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Taxonomy of the genus Mecistops Biodiversity of the family Crocodylidae

Bibliography of the genus
Mecistops (African Slender-snouted Crocodiles)

(Reptilia: Crocodylia: Crocodylidae)

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.

Mecistops in general

Shirley, M.H. 2014. Mecistops cataphractus. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. www.iucnredlist.org (viewed 8 May 2015).

Shirley, M.H. 2014. Mecistops cataphractus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T5660A3044332. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T5660A3044332.en.

Shirley, M.H.; Carr, A.N.; Nestler, J.H.; Vliet, K.A.; Brochu, C.A. 2018. Systematic revision of the living African Slender-snouted Crocodiles (Mecistops Gray, 1844). Zootaxa 4504(2): 151–193.

Mecistops cataphractus

Abercrombie, C.L. 1978. Notes on west African crocodilians (Reptilia, Crocodilia). Journal of Herpetology 12(2): 260-262.

Akani, G.C.; Luiselli, L.; Angelici, F.M.; Politano, E. 1998. Bushmen and herpetofauna: notes on amphibians and reptiles traded in bush-meat markets of local people in the Niger Delta (Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria). Anthropozoologica 27: 21-26.

Akani, G.C.; Luiselli, L.; Angelici, F.M.; Politano, E. 1998. Preliminary data on distribution, habitat and status of crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus, Crocodylus cataphractus and Osteolaemus tetraspis) in the eastern Niger delta (Nigeria). Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 87-88: 35-43.

Davenport, M.L. 1982. Life history notes: Crocodylus cataphractus (Slender-snouted Crocodile). Reproduction/ageing. Herpetological Review 13(3): 95.

Dinets, V.; Britton, A.; Shirley, M.H. 2014. Climbing behaviour in extant crocodilians. Herpetology Notes 7: 3-7.

Magill, R.N. 1984. Breeding the African Slender-snouted Crocodile Crocodylus cataphractus at Miami Metrozoo. International Zoo Yearbook 23: 139-143.

McAliley, L.R.; Willis, R.E.; Ray, D.A.; White, P.S.; Brochu, C.A.; Densmore, L.D. 2006. Are crocodiles really monophyletic? - Evidence for subdivisions from sequence and morphological data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39(1): 16-32.

Piras, P.; Colangelo, P.; Adams, D.C.; Buscalioni, A.; Cubo, J.; Kotsakis, T.; Meloro, C.; Raia, P. 2010. The Gavialis-Tomistoma debate: the contribution of skull ontogenetic allometry and growth trajectories to the study of crocodylian relationships. Evolution & Development 12(6): 568-579.

Schmitz, A.; Mausfeld, P.; Hekkala, E.; Shine, T.; Nickel, H.; Amato, G.; Böhme, W. 2003. Molecular evidence for species level divergence in African nile crocodiles Crocodylus niloticus (Laurenti, 1786). Comptes Rendus Palevol 2(8): 703-712.

Shirley, M.H.; Oduro, W.; Yakokore-Beibro, H. 2009. Conservation status of crocodiles in Ghana and Cote-d'Ivoire, west Africa. Oryx 43(1): 136-145.

Villiers, A. 1956. Le Parc National du Niokolo-Koba, Reptiles. Memoires de l'Institut Fondamental D'Afrique Noire 48: 143-162.

Waitkuwait, W.E. 1985. Investigations of the breeding biology of the west-African Slender-snouted Crocodile Crocodylus cataphractus Cuvier, 1824. Amphibia-Reptilia 6(4): 387-399.

Waitkuwait, W.E. 1989. Present knowledge on the West African Slender-snouted Crocodile, Crocodylus cataphractus Cuvier 1824 and the West African dwarf crocodile Osteolaemus tetraspis, Cope 1861. IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) Publications New Series (Spec. Publ): 260-275.

Mecistops leptorhynchus

Pauwels, O.S.G.; Barr, B.; Sanchez, M.L. 2007. Diet and size records for Crocodylus cataphractus (Crocodylidae) in south-western Gabon. Hamadryad 31(2): 360-361.

Pauwels, O.S.G.; Braun, J.J.; Brum, A.; Carlino, P.; Chirio, L.; Glaizot, O.; Meirte, D.; Morelle, S.; Royauté, L. 2017. Miscellanea Herpetologica Gabonica XI. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 52(12): 205-211.

Pauwels, O.S.G.; Chirio, L.; Neil, E.J.; Berry, S.; Texier, N.; Rosin, C. 2017. Miscellanea Herpetologica Gabonica VIII. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 52(3): 41-46.

Pauwels, O.S.G.; Garff, B. le; Ineich, I.; Carlino, P.; Melcore, I.; Boundenga, L.; Vigna, C.; Stévart, T.; Jeffery, K.; Orbell, C.; Squarcini, J.B.; Vande weghe, J.P.; White, L. 2016. Miscellanea Herpetologica Gabonica V & VI. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 51(11): 177-185.

Pauwels, O.S.G.; Mamonekene, V.; Dumont, P.; Branch, W.R.; Burger, M.; Lavoue, S. 2003. Diet records for Crocodylus cataphractus (Reptilia: Crocodylidae) at Lake Divangui, Ogooue-Maritime Province, southwestern Gabon. Hamadryad 27(2): 200-204.