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Bibliography

Bonin, B., B. Devaux, & A. Dupré. 2006. Turtles of the World. Translated by P.C.H. Pritchard. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Boycott, R.C. and Bourquin, O. 2008. Pelomedusa subrufa (Lacépède 1788) – helmeted turtle, helmeted terrapin. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard,
P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., and Iverson, J.B. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A
Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5, pp. 007.1-007.6,
doi:10.3854/crm.5.007.subrufa.v1.2008, http://www.iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt

Boycott, R.C. & O. Bourquin. 2000.
The South African tortoise book: A guide to South African tortoises, terrapins, and turtles. O. Bourquin,
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Branch, B. 2008.
Tortoises Terrapins & Turtles of Africa. Struik Publishers, South Africa.

Büttner, E. 2003. Keeping and breeding the North African helmeted turtle Pelomedusa subrufa olivacea (Schweigger, 1812).
Radiata 12(4): 9-14.

Ernst, C. H. & R. W. Barbour. 1989.
Turtles of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

Ferri, V. 2002.
Turtles and Tortoises. Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY.

Gurley, R. 2003.
Keeping and Breeding Freshwater Turtles. Living Art Publishing, Ada, OK.

Le Gratiet, G. and J. Maran. 2008. Note sur l'estivation en captivité de Pelomedusa subrufa (Lacépède 1788) en Guyane Francaise.
Chéloniens nº10.

Pritchard, P.C.H. 1979.
Encyclopedia of Turtles. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune, FL.

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Turtles of the World Vol. 1: Africa, Europe and Western Asia. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, Germany.



Further Reading & Related Research - Full Text Articles Online
(this list will continue to be updated)

Glass, M., W.W. Burggren, and K. Johansen.1978. Ventilation in an aquatic and terrestrial chelonian reptile. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 72:165-179.
PDF available: http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/reprint/72/1/165

Grafe, T.U., S.K. Kaminsky, J. H. Bitz, H. Lüssow, and K.E. Linsenmair. 2004. Demographic dynamics of the afro-tropical pig-nosed frog, Hemisus marmoratus: effects of
climate and predation on survival and recruitment.
Oecologia. 141:40-46.
PDF available: http://www.bio.usyd.edu.au/SOBS/TEACHING/ecol_04/terrestrial/Grafe%20et%20al%202004.pdf

Herrel, A., J.C. O’Reilly, and A.M. Richmond. 2002. Evolution of bite performance in turtles.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 15:1083–1094.
PDF available: http://webh01.ua.ac.be/funmorph/publications/Herrel%20et%20al%202002%20J%20Evol%20Biol.pdf

Krenz, J.G., G.J.P. Naylor, H.B. Shaffer, and F.J. Janzen. 2005. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution of turtles.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 37:178–191.
PDF available: http://www2.eve.ucdavis.edu/shafferlab/pubs/KrenzMolPhyloEvo2005.pdf

Luiselli, L. & G.C. Akani. 2003.An indirect assessment of the effects of oil pollution on the diversity and functioning of turtle communities in the Niger Delta,
Nigeria.
Animal Biodiversity and Conservation. 26(1):57-65.
PDF available: http://www.bcn.es/museuciencies_fitxers/imatges/FitxerContingut1164.pdf

Noonan, B.P. 2000. Does the phylogeny of pelomedusoid turtles reflect vicariance due to continental drift?
Journal of Biogeography. 27:1245–1249.
Available online: http://66.102.1.104/scholar?hl=en&lr=&q=cache:NZaYD8l2hFUJ:bnoonan.uta.edu/Researchpage/pelo.pdf+

Parham, J.F., C.R. Feldman, and J.L. Boore. 2006.The complete mitochondrial genome of the enigmatic bigheaded turtle (Platysternon): description of unusual
genomic features and the reconciliation of phylogenetic hypotheses based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA.
BMC Evolutionary Biology. 6:11.
PDF available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2148-6-11.pdf

Zardoya, R. and A. Meyer.1998. Cloning and characterization of a microsatellite in the mitochondrial control region of the African side-necked turtle, Pelomedusa
subrufa.
Gene 216:149-153.
PDF available: http://www.evolutionsbiologie.uni-konstanz.de/pdf1-182/P082.pdf

Zardoya, R. and A. Meyer.1998. Complete mitochondrial genome suggests diapsid affinities of turtles.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A. Vol 95(24):14226-31.
PDF available: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/picrender.fcgi?artid=24355&blobtype=pdf

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