Comments on Some Noteworthy Recent Publications Concerning Systematic Herpetology of Southwest Asia

Steven C. Anderson

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Anderson S. C. (1999), The Lizards of Iran, Soc. for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca.

Anderson S. C. (2002), «Book review: Four recent handbooks for Turkey», Asiatic Herpetol. Res., 9(2001), 151 – 152.

Arnold E. N. (1986), «A key and annotated check list to the lizards and amphisbaenians of Arabia», Fauna of Saudi Arabia, 8, 385 – 435.

Baran İ. and Atatür M. (1998), Turkish Herpetofauna. Amphibians and Reptiles, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Environment, Ankara.

Böhme W. and Wiedl H. (1994), «Status and zoogeography of the herpetofauna of Cyprus, with taxonomic and natural history notes on selected species (genera Rana, Coluber, Natrix, Vipera)», Zool. Middle East, 18, 31 – 52.

Bosch H. A. J. in den (2003), «Book review: A guide to the snakes of Pakistan, by Muhammad Sharif Khan, 2002. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main», Herpetol. Rev., 34(4), 400 – 403.

Clark Richard J., Clark Erica D., Anderson Steven C., and Leviton Alan E. (1969), «Report on a collection of amphibians and reptiles from Afghanistan», Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. Ser. 4, 36(10), 279 – 316.

Franzen M. and Wallach V. (2002), »A new Rhinotyphlops from Southeastern Turkey (Serpentes: Typhlopidae)», J. Herpetol., 36(2), pp. 176 – 184.

Göçmen B., Tosunoglu M., and Ayaz D. (2002), «First record of the leopard gecko, Eublepharis angramainyu (Reptilia: Sauria: Eublepharidae) from Anatolia», Herpetol. J., 12(2), 79 – 80.

Griffith H., Ngo A., and Murphy R. W. (2000), «A cladistic evaluation of the cosmopolitan genus Eumeces Wiegmann (Reptilia, Squamata, Scincidae)», Russ. J. Herpetol., 7(1), 1 – 16.

Inger R. F. and Clark Ph. (1943), «Partition of the genus Coluber», Copeia, 1943(3), 141 – 145.

Kasparek M. (ed.) (1986), Zoologische Bibliographie der Türkei. Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Max Kasparek Verlag, Heidelberg.

Khan M. Sh. (1993), Sar Zameen-a-Pakistan kay Saamp [Snakes of Pakistan] [in Urdu].

Mayer W. and Bischoff W. (1996), «Beiträge zur taxonomischen Revision der Gattung Lacerta (Reptilia: Lacertidae). Teil 1: Zootoca, Omanosaura, Timon, und Teira als eigenständige Gattungen», Salamandra, 32(3), 163 – 170.

Mertens R. (1969), «Die Amphibien und Reptilien West-Pakistans», Stuttgarter Beitr. Naturkunde Staatl. Mus. Naturkunde Stuttgart, 197, 1 – 96.

Minton Sh. A., Jr. (1966), «A contribution to the herpetology of West Pakistan», Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 134(2), 29 – 184.

Murray J. A. (1884) «Additions to the reptilian fauna of Sind», Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. Ser. 4, 14, 106 – 111.

Murray J. A. (1886), The Reptiles of Sind: A Systematic Account, Education Society’s Press, Bombay and Richardson and Company, London.

Murray J. A. (1887), «Descriptions of three new species of Hydrophis from the Bombay harbour and the Mekran coast», J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 2, 32 – 35.

Rastegar-Pouyani N. (2000), «Taxonomic status of Trapelus ruderatus (Olivier) and T. persicus (Blanford), and validity of T. lessonae (De Filippi)», Amphibia–Reptilia, 21, 91 – 102.

Schätti B. and Desvoignes A. (1999), The Herpetofauna of Southern Yemen and the Sokotra Archipelago, Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneve.

Schätti B. and Utiger U. (2001), «Hemerophis, a new genus for Zamenis socotrae Günther, and a contribution to the phylogeny of Old World racers, whip snakes, and related genera», Rev. Suisse Zool., 108(4), 919 – 948.

Sinsch U. and Schneider H. (1999), «Taxonomic reassessment of Middle Eastern water frogs: morphological variation among populations considered as Rana ridibunda, R. bedriagae or R. levantina», J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 37, 67 – 73.

Smith M. A. (1940), «Contributions to the herpetology of Afghanistan», Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. Ser. 11, 5, 382 – 384.

Ugurtaş I. H., Papenfuss Th. J., and Orlov N. (2002), «New record of Walterinnesia aegyptia Lataste, 1887 (Ophidia: Elapidae: Bungarinae) in Turkey», Russ. J. Herpetol., 8(3), 239 – 245.

Vigna Tagliante A., Audisio P. A., Belfiore C., Bionde M., Bologna M. A., Carpaneto G. M., De Biase A., De Felici S., Piattella E., Racheli T., Zapparoli M., and Zoia S. (1992), «Riflessioni di gruppo sui corotipi fondamentali della fauna W-palearctica ed in particolare italiana», Biogeographia (Bologna), 16, 159 – 179.



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