): 8-14.

Mayer, W.; Beyerlein, P. 1999. Ecological niche segregation of seven sympatric lacertid lizards in the Peloponnese highlands. Natura Croatica 8(3): 339-344.

Mazaris, A.D.; Kallimanis, A.S.; Sgardelis, S.P.; Pantis, J.D. 2008. Does higher taxon diversity reflect richness of conservation interest species? The case for birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles in Greek protected areas. Ecological Indicators 8(5): 664-671.

Meliadou, A.; Provatidou, S.; Valakos, E. 1999. An application of Geographic Information Systems using the endemic and protected reptile species of Greece. Contributions to the Zoogeography and Ecology of the Eastern Mediterranean Region 1: 229-236.

Meyer, A. 1985. Die Reptilienfauna des Südlichen Peleponnes. Sauria (Berlin) 7(1): 13-16.

Midtgaard, R. 1989. Om firben, skildpadder og hedebølger i Grækenland. [On lizards, turtles and heatwaves in Greece]. (In Danish). Nordisk Herpetologisk Forening 32(3): 79-93.

Müller-Mainz, L. 1908. Eine herpetologische Exkursion in den Taygetos. Blätter für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde (Stuttgart) 19: 121-122, 138-140, 149-151, 163-166, 181-182, 188-190, 200-202, 250-252, 267-270.

Ondrias, J.C. 1968. Liste des amphibiens et des reptiles de la Grèce. Biologia Gallo-Hellenica 1: 111-135.

Panagopoulos, D.; Sofouli, E.; Teneketzis, K.; Margaritoulis, D. 2003. Stranding data as an indicator of fisheries induced mortality of Sea Turtles in Greece. pp. 202-205. In: Margaritoulis, D. & Demetropoulos, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the First Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles, Rome, 24-28 October 2001. Barcelona Convention - Bern Convention - Bonn Convention (CMS), Nicosia. 270 pp.

Perez-Mellado, V.; Valakos, E.D.; Gil, M.J.; Guerrero, F.; Lulch, J.; Navarro, P.; Maragou, P. 1999. Herpetological notes from mainland and insular Greece. British Herpetological Society Bulletin 67: 33-38.

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Rees, A.F. 2005. ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece: 21 years studying and protecting Sea Turtles. Testudo 6(2): 32-50.

Richter, K.; Mayer, W. 1990. Einige bemerkenswerte herpetologische Beobachtungen in Griechenland. Herpetozoa 2(3-4): 159-161.

Rödel, M.O. 1994. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Verbreitung, Habitatwahl und Biologie griechischer Amphibien und Reptilien: Daten aus 7 Exkursionen von 1987 bis 1991. (Amphibia et Reptilia). Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 19(2): 227-246.

Rutschke, J.; Koepe, D.; Deichsel, G. 2004. Beobachtungen zu anthropogenen Einflüssen auf die Reptilienfauna des Peloponnes (Griechenland). Herpetofauna (Weinstadt) 25(143) [2003/2004]: 17-28.

Schroth, W.; Schierwater, B.; Joger, U.; Streit, B. 1995. Populationsgenetische Untersuchungen an Mittelmeerkolonien der "Unechten" Karettschildkröte Caretta caretta. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ökologie 24: 151-154.

Schweiger, M. 1989. Über die Auswirkungen der Hitzewelle 1988 auf einige Schildkrötenpopulationen in Griechenland. Herpetofauna (Weinstadt) 11(58): 24-26.

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Stubbs, D. 1986. Greeks grab reptile rustlers. BBC Wildlife 4(9): 439.

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Trapp, B. 2005. Die Eidechsen Griechenlands. Draco 6(1) (21): 38-42.

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Waegeman, M. 1984. The gecko, the hoopoe... and lice. Antiquite Classique 53: 218-225.

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Werner, F. 1930. Contribution to the knowledge of the reptiles and amphibians of Greece, especially the Aegean Islands. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 211: 1-34.

Werner, F. 1937. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Tierwelt des Peloponnes, der Inseln Kythira und Euboea sowie der kleinen Inseln im Saronischen Golf. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin (Abt. 1) 146(3-4): 135-143.

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Werner, F. 1938. Ergebnisse der achten zoologischen Forschungsreise nach Griechenland. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin (Abt. 1) 147: 151-173.

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