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  • Beaman,K.R.; Hollingsworth,B.D.; Lawler, H.E. & Lowe,C.H. 1997. Bibliography of Sauromalus (Duméril 1856), the Chuckwallas. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (116): 1-44.
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  • Case, T. J. 1982. Ecology and evolution of the insular giant chuckwallas, Sauromalus hispidus and Sauromalus varius En: Iguanas of the world: Their behavior, ecology and conservation Noyes Publications. .
  • Etheridge,R. 1982. Checklist of the Iguanine and Malagasy Iguanid Lizards. In: Burghardt,G.M. & Rand, A.S., eds., Iguanas of the World. Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, pp. 7-37.
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  • Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed. 1993. Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies. Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17. iv + 73
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  • Grismer, L. L., Beaman, K. R. y Lawler, H. E. 1995. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles. (615). EE. UU.
  • Hollingsworth, B. D. 1998. The systematics of Chuckwallas (Sauromalus) with a phylogenetic analysis of other iguanid lizards. Herpetological Monographs 12: 38-191.
  • Hollingsworth, B. D. 1998. The systematics of chuckwallas (Sauromalus) with a phylogenetic analysis of another iguanid lizards. Herpetological Monographs. 12: 144-150.
  • Holotype: Stejneger, L. 1891. Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 14: 409.
  • Paratype: Stejneger, L. 1891. Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 14: 409.
  • Smits, A. W. 1985. Behavioral and dietary responses to aridity in the chuckwalla, Sauromalus hispidus. Journal of Herpetology. 19: 441-449.
  • Stejneger, L. 1891. Description of a new North American lizard of the genus Sauromalus. Proc. US Natl. Mus. 14: 409-411.
  • Sylber, C. K. 1985. Eggs and hatchlings of the yellow giants chuckwalla and the black giant chuckwalla in captivity. Herpetological Review. 16: 18-21.
  • Sylber, C. K. 1988. Feeding habits of the lizard Sauromalus varius and S. hispidus in the Gulf of California. Journal of Herpetology. (22) : 413-424.
  • Uetz P. (2013). TIGR Reptile Database (version Oct 2007). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 11th March 2013 (Roskov Y., Kunze T., Paglinawan L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Hernandez F., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Reading, UK.
  • Werning, H. 2002. DER STACHELIGE RIESENCHUCKWALLA SAUROMALUS hISPIDUS STEJNEGER 1877: BIOLOGIE, FReilandbeobachtungen und europäische Erstnachzucht. Salamandra 38 (1): 27-44.
  • Wölfel, H. 2006. Chuckwallas - The genus Sauromalus with notes on keeping and breeding Sauromalus ater. Reptilia (GB) (48): 35-42.
  • Zorn, H. 2004. Die Wüste im eigenen Haus. Reptilia (Münster) 9 (4): 41-44.


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