Iguana iguana Bibliography (click here to return to main page)







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Alberts,AC (1993). Chemical and behavioral studies of femoral gland secretions in iguanid lizards. Brain Behavior & Evolution 41(3-5): 255-260bio soc

Alberts,AC, Jackintell,LA, Phillips,JA (1994). Effects of chemical and visual exposure to adults on growth, hormones, and behavior of juvenile green iguanas. Physiology & Behavior 55(6): 987-992bio soc

Alberts,AC, Phillips,JA, Werner,DI (1993). Sources of intraspecific variability in the protein-composition of lizard femoral gland secretions. Copeia 1993(3): 775-781bio soc

Alberts,AC, Pratt,NC, Phillips,JA (1992). Seasonal productivity of lizard femoral glands - relationship to social dominance and androgen levels. Physiology & Behavior 51(4): 729-733bio soc

Alberts,AC, Sharp,TR, Werner,DI, Weldon,PJ (1992). Seasonal variation of lipids in femoral gland secretions of male green iguanas (Iguana iguana). Journal of Chemical Ecology 18(5): 703-712eco bio soc

Alberts,AC, Werner,DI (1993). Chemical recognition of unfamiliar conspecifics by green iguanas - functional significance of different signal components. Anim. Behav. 46(1): 197-199bio soc

Anderson,NL (1991). Husbandry and clinical evaluation of Iguana iguana. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 13(8): 1265-1269bio cap vet

Bakhuis,WL (1982). Size and sexual differentiation in the lizard Iguana iguana on a semi-arid island. J. Herpetol. 16(3): 322-325eco bio

Bock,BC, McCracken,GF (1988). Genetic structure and variability in the green iguana (Iguana iguana). J. Herpetol. 22(3): 316-322eco bio

Brust,DG (1985). The physiological and ecological consequences of burrow-dwelling to the green iguana (Iguana iguana). American Zoologist 25(4): 7Aeco soc

Burghardt,GM, Rand,AS (1982). Iguana of the World: Their Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation. Noyes Publications, New Jersey. pp.472eco bio soc bre

Burghardt,GM, Rand,AS (1985). Group size and growth rate in hatchling green iguanas (Iguana iguana). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 18(2): 101-104eco bio soc

Carrier,DR (1989). Ventilatory action of the hypaxial muscles of the lizard Iguana iguana: a function of slow muscle. J. exp. Biol. 143: 435-457bio

Carrier,DR (1990). Activity of the hypaxial muscles during walking in the lizard Iguana iguana. J. exp. Biol. 152: 453-470bio

Cooper,WE (1994). Multiple functions of extraoral lingual behaviour in iguanian lizards: prey capture, grooming and swallowing, but not prey detection. Anim. Behav. 47: 765-775bio soc

Dugan,BA (1982). A field study of the headbob displays of male green iguanas (Iguana iguana): variation in form and context. Anim. Behav. 30: 327-338bio soc

Finol,H; Ogura,M (1977). Estudio sobre los tipos de fibras musculares esqueleticas de la iguana. Ibid 28: 213-219bio

Fitch,HS, Henderson,RW (1977). Age and sex differences, reproduction and conservation of Iguana iguana. Milwaukee Pub. Mus. Contr. Biol. & Geol. 13: 1-21eco bio bre

Frost,DR, Etheridge,R (1989). A phylogenetic analysis and taxonomy of iguanian lizards (Reptilia: squamata). University of Kansas Museum of Natural History, Miscellaneous Publications 81: 1-65eco bio

Gleeson,T; Harrison,JM (1986). Reptilian skeletal muscle: fiber-type composition and enzymatic profile in the lizard, {IIguana iguana}. Copeia 1986(2): 324-332bio

Gleeson,TT; Mitchell,GS; Bennett,AF (1980). Cardiovascular responses to graded activity in the lizards Varanus and Iguana. Am. J. Physiol. 239: R174-R179bio

Harris,DM (1982). Observations on the phenology, growth and survival of the Green Iguana, Iguana iguana in northern Colombia. In: Iguanas of the World: Their Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. (Eds: Burghardt,GM, Rand,AS) Noyes Publishing, New Jersey: 150-161eco bio

Huey,RB, Kingsolver,JG (1993). Evolution of resistance to high temperature in ectotherms. American Naturalist 142, S21-S46 bio soc

Iverson,JB (1982). Adaptations to herbivory in iguanine lizards. In: Iguanas of the World: Their Biology, Ecology & Conservation. (Eds: Burghardt,GM, Rand,AS) Noyes Publishing, Park Ridge, NJ: 60-76eco bio

Kline,LW (1983). A long-term study of the tooth replacement phenomenon in the green iguana, Iguana iguana. American Zoologist 23(4): 915bio

Kline,LW (1983). The tooth replacement phenomenon and growth in the green iguana, Iguana iguana. Experimentia 39(6): 595-596bio

Kline,LW, Cullum,DR (1985). Tooth replacement and growth in the young green iguana, Iguana iguana. Journal of Morphology 186(3): 265-269bio

Kline,LW, Cummum,D (1984). A long-term study of the tooth replacement phenomenon in the young green iguana, Iguana iguana. J. Herpetol. 18(2): 176-185bio

Lichenbelt,WDV (1993). Optimal foraging of a herbivorous lizard, the green iguana, in a seasonal environment. Oecologia 95(2): 246-256eco bio soc

Licht,P, Moberly,WR (1965). Thermal requirements of embryonic development in the tropical lizard Iguana iguana. Copeia 1965: 515-517bio bre

Mader,DR (Ed.) (1996). Reptile Medicine and Surgery. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia. pp.512bio cap vet

McBee,RH, McBee,VH (1982). The hindgut fermentation in the green iguana, Iguana iguana. In: Iguanas of the World: Their Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. (Eds: Burghardt,GM, Rand,AS) Noyes Publishing, Park Ridge, New Jersey: 77-83bio vet

Moberly,WR (1964). Metabolism of Iguana iguana as a function of temperature and exercise. American Zoologist 4: 391-392bio soc

Moberly,WR (1966). The physiological correlates of activity in the common Iguana, Iguana iguana. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. pp.123bio soc

Moberly,WR (1968). The metabolic responses of the common iguana, Iguana iguana, to activity under restraint. Ibid. 27: 1-20bio soc

Moberly,WR (1968). The metabolic responses of the common iguana, Iguana iguana, to walking and diving. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B 27: 21-32bio soc

Montgomery,GG (1978). The Ecology of Arboreal Folivores. Smithsonian Inst. Press, Washington, D.C. pp.574eco bio

Müller,H (1968). Untersuchunger über Wachstum und Altersvertalung einer population der Grünen Leguans Iguana iguana iguana L. (Reptilia: Iguanidae). Mittl. Inst. Colombo-Alemën Invest. Cient. 2: 57-65bio bre

Oldham,JC, Smith,HM (1975). Laboratory Anatomy of the Iguana. W.C. Brown Co. Publishers, Dubuque, Iowa. pp.106bio vet

Packard,MJ, Phillips,JA, Packard,GC (1992). Sources of mineral for green iguanas (Iguana iguana) developing eggs exposed to different hydric environments. Copeia 1992(3): 851-858bio bre

Paulson,DR (1967). Ontogenetic change of food habits in iguanas. Organ. Trop. Stud. Field Problem Rept. Ciudad Universitaria, Costa Ricaeco bio soc

Phillips,JA, Alexander,N, Karesh,WB, Millar,R, Lasley,BL (1985). Stimulating male sexual behavior with repetitive pulses of GNRH in female iguanas, Iguana iguana. Journal of Experimental Zoology 234(3): 481-484bio bre

Phillips,JA, Frye,F, Bercovitz,A, Calle,P, Millar,R, Rivier,J, Lasley,BL (1987). Exogenous GNRH overrides the endogenous annual reproductive rhythm in green iguanas, Iguana iguana. Journal of Experimental Zoology 241(2): 227-236bio bre

Phillips,JA, Garel,A, Packard,GC, Packard,MJ (1990). Influence of moisture and temperature on eggs and embryos of green iguanas (Iguana iguana). Herpetologica 46(2): 238-245bio bre

Pratt,NC, Alberts,AC, Fultonmedler,KG, Phillips,JA (1929). Behavioral, physiological, and morphological components of dominance and mate attraction in male green iguanas. Zoo Biology 11(3): 153-163bio soc bre

Pratt,NC, Phillips,JA, Alberts,AC, Bolda,KS (1994). Functional versus physiological puberty - an analysis of sexual bimaturism in the green iguana (Iguana iguana). Anim. Behav. 47(5): 1101-1114bio

Rand,AS (1972). The temperatures of iguana nests and their relation to the incubation optima and to nesting sites and season. Herpetologica 28(3): 252-253bio bre

Rand,AS (1978). Reptilian arboreal folivores. In: The Ecology of Arboreal Folivores. (Ed: Montgomery,GG) Smithsonian Inst. Press, Washington, D.C.: 115-122eco bio soc

Rand,AS (1990). The diet of a generalized folivore: Iguana iguana in Panama. J. Herpetol. 24(2): 211-214eco bio soc

Rensch,B, Adrian-Hinsberg,C (1973). Die visuelle Lernkapazität von Leguanen. Z. Tierpsychol. 20: 34-42bio soc

Ricklefs,RE, Cullen,J (1973). Embryonic growth of the green iguana Iguana iguana. Copeia 1973(2): 296-305bio bre

Rivas,JA, Avila,TM (1996). Sex identification in juvenile green iguanas (Iguana iguana) by cloacal analysis. Copeia 1996(1): 219-221bio

Rodda,G (1991). Sexing Iguana iguana. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 26: 173-175bio

Sokol,OM (1967). Herbivory in lizards. Evolution 21(1): 192-194eco bio

Sokol,OM (1971). Lithophagy and geophagy in reptiles. J. Herpetol. 5(1): 69-71bio soc

Svihla,A, Svihla,RD (1952). Bipedal locomotion in the iguana, Iguana tuberculata. Copeia 1952: 119bio soc

Swanson,PL (1950). The iguana Iguana iguana iguana (L.). Herpetologica 6(7): 187-193eco bio soc bre

Tosini,G, Menaker,M (1996). The pineal complex and melatonin affect the expression of the daily rhythm of behavioral thermoregulation in the green iguana. J. Comp. Physiol. 179(1): 135-142bio soc

Troyer,K (1982). Transfer of fermentative microbes between generations in a herbivorous lizard. Science 216: 540-542bio soc

Troyer,K (1984). Structure and function of the digestive tract of a herbivorous lizard, Iguana iguana. Physiol. Zool. 57(1): 1-8bio

Troyer,K (1987). Small differences in daytime body temperature affect digestion of natural food in a herbivorous lizard (Iguana iguana). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 87: 623-626bio soc

Troyker,K (1982). Behavior and physiological adaptations for herbivory in a neotropical lizard, Iguana iguana. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Davis. pp.149bio soc

Tucker,VA (1966). Oxygen transport by the circulatory system of the green iguanas (Iguana iguana) at different body temperatures. J. exp. Biol. 44: 77-92bio

Van Devender,RW (1982). Growth and ecology of spiny-tailed and green iguanas in Costa Rica, with comments on the evolution of herbivory and large body size. In: Iguanas of the World: Their Behavior, Ecology & Conservation. (Eds: Burghardt,GM, Rand,AS) Noyes Publishing, Park Ridge, New Jersey: 162-183eco bio

van Marken Lichtenbelt,WD (1992). Digestion in an ectothermic herbivore, the green iguana (Iguana iguana) - effect of food composition and body temperature. Physiol. Zool. 65(3): 649-673bio

van Marken Lichtenbelt,WD, De Jager,CM (1988). Het opzetten van een leguanenkwekerij. Caribbean Marine Biological Institution Report, Curaçao, Netherlands Antillesbio

van Marken Lichtenbelt,WD; Wouter,D; Vogel,JT; Wesselingh,RA (1997). Energetic consequences of field body temperatures in the green iguana. Ecology 78: 297-307eco bio soc

van Roon,DH (1976). Verzorging en voortplanting van de Groene Leguaan Iguana i. iguana (Linnaeus, 1758) in gevangenschap. Lacerta 34: 71-77bio bre

von Bagh,S (1962). Die Zucht des Grünen Leguans (Iguana i. iguana) in hohen Norden. Aquar. Terrar. Z. 15: 244-247bio bre

Weldon,PJ, Dunn,BS, McDaniel,CA, Werner,DI (1990). Lipids in the femoral gland secretions of the green iguana (Iguana iguana). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B 95(3): 541-543bio

Werner,DI (1988). The effect of varying water potential on body weight, yolk and fat bodies in neonate green iguanas. Copeia 1988(2): 406-411bio bre


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