Graham Thompson’s Varanid Reference List

       Abel, F. (1998). Status, population biology and conservation of the Water Monitor (Varanus
       salvator), the Reticulated Python (Python reticulatus), and the Blood Python (Python curtus)
       in Sumatra and Kalimantan, Indonesia - Project Report North Sumatra. Mertensiella, 9,

       Alberts, A. (in press). Off to see the lizard: Lessons from the wild. The Vivarium.

       Andrews, H. V. (1995). Sexual maturation in Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1978), with notes on
       growth and reproductive effort. Herpetological Journal, 5, 189-194.

       Angelici, F. M. & Luiselli, L. (1999). Aspects of the ecology of Varanus niloticus (Reptilia,
       Varanidae) in southeastern Nigeria, and their contribution to the knowledge of the evolutionary
       history of V. nilotus species complex. Rev. Ecol. (Terre Vie), 54, 29-42.

       Andrews, H. V., & Gaulke, M. (1990). Observations on the reproductive biology and growth of the
       water monitor (Varanus salvator) at Madras crocodile bank. Hamadryad, 15(1), 1-5.

       Auffenberg, W. (1981). The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor. Gainesville: University
       Presses of Florida .

       Auffenberg, W. (1994). The Bengal Monitor. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

       Auffenberg, W. (1983). The burrows of Varanus bengalensis: characteristics and use. Rec.
       Zool. Surv. India, 80, 375-385.

       Auffenberg, W. (1988). Gray's Monitor Lizard. Gainesville: University Presses of Florida.

       Auffenberg, W., Arain, Q. N., & Khurshid, N. (1991). Preferred habitat, home range and movement
       patterns of Varanus bengalensis in southern Pakistan. Mertensiella, 2, 7-28.

       Auffenberg, W., Rahman, H., Iffat, F., & Perveen, Z. (1989). A Study of Varanus flavescens
       (Hardwicke and Gray) (Sauria: Varanidae). J. Bombay Natural History Society, 86(3), 286-37.

       Auffenberg, W., Rehman, H., Iffat, F., & Perveen, Z. (1990). Notes on the biology of Varanus
       griseus koniecznyi I Mertens Sauria: Varanidae. J. Bombay Natural History Society, 87(1),

       Auffenberg, W. (1981). Combat behaviour in Varanus bengalensis (Sauria: Varanidae). J.
       Bombay Natural History Society, 7(1), 54-72.

       Auffenberg, W. (1979). Intersexual differences in behavior of captive Varanus bengalensis
       (Reptilia, Lacertilia, Varanidae). J. Herpetology, 13(3), 313-315.

       Banerjee, V., & Banerjee, M. (1969). Seasonal variations of erythrocyte number and haemoglobin
       content in a common Indian lizard Varanus monitor (Linnaeus). Zool. Anz., 182, 23-27.

       Barnett, B. (1979). Incubation of sand goanna (Varanus gouldii) eggs. Herpetofauna, 11(1),

       Bartholomew G. A., & Tucker V. A. (1964). Size, body temperature, thermal conductance, oxygen
       consumption, and heart rate in Australian Varanid lizards. Physiol. Zool., 27(4), 341-354.

       Bartlett, R. D. (1982). Initial observation on the captive reproduction of Varanus storri, Mertens.
       Herpetofauna, 13(2), 6-7.

       Bayless, M. (1992). African varanids: Diets in captivity and the wild. Varanews, 2(5), 2-3.

       Bayless, M. (1992). Notes on the reproductive behavior of the Nile monitor lizard Varanus
       niloticus Linnaeus (1766). Varanews, 2(4), 5-6.

       Bayless, M. (1994). The Papuan monitor lizard of New Guinea (Varanus salvadorii Peters and
       Doria, 1878): Notes on its mystique. Varanews, 4(2/3), 6.

       Bayless, M. K. (1992). Reproductive notes on the black roughneck monitor lizard (Varanus
       rudicollis Gray, 1845). Varanews, 3(2), 2.

       Bayless, M. K. (1994). Zur fortpflanzungsbiologie des steppenwarans (Varanus
       exanthematicus). Salamandra, 30(2), 109-118.

       Bayless, M. K., & Reynolds.T. Breeding of the savannah monitor lizard in captivity (Varanus
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       Bayless, M., & Dwyer, Q. (1997). Notes on the Peach-throated Monitor. Reptile & Amphibian
       Magazine, 47, 26-30.

       Bayless, M., & Huffaker, R. (1992). Observation of egg deposition and hatching of the savannah
       monitor (Varanus exanthematicus Bosc, 1792) in captivity. Varanews, 3(1), 5-6.

       Bayless, M., Huffaker, R., & Maercks, O. (1994). Notes on the egg deposition and incubation of the
       Argus monitor (Varanus gouldii horni, Gray 1838) in captivity. Varanews, 4(1), 5.

       Becker, H. O. (1991). The lung morphology of Varanus yemenensis Bohme et al. 1989, and its
       bearing on the systematics of the Afro-Asian monitor radiation. Mertensiella, 2(29-37).

       Becker, H.-O., Bohme, W., & Perry, S. F. (1989). Die Lungenmorphologie der Warane (Reptilia:
       Varanidae) und ihre systematisch-stammesgeschichtliche Bedeutung. Bonner Zoologische
       Beitrage, 4(1), 27-56.

       Bedford, G. S., & Christian, K. A. (1996). Tail morphology related to habitat of varanid lizards and
       some other reptiles. Amphibia-Reptilia, 17, 131-140.

       Bels, V. L., Gasc, J. P., Goosse, V., Renous, S., & Vernet, R. (1995). Functional analysis of the
       throat display in the sand goanna Varanus griseus (Reptilia: Squamata: Varanidae). J. Zool.
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       Bels, V.L., J.P. Gasc, V. Goosse, S. Renous and R. Vernet. (1995). Functional analysis of the throat
       display in the sand goanna Varanus griseus (Reptilia: Squamata: Varanidae). Journal of
       Zoology. 236 ( Part 1): 95-116.

       Bennett, A. F. (1972). The effect of activity on oxygen consumption, oxygen debt, and heart rate in
       the Lizards Varanus gouldii and Sauromalus hispidus. J. Comp. Physiol., 79, 259-28.

       Bennett, A. F. (1973). Ventilation in two species of lizards during rest and activity. Comp.
       Biochem. Physiol., 46A, 653-671.

       Bennett, A. F., & Ruben, J. A. (1979). Endothermy and Activity in Vertebrates. Science, 26,

       Bennett, D. (1990). Monitor Lizards. Thames and Chiltern Herpetological Group Magazine,
       December(112), 4-12.

       Bennett, D. (1993). Observations on the social interactions of Varanus (Odatria) storri in
       captivity. South West Herpetological Society Journal, 2(3), 2-6.

       Bennett, D. (1993). Some remarks on longevity in monitor lizards. South West Herpetological
       Society Journal, 2(3), 27-29.

       Berney, F. L. (1936). Gould's Monitor (Varanus gouldiae). The Queensland Naturalist,
       September, 12-14.

       Bickler, P., & Anderson, R. A. (1986). Ventilation, gas exchange, and aerobic scope in a small
       monitor lizard, Varanus gilleni. Physiol. Zool., 59(1), 76-83.

       Birchard, G. F., Walsh, T., Rosscoe, R., & Reiber, C. L. (1995). Oxygen uptake by Komodo Dragon
       (Varanus komodensis) eggs: the energetics of prolonged development in a reptile.
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       Biswas, S., & Kar, S. (1981). Some observations on nesting habits and biology of Varanus
       salvator (Laurenti) of Bhitarkanika Sanctuary, Orissa. J. Bombay Natural History Society, 78,

       Bohme, W. (1988). The argus monitor (Varanus panoptes, Storr 1980) of New Guinea: Varanus
       panoptes horni ssp. n. Salamandra, 24(2/3), 87-101.

       Bohme, W. (1995). Hemiclitoris discovered: a fully differentiated erectile structure in female
       monitor lizards (Varanus spp.) (Reptilia: Varanidae). J. Zoo. Syst. Evol. Research., 33,

       Bohme, W. (1991). The identity of Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838), and the nomenclature of the V.
       gouldii species complex. Mertensiella, 2, 38-41.

       Bohme, W. (1991). New finding on the hemipenal morphology of monitor lizards and their
       systematic implications. Mertensiella, 2, 42-49.

       Bohme, W., Fritz, J. P., & Schutte, F. (1987). The discovery of a giant monitor lizard (Sauria:
       Varanus) from the Arabian Republic of Yemen. Herpetofauna, 46(Feb.), 13-20.

       Bohme, W., Joger, U., & Schatti, B. (1989). A new monitor lizard (Reptilia: Varanidae) from
       Yemen, with notes on ecology, phylogeny and zoogeography. Fauna of Saudia Arabia, 1,

       Bohme, W., & Ziegler, T. (1997). On the synonymy and taxonomy of the Bengal monitor lizard,
       Varanus bengalensis (Daudin, 1802) complex (Sauria: Varanidae). Amphibia-Reptila, 18,

       Bohme, W., & Ziegler, T. (1997). A taxonomic review of the Varanus (Polydaedalus) niloticus
       (Linnaeus, 1766) species complex. Herpetological Journal, 7, 155-162.

       Bolette, D.P. (1998). Hastospiculum spiralis N. sp. (Nematoda: Diplotriaenoidea:
       Dicheilonematinae), from an Indoneasian mangrove monitor, Varanus indicus(Reptilia: Sauria:
       Varanidae). J. Parasitology, 84, 366-369.

       Bosch, H. (1991). The pentastome Elenia Heymons, 1932, a parasite genus specific to monitors
       from the Australian region. - Biology and aspects of host specificity. Mertensiella, 2, 50-56.

       Boylan, T. (1995). Field observations, captive breeding and growth rates of the Lace monitor,
       Varanus varius. Herpetofauna, 25(1), 10-14.

       Boyle, D. N., & Lamoreaux, W. E. (1983-1984). Captive reproduction in the Pygmy Mulga monitor
       Varanus gilleni at the Dallas Zoo. Annual Reptile Symposium on Captive Breeding and
       Husdandry .

       Branch, W. (1991). The regenia registers of "Gogga" Brown (1869-1909) "Memoranda on a
       species of monitor or Varan". Mertensiella, 2, 57-110.

       Branch, W. R., & Erasmus, H. (1982). Notes on reproduction in South African water monitors,
       Varanus niloticus nitolicus , (Sauria: Varanidae). J. Herp. Assoc. Africa, 28, 4-9.

       Brattstrom, B. H. (1973). Rate of heat loss by large Australian monitor lizards. Bulletin Southern
       California Academy of Sciences, 72(1), 52-54.

       Braysher, M. l., & Green, B. (1970). Absorption of water and electrolytes from the cloaca of an
       Australian lizard, Varanus gouldii (Gray). Comp. Biochem. Physiol., 35, 67-614.

       Bredl, J. (1983). First record of captive propagation of the Lace monitor, Varanus varius (Sauria:
       Varanidae). Herpetofauna, 15(1), 2-21.

       Bredl, J., & Horn, H.-G. (1987). Uber die Nachzucht australischen Riesenwarans Varanus
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       Broer, W., & Horn, H.-G. (1985). Erfahrungen bei Verwendung eines Motorbruters zur Zeitigung
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       Bush, B., Maryan, B., Browne-Cooper, R., & Robinson, D. (1995). A Guide to the Reptiles and
       Frogs of the Perth Region. Perth: University of Western Australia Press.

       Card, W. (1994). Double clutching Gould's monitors (Varanus gouldii) and Gray's monitors
       (Varanus olivaceus) at the Dallas Zoo. Herpetological Review, 25(3), 111-112.

       Card, W., & Kluge, A. G. (1995). Hemipeneal skeleton and varanid lizard systematics. J.
       Herpetology, 29(2), 275-280.

       Carlsen, G. (1982). Breeding green tree monitors. Herpetology, 12(2), 4-6.

       Carpenter, C. C., Gillingham. J. C., Murphy, J. B., & Mitchell, L. A. (1976). A further analysis of the
       combat ritual of the Pygmy Mulga monitor, Varanus gilleni (Reptilia : Varanidae).
       Herpetologica, March, 35-4.

       Carrier, D. R. (1987). Lung ventilation during walking and running in four species of lizards. Exp.
       Biol., 47, 33-42.

       Carter, D. B. (1991). Courtship and mating in wild Varanus varius (Varanidae: Australia).
       Mertensiella, 2, 266.

       Carter, D. B. (1991). Reproductive cycle of female Varanus varius in south eastern Australia.
       Mertensiella, 2, 266.

       Case, T. J., & Schwaner, T. D. (1993). Island/mainland body size differences in Australian varanid
       lizards. Oecologia, 94, 12-19.

       Chippindale, P. (1991). Captive breeding of the Timor monitor (Varanus timorensis similis).
       Herp. Review, 22(2), 52-53.

       Christian, A., & Garland, T. (1996). Scaling limb proportions in monitor lizards (Squamata:
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       Christian, A., & Garland, T. (1996). Scaling limb proportions in monitor lizards (Squamata:
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       Christian, K. A., & Conley, K. E. (1994). Activity and resting metabolism of varanid lizards as
       compared to 'typical' lizards. Aust. J. Zool. 42, 185-195.

       Christian, K. A., Corbett, L. K., Green, B., & Weavers, B. W. (1995). Seasonal activity and
       energetics of two species of varanid lizards in tropical Australia. Oecologia, 103, 349-357.

       Christian, K. A. (1995). Varanus panoptes and Varanus gouldii diet and predation. Herp.
       Review, 26,146.

       Christian, K. A., Weavers, B. A., Green, B., & Bedford, G. S. (1996). Energetics and water flux in a
       semiaquatic lizard, Varanus mertensi. Copeia, 1996(2), 354-362.

       Christian, K. A., & Weavers, B. W. (1996). Thermoregulation of monitor lizards in Australia: An
       evaluation of methods in thermal biology. Ecological Monographs, 66(2), 139-157.

       Christian, K., & Bedford. G. (1996). Thermoregulation by the spotted tree monitor, Varanus
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       Christian, K., Green, B., Bedford, G., & Newgrain, K. (1996). Seasonal metabolism of a small,
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       Christian, K. A., Bedford, G. S. & Shannahan, S. R. (1996). The solar absorptance of some
       Australian lizards and its relationship to temperature. Aust. J. Zool. 44, 59-67.

       Christian, K., & Weavers, B. (1994). Analysis of the activity and energetics of the lizard Varanus
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       Christian, K. A., Baudinette, R. V. & Pamula, Y. (1997). Energetic costs of activity by lizards in the
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       Christian, T. (1977). Notes on Varanus glebopalma. Vic. Herp. Soc. Newsletter, 6, 11-13.

       Christian, T. (1981). Varanus tristis - A variable monitor. Herpetofauna, 12(2), 7-12.

       Ciofi, C.(1999). The Komodo dragon. Scientific American, 3, 92-99.

       Cisse, M. (19??). The genital cycle of varanids in Senegal. Bulletin De LÍnstitute Fondamental
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       southern southeastern Asia with description of a new species from Vietnam. Zoological
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       Davis, R. B., & Phillips, L. G. (1991). A method of sexing the Dumeril's monitor, Varanus
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       Doles, M., & Card, W. (1995). Delayed fertilization in the Monitor lizard Varanus gouldii.
       Herpetological Review, 26(4), 196.

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       Dryden, G. L., Green, B., Wikramanayake, E. D., & Dryden, K. G. (1992). Energy and water
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       Dryden, G. L., & Wikramanayake, E. D. (1991). Space and time sharing by Varanus salvator
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       Dryden, G., Green, B., King, D., & Losos, J. (1990). Water and energy turnover in a small monitor
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       Ehmann, H., Swan, G., & Swan, G. S. B. (1991). Nesting, egg incubation and hatching by the
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       Eidenmuller, B. (1994). Bemerkungen zur haltung und zucht von Varanus acanthurus
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       Eidenmuller, B. (1997). Warane. Offenbach, Herpeton.

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       Eidenmuller, B., & Wicker, R. (1993). Varanus (Odatria) prasinus beccarii (Doria, 1874), pflege
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       Varanus salvator Laurenti in south Sumatra. Mertensiella, 2, 120-135.

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       Fritz, J. P., & Fritz, B. (1991). Karyotypic characterization of Varanus yemenensis (Reptilia:
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       Green, B., Dryden, G., & Dryden, K. (1991). Field energetics of a large carnivorous lizard,
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