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  • Brazaitis, Peter;Rebólo, George H.;Yamashita, Carlos. 1998. The distribution of Caiman crocodilus crocodilus and Caiman yacare populations in Brazil. Amphibia-Reptilia 19 (2): 193-201.
  • Busack, Stephen D. and Sima Pandya. 2001. Geographic variation in Caiman crocodilus and Caiman yacare (Crocodylia: Alligatoridae): systematic and legal implications. Herpetologica 57 (3):294-312.
  • Cei, J. M. 1993. Reptiles del noroeste, nordeste y este de la Argentina. Museo Regionale Sci. Naturale Torino, Monografie 14: 1-949.
  • Daudin. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Reptiles; ouvrage faisant suit à l'Histoire naturell générale et particulière, composée par Leclerc de Buffon; et rédigee par C.S. Sonnini, membre de plusieurs sociétés savantes. Vol. 2. F. Dufart, Paris [1802], 432 pp.
  • Daudin. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Reptiles; ouvrage faisant suit à l'Histoire naturell générale et particulière, composée par Leclerc de Buffon; et rédigee par C.S. Sonnini, membre de plusieurs sociétés savantes. Vol. 2. F. Dufart, Paris [1802], 432 pp.
  • Donoso-Barros, R. 1974. Contribucion al conocimiento de los cocodrilos de Bolivia Caiman yacare medemi nuevo Aligatorido. Boletín de la Sociedad de Biologia de Concepción 47: 131-143.
  • Duméril, A.M. C. and G. Bibron. 1836. Erpetologie Générale ou Histoire Naturelle Complete des Reptiles. Vol.3. Libr. Encyclopédique Roret, Paris, 528 pp.
  • E. Puértolas and J. I. Canudo. 2011. A new crocodylian from the late Maastrichtian of Spain: Implications for the initial radiation of crocodyloids. PLoS One 6(6):e20011
  • Escobedo-Galván, Armando H., Fabio G. Cupul-Magaña, and Julián A. Velasco. 2011. Misconceptions about the taxonomy and distribution of Caiman crocodilus chiapasius and C. crocodilus fuscus (Reptilia: Crocodylia: Alligatoridae). Zootaxa, issue 3015. 66-68
  • Freiberg & CARVALHO. 1965. El yacare Sudamericano Caiman latirostris (Daudin). Physis. Buenos Aires. 25 (70): 351-360.
  • Fuchs, K. 1971. Die Südamerikanischen Reptilhäute. Das Leder, Darmstadt. 22 (9): 197-213.
  • Fuchs, K. 1974. Die Krokodilhaut; Ein wichtiger Merkmalträger bei der Identifizierung von Krokodil-Arten. Eduard Roether Verlang, Darmstadt. 183 pp.
  • Gray, J. E. 1862. A synopsis of the species of Alligators. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3)10 : 327-331.
  • Günther, A. C. L. G. 1885. Reptilia and Batrachia. Biologia Centrali-Américana. Taylor, & Francis, London, 326 pp. [published in parts from 1885-1902; reprint by the SSAR 1987].
  • Hallmen, M. 2009. Ein Stück vom Paradies. Die Pouso Alegre im brasilianischen Pantanal aus Sicht eines Reptilienfreundes. Teil 2. Reptilia (Münster) 14 (3): 38-46.
  • King, F. W., and R. L. Burke, eds. 1989. Crocodilian, Tuatara, and Turtle Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference
  • Martin, Samuel. 2008. Global diversity of crocodiles (Crocodilia, Reptilia) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595:587–591.
  • Medem, F. 1960. Notes on the Paraguay caiman, Caiman yacare (Daudin). Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum im Berlin 36 (1): 129-142.
  • Medem, F. 1981. Los Crocodylia de Sur America. Vol. 1. Los Crocodylia de Colombia. Ministerio de Educacion Nacional, Bogotá. 354 pp.
  • Medem, F. 1983. Los Crocodylia de Sur America. Vol. 2. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Museo de Historia Natural, Universidad Nacional. Bogotá. 270 pp.
  • Miles, Lee G.; Stacey L. Lance; Sally R. Isberg;  Chris Moran; Travis C. Glenn . 2009. Cross-species amplification of microsatellites in crocodilians: assessment and applications for the future. Conserv Genet. 10:935–954.
  • Natterer, Johann. 1840. Beitrag zur näheren Kenntniss der südamerikanischen Alligatoren, nach gemeinschaftlichen Untersuchungen mit L.J. Fitzinger. Ann. naturhist. Hof. Mus. Wien 2: 311-324.
  • Nickel, H. & Auliya, M. 2004. Krokodile - faszinierende Überlebenskünstler. Draco 5 (20): 4-19.
  • Pinheiro, M.S.; Andreotti E Silva, R. & Santos, S.A. 2001. OBSERVATIONS ON THE THERMAL SELECTION OF THE PANTANAL CAIMAN (Caiman crocodilus yacare) HATCHLINGS (Crocodylia: Alligatoridae). Rev. Brasil. Biol., 61(2): 323-327.
  • Piras, Paolo; Luciano Teresi; Angela D. Buscalioni and Jorge Cubo. 2009. The shadow of forgotten ancestors differently constrains the fate of Alligatoroidea and Crocodyloidea. Global Ecology and Biogeography (Global Ecol. Biogeogr.) 18: 30–40.
  • Scott, N.J.;Aquino, A.L.;Fitzgerald, L.A. 1990. Distribution, habitats, and conservation of the caimans (Alligatoridae) of Paraguay. Vida Silv. Neotrop. 2 (2): 43-51 .
  • Troiano, J.C. 2005. Veterinary crocodilian pathology. Reptilia (GB) (42): 76-80.
  • Trutnau, L. & Sommerlad, R. 2006. Crocodilians. Their natural history and captive husbandry. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 646 pp. [review in Reptilia GB 48: 8-10].
  • Trutnau, L. & Sommerlad, R. 2006. Krokodile - Biologie und Haltung. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 646 pp. [review in Reptilia Münster 11 (6): 95-96].
  • U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2000. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassification of Yacare Caiman in South America From Endangered to Threatened, and the Listing of Two Other Caiman Species as Threatened by Reason of Similarity of Appearance. Federal Register, vol. 65, no. 87. 25867-25881
  • 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.
  • Wermuth, H. and R. Mertens. 1961. Schildkroten, Krokodile Bruckenechsen
  • Wermuth,H. & Fuchs,K. 1978. Bestimmen von Krokodilen und ihrer Häute. Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart - New York, 100 pages, [ISBN 3-437-30268-X].
  • Werning, H. 2005. Caiman yacare (DAUDIN 1802) - Südlicher Brillenkaiman. Reptilia (Münster) 10 (1): 51-54.
  • Willis, Ray E. 2009. Transthyretin gene (TTR) intron 1 elucidates crocodylian phylogenetic relationships. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53 (3): 1049-1054.
  • Winchell, S. 2010. Die Reptilien Argentiniens. Reptilia 15 (83): 20-27.


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