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Bibliography of the family
(Dwarf Boas)

(Reptilia: Serpentes)

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.

Edwards, M.S. 1969. Notes on some tropidophid snakes in captivity. International Zoo Yearbook 9: 53-54.

Hoser, R.T. 2013. A reassessment of the Tropidophiidae, including the creation of two new tribes and the division of Tropidophis Bibron, 1840 into six genera, and a revisiting of the Ungaliophiinae to create two subspecies within Ungaliophis panamensis Schmidt, 1933. Australasian Journal of Herpetology 17: 22-34.

McLain, J.M. 1984. The other boas and pythons: families Tropidophidae, Bolyeridae and Loxocemidae. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium 7(7): 46-47, 52-53.

O'Shea, M. 2011. Boas and Pythons of the World. (Reprint of 2007 original). New Holland Publishers, London. 160 pp.

Slowinski, J.B.; Lawson, R. 2002. Snake phylogeny: evidence from nuclear and mitochondrial genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 24(2): 194-202.

The editors of Draco. 2001. Riesenschlangen. Draco 2(5): 1-75.

Tolson, P.J.; Henderson, R.W. 1993. The natural history of West Indian Boas. R & A Publishing, Taunton. 125 pp.

Vogel, Z. 1968. Riesenschlangen aus aller Welt. A. Ziemsen Verlag, Wittenberg. 100 pp.

Vogel, Z. 1973. Riesenschlangen aus aller Welt. 2nd rev. ed. A. Ziemsen Verlag, Wittenberg Lutherstadt. 102 pp. (Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei 402).

Walls, J.G. 1998. The living boas. A complete guide to the boas of the world. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City. 288 pp.

Wengler, W. 1994. Riesenschlangen. Natur und Tier-Verlag, Münster. 160 pp.

Wilcox, T.P.; Zwickl, D.J.; Heath, T.A.; Hillis, D.M. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships of the dwarf boas and a comparison of Bayesian and bootstrap measures of phylogenetic support. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 25(2): 361-371.