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Taxonomy of the genus Saiphos Biodiversity of the family Scincidae

Bibliography of the genus
Saiphos (Australian Snake Skinks)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae)

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Saiphos equalis

Bustard, R. 1964. Reproduction in the Australian rain forest skinks, Siaphos equalis, and Sphenomorphus tryoni. Copeia 1964: 715-716.

Greenlees, M.J.; Webb, J.K.; Shine, R. 2005. Led by the blind: bandy-bandy snakes Vermicella annulata (Elapidae) follow Blindsnake chemical trails. Copeia 2005(1): 184-187.

Greer, A.E.; Cogger, H.G. 1985. Systematics of the reduce-limbed and limbless skinks currently assigned to the genus Anomalopus (Lacertilia: Scincidae). Records of the Australian Museum 37(1): 11-54.

Hugi, J.; Hutchinson, M.N.; Koyabu, D.; Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. 2012. Heterochronic shifts in the ossification sequences of surface- and subsurface-dwelling skinks are correlated with the degree of limb reduction. Zoology (Jena) 115(3): 188-198.

Johnson, R. 2002. A western range extension for the skink Saiphos equalis. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 48(1): 92.

Linville, B.J.; Stewart, J.R.; Ecay, T.W.; Herbert, J.F.; Parker, S.L.; Thompson, M.B. 2010. Placental calcium provision in a lizard with prolonged oviductal egg retention. Journal of Comparative Physiology B Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 180(2): 221-227.

Murphy, M.J. 1995. Microsympatry between two species of fossorial skink on the New South Wales south coast. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 25(1): 51-52.

Parker, S.L.; Murphy, C.R.; Thompson, M.B. 2010. Uterine angiogenesis in squamate reptiles: implications for the evolution of viviparity. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 5(2): 330-334.

Peters, W.C.H. 1874. Über neue Saurier (Spĉriodactylus, Anolis, Phrynosoma, Tropidolepisma, Lygosoma, Ophioscincus) aus Centralamerica, Mexico und Australien. Monatsberichte der Königlich Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1873(November): 738-747.

Smith, S.A.; Austin, C.C.; Shine, R. 2001. A phylogenetic analysis of variation in reproductive mode within an Australian lizard (Saiphos equalis, Scincidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 74(2): 131-139.

Smith, S.A.; Shine, R. 1997. Intraspecific variation in reproductive mode within the scincid lizard Saiphos equalis. Australian Journal of Zoology 45(5): 435-445.

Worrell, E. 1961. Herpetological name changes. Western Australian Naturalist 8: 18-27.

Wu, Q.; Parker, S.L.; Thompson, M.B. 2009. Selected body temperature, metabolic rate and activity pattern of the Australian fossorial skink, Saiphos equalis. Herpetological Journal 19(3): 127-133.