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  • CONANP-SEMARNAP 2000. Programa de Manejo Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna Islas del Golfo de California. SEMARNAP. México.
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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.
  • Felger, R. S. y Moser, M. B. 1985. People of the desert and sea: Ethnobotany of the Seri Indians. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, Arizona.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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