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Bibliography of the family
(African Side-necked Turtles)

(Reptilia: Testudines)

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Boulenger, G.A. 1888. On the characters of the chelonian families Pelomedusidae and Chelydidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Ser. 6) 6(1): 346-347.

Branch, W.R.; Benn, G.A.; Lombard, A.T. 1995. The tortoises (Testudinidae) and terrapins (Pelomedusidae) of southern Africa: their diversity, distribution and conservation. South African Journal of Zoology 30(3): 91-102.

Chabanaud, P. 1934. Contribution a l'osteologie des cheloniens Pleurodires de la famille des Pelomedusides. Faune Colon. franc. Paris 5: 235-308.

Fritz, U.; Obst, F.J.; Günther, R. 1993. Erstnachweise aus der Schildkrötensammlung des Zoologischen Museums Berlin (Reptilia, Testudines, Chelidae, Pelomedusidae). Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 69(2): 345-346.

Loveridge, A. 1941. Revision of the African terrapins of the family Pelomedusidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard 88(6): 467-524.

Noonan, B.P. 2000. Does the phylogeny of pelomedusoid turtles reflect vicariance due to continental drift? Journal of Biogeography 27(5): 1245-1249.

Wood, R.C. 1984. Evolution of the pelomedusid turtles. Studia Geologica Salmanticensia Volumen Especial 1: 269-282.