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Bibliography of the reptiles of
Trinidad  [Trinidad & Tobago]

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.

Beebe, W. 1952. Introduction to the ecology of the Arima Valley, B.W.I. Zoologica (New York) 37: 157-183.

Boos, H. 1984. A new snake for Trinidad. Living World 1983-1984: 3.

Boos, H.E.A. 1967. Reptiles on Huevos. Journal of Trinidad Field Naturalist Club 1967: 15-18.

Boos, H.E.A. 1984. A consideration of the terrestrial reptile fauna on some offshore islands north west of Trinidad. Living World 1983-1984: 19-26.

Boos, H.E.A. 1984. Reptiles of Soldado Rock, Trinidad. Living World 1983-1984: 12.

Boos, H.E.A. 1984. The terrestrial reptiles of Monos Island. Living World 1983-1984: 14-18.

Boos, H.E.A. 1990. Additions to the terrestrial fauna of the offshore islands north-west of Trinidad. Living World 1989-1990: 9.

Boos, H.E.A. 1996. Some recent reptilian introductions to Trinidad. Living World 1995-1996: 17-19.

Emsley, M.G. 1963. A consideration of the list of snakes recorded from Trinidad. Copeia 1963: 576-577.

Gorman, G.C.; Yang, S.Y. 1975. A low level of backcrossing between the hybridizing Anolis lizards of Trinidad. Herpetologica 31(1): 196-198.

Johnson, M.L. 1946. Herpotological notes from Trinidad. Copeia 1946(2): 108.

Kearney, P. 1972. Nocturtles of Trinidad. International Turtle and Tortoise Society Journal 6(2): 10-11, 32.

Kenny, J.S. (undated, 1980?). Floor plan, environment, and fauna of Tamana Caves. Living World 1978-1979: 5-9.

Lall, S.A.; Hayes, F.E. 2000. Observations on the reptiles and mammals of Chacachacare, Bocas Islands, notes on five species new to the island. Living World 1999-2000: 46-48.

Lambie, I. 1983. Two tagging records from Trinidad. Marine Turtle Newsletter 24: 17.

Livingstone, S.R.; Downie, J.R. 2005. Marine Turtle conservation on the north coast of Trinidad - a Darwin Initiative Project. Testudo 6(2): 3-16.

Lynn, W.G. 1959. Some reptiles and amphibians from Trinidad. Herpetologica 15: 113-117.

Manuel, R.L. 1965. Monos Island studies (Mosquitoes, reptiles, bats, bromeliads, orchids). Journal of Trinidad Field Naturalist Club 1965: 16-24.

Mohammed, R.S.; Mahabir, S.V.; Joseph, A.K.; Manickchan, S.; Ramjohn, C. 2010. Update of freshwater turtles' distributions for Trinidad and possible threat of an exotic introduction. Living World 2010: 54-58.

Mole, R.R. 1894. A preliminary list of the reptiles and batrachians of the island of Trinidad. Journal Trinidad Club. 2: 77-99.

Mole, R.R. 1924. The Trinidad snakes. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1924: 235-278.

Mole, R.R.; Urich, F.W. 1894. Biological notes upon some of the Ophidia of Trinidad, B.W.I., with a preliminary list of the species recorded from the island. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1894: 499-518.

Nichols Cunningham, C. 1998. A field trip to Trinidad. Herptile 23(4): 158-164.

Parker, H.W. 1935. The lizards of Trinidad. Trop. Agricult. Trinidad 12: 65-70.

Plummer, J. 1974. Collecting in Trinidad, an experience. Herp 10(3-4): 23-26.

Read, V.M.S.J. 1986. An onychophoran from the summit of Mt. Aripo, Trinidad, with notes on other animals from that locality. Living World 1985-1986: 28-30.

Roux, J. 1926. Notes d'erpetologie sudamericaine. 1. Sur une collection de reptiles et d'Amphibiens de l'Île de la Trinité. 2. Sur une nouvelle espèce de Typhlops, T. lehneri n.sp. du Venezuela. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 33: 291-299.

Schmidt, K.P. 1957. The venomous coral snakes of Trinidad. Fieldiana Zoology 39(8): 55-63.

Schwab, S. 1988. Faunal checklist of the Aripo Savannas (scientific reserve). Living World 1987-1988: 6-11.

Scott, P. 1960. BBC/IUC Darwin Centenary Expedition to the British Virgin Islands, Trinidad, Panama, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. January-March 1959. Rep. Wildf. Tr. 11(1958-59): 61-76.

Waylen, K.A.; McGowan, P.J.K.; Milner-Gulland, E.J. 2009. Ecotourism positively affects awareness and attitudes but not conservation behaviours: a case study at Grande Riviere, Trinidad. Oryx 43(3): 343-351.

Wehekind, L. 1955. Notes on the foods of the Trinidad snakes. British Journal of Herpetology 2: 9-13.

Wehekind, L. 1960. Trinidad snakes. Journal Brit. Guiana Mus. 27: 71-76.

Werner, F. 1899. Über Reptilien und Batrachier aus Columbien und Trinidad. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 49: 470-484.

Werner, F. 1900. Über Reptilien und Batrachier aus Columbien und Trinidad. II. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 1: 262-272.

Winstel, A. 1988. The herpetofauna of Trinidad. Herptile 13(1): 22-33.