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Taxonomy of the genus Varzea Biodiversity of the family Scincidae

Bibliography of the genus
Varzea (Amazonian Floodplain Skinks)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae)

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Varzea in general

Hedges, S.B.; Conn, C.E. 2012. A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands (Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae). Zootaxa 3288: 1-244.

Horton, D.R. 1973. Evolution of the genus Mabuya (Lacertilia, Scincidae). Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of New England, Armidale. 311 pp.

Varzea altamazonica

Harvey, M.B. 2008. Geographic distribution: Mabuya altamazonica (NCN). Colombia: Meta. Ecuador: Pastaza. Herpetological Review 39(4): 483.

Miralles, A.; Barrio-Amoros, C.L.; Rivas-Fuenmayor, G.A.; Chaparro Auza, J.C. 2006. Speciation in the 'Varzea' flooded forest: a new Mabuya (Squamata, Scincidae) from Western Amazonia. Zootaxa 1188: 1-22.

Varzea bistriata

Lall, S.A.; Hayes, F.E. 2000. Observations on the reptiles and mammals of Chacachacare, Bocas Islands, notes on five species new to the island. Living World 1999-2000: 46-48.

Massary, J.C. de; Gasc, J.P.; Blanc, M. 2000. The occurrence of Mabuya bistriata (Spix, 1825) (Sauria: Scincidae) in French Guiana. Herpetological Bulletin 74: 19-25.

Moore, M.K.; Townsend, V.R. 2006. Natural history notes: Mabuya bistriata (Trinidad Skink). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 37(1): 89-90.

Pinto, G.S.; Avila-Pires, T.C.S. 2004. Crescimento alometrico, morfologia e use do habitat em cinco especies de Mabuya Fitzinger (Reptilia, Scincidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 21(2): 161-168.

Reboucas Spieker, R. 1981. Sobre uma nova especie de Mabuya de Amazonia Brasileira (Sauria, Scincidae). Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 34(16): 161-163.

Silva Pinto, G. 1999. Notas sobre a folidose de duas especies de Mabuya (Fitzinger, 1826) da regiao amazonica (Squamata: Scincidae). Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi (Zoologia) 15(2): 195-204.

Vitt, L.J.; Blackburn, D.G. 1991. Ecology and life history of the viviparous lizard Mabuya bistriata (Scincidae) in the Brazilian Amazon. Copeia 1991(4): 916-927.