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Taxonomy of the genus Leioheterodon Biodiversity of the family Lamprophiidae

Bibliography of the genus
Leioheterodon (Madagascar Hognose Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Lamprophiidae)

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Leioheterodon in general

Balek, J. 1995. Madagaskarske uzovky rodu Leioheterodon. [The Madagascan snakes of genus Leioheterodon]. Akvarium Terarium 38(7): 43-46.

Hoser, R.T. 2012. A new genus and new subgenus of snakes from the South African region (Serpentes: Colubridae). Australasian Journal of Herpetology 12: 23-25.

Myers, G.S. 1949. Status of the generic name Lioheterodon applied to Madagascan serpents. Herpetologica 5(6): 146.

Myers, G.S. 1950. Status of the generic name Lioheterodon applied to Madagascar serpents. (Originally published in Herpetologica 5: 146 [1949], several lines omitted and included in this printing). Herpetologica 6(2): 52.

Leioheterodon madagascariensis

Campbell, J.A.; Murphy, J.B. 1977. Miscellaneous notes on the reproductive biology of reptiles. 1. Two colubrid snake species from the Malagasy Republic, Leioheterodon madagascariensis and Madagascariophis colubrina (Reptilia, Serpentes, Colubridae). Journal of Herpetology 11(2): 228-230.

Conant, R. 1938. A note on eggs and young of Leioheterodon madagascariensis (Dumeril & Bibron). Zoologica (New York) 23(4): Unpaginated.

Dathe, F.; Dedekind, K. 1996. Pflege und Vermehrung von Madagaskar-Hakennattern (Leioheterodon madagascariensis Dumeril & Bibron, 1854) im Tierpark Berlin-Friedrichsfelde. Zoologische Garten 66(2): 69-76.

Groves, F.; Groves, J.D. 1978. Fatal toad poisoning in snakes. Herpetological Review 9(1): 19-20.

Meirte, D. 1993. New records of Leioheterodon madagascariensis (Reptilia: Colubridae) from the Comoros. Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa 42: 21-23.

Mori, A.; Aime, H.J.; Randriamahazo, R. 2002. Natural history notes: Leioheterodon madagascariensis (Madagascar Menarana Snake). Diet. Herpetological Review 33(1): 57.

Mori, A.; Randriamboavonjy, T.M. 2010. Field observation of maternal attendance of eggs in a Madagascan Snake, Leioheterodon madagascariensis. Current Herpetology 29(2): 91-95.

Mori, A.; Tanaka, K. 2001. Preliminary observations on chemical preference, antipredator responses, and prey-handling behavior of juvenile Leioheterodon madagascariensis (Colubridae). Current Herpetology 20(1): 39-49.

Wallach, V. 1986. Lioheterodon madagascariensis an addition to the snake fauna of the Comoro Islands. Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa 32: 24-25.

Leioheterodon modestus

Gebhardt, R. 2004. Beobachtung eines Kommentkampfes bei Leioheterodon modestus (Günther, 1863) während einer Reise durch den Südwesten Madagaskars. Sauria (Berlin) 26(3): 29-31.

Mori, A. 2002. Natural history notes: Leioheterodon modestus (Madagascar Brown Snake). Diet. Herpetological Review 33(1): 57.

Rosa, G.M.; Mercurio, V.; Crottini, A.; Andreone, F. 2010. Predation of the snake Leioheterodon modestus (Gunther, 1863) upon the rainbow frog Scaphiophryne gottlebei Busse & Böhme, 1992 at Isalo, southern Madagascar. Herpetology Notes 3: 259-261.