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  • Hedges, S. B., A. Estrada, and L. Diaz. 1999. New snake (Tropidophis) from western Cuba. Copeia 1999:376-381
  • Hedges, S. B., C. Hass, and T. Maugel. 1989. Physiological color change in snakes. Journal of Herpetology 23:450-455
  • Hedges, S. B., O. H. Garrido, and L. M. Diaz. 2001. A new banded snake of the genus Tropidophis (Tropidophiidae) from north-central Cuba. Journal of Herpetology 35:615-617
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  • Iverson, J. B. 1986. Notes on the natural history of the Caicos Islands dwarf boa, Tropidophis greenwayi. Caribbean Journal of Science 22:191-198.
  • Marques, O. A. V. and I. Sazima. 2008. Winding to and fro: constriction in the snake Anilius scytale. Herpetological Bulletin 103:29-31
  • McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. xi + 511
  • Meylan, P. A. 1996. Pleistocene amphibians and reptiles from the Leisey Shell Pit, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 37:273-297
  • Olson, S. L., ed. 1982. Fossil Vertebrates from the Bahamas. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, USA
  • Rehák, I. 1987. Color change in the snake Tropidophis feicki (Reptilia: Squamata: Tropidophidae). Vestnk Ceskoslovenske Spolecnosti Zoologicke 51:300-303.
  • Reynolds, R. G. 2011. Status, conservation, and introduction of amphibians and reptiles in the Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies. Pages 377-406 in A. Hailey, B. Wilson, and J. Horrocks, editors. Conservation of Caribbean Island Herpetofaunas. Volume 2: Regional Accounts of the West Indies. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Reynolds, R. G., M. L. Niemiller, and L. J. Revell. 2014. Toward a Tree-of-Life for the boas and pythons: multilocus species-level phylogeny with unprecedented taxon sampling. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 71:201-213
  • Rieppel, O. 2012. “Regressed” Macrostomatan Snakes. Fieldiana Life and Earth Sciences 5:99-103
  • Rivalta, V., A. González, and L. Rodríguez. 2013. Collection of herpetology of the institute of ecology and systematics, La Habana, Cuba. Family Tropidophiidae, Genus Tropidophis. Revista Colombiana de Ciencia Animal 5:282-300
  • Schwartz, A. 1957. A new species of boa (genus Tropidophis) from western Cuba. American Museum Novitates 1839:1-8
  • Schwartz, A. 1975. Variation in the Antillean boid snake Tropidophis haetianus Cope. Journal of Herpetology 9:303-311
  • Schwartz, A. and R. J. Marsh. 1960. A review of the pardalis-maculatus complex of the boid genus Tropidophis of the West Indies. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 123:49-84
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  • Stull, O. G. 1928. A revision of the genus Tropidophis. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan 195:1-49
  • Szyndlar, Z. and W. Böhme. 1996. Redescription of Tropidonotus atavus von Meyer, 1855 from the Upper Oligocene of Rott (Germany) and its allocation to Rottophis gen. nov. (Serpentes, Boidae). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 240:145-161
  • Szyndlar, Z., R. Smith, and J.-C. Rage. 2008. A new dwarf boa (Serpentes, Booidea,‘Tropidophiidae’) from the Early Oligocene of Belgium: a case of the isolation of Western European snake faunas. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 152:393-406
  • Thomas, R. 1963. Cayman Islands Tropidophis (Reptilia, Serpentes). Breviora 195:1-8
  • Tolson, P. J. and R. W. Henderson. 2006. An overview of snake conservation in the West Indies. Applied Herpetology 3:345-356
  • Torres, J., C. Pérez-Penichet, and O. Torres. 2014. Predation attempt by Tropidophis melanurus (Serpentes, Tropidophiidae) on Anolis porcus (Sauria, Dactyloidae). Herpetology Notes 7:527-529
  • Torres, J., O. J. Torres, and R. Marrero. 2013. Autohemorrage in Tropidophis xanthogaster (Serpentes:Tropidophiidae) from Guanahacabibes, Cuba. Herpetology Notes 6:579-581
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  • Zaher, H. 1994. Les Tropidopheoidea (Serpentes: Alethinophidea) sont-ils reellement monophyletiques? Arugments en faveur de leur polyphyletisme. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences Paris 317:471–478

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