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







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Alberts,AC (1990). Environmental influences and chemical signalling in desert and green iguanas. American Zoologist 30(4): 11A eco soc

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

Bates,M (1967). Night and the iguana. Natural History 76(10): 22-23eco soc

Burghardt,GM (1977). Of iguanas and dinosaurs: social behavior and communication in neonate reptiles. American Zoologist 17: 177-190soc

Burghardt,GM, Greene,HW, Rand,AS (1977). Social behavior in hatchling green iguanas - life at a reptile rookery. Science 195: 689-691soc

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

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

Drummond,H, Burghardt,GM (1982). Orientation in dispersing hatchling green iguanas, Iguana iguana. In: Iguanas of the World: Their Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. (Eds: Burghardt,GM, Rand,AS) Noyes Publishing, New Jersey: 271-291eco soc bre

Drummond,H, Burghardt,GM (1983). Nocturnal and diurnal nest emergence in green iguanas. J. Herpetol. 17(3): 290-292eco soc bre

Dugan,BA (1977). The social behavior of the green iguana (Iguana iguana). In: Animal Behavior Society Meeting, Pennysylvia State University: A274soc

Dugan,BA (1980). A field study of the social structure, mating system and display behavior of the green iguana (Iguana iguana). Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. pp.171soc bre

Dugan,BA (1982). The mating behavior of the green iguana, Iguana iguana. In: Iguanas of the World: Their Behavior, Ecology & Conservation. (Eds: Burghardt,GM, Rand,AS) Noyes Publishing, Park Ridge, New Jersey: 320-341soc bre

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

Dugan,BA; Rand,AS; Burghardt,GH; Bock,B (1981). Interactions between nesting crocodiles and iguanas. J. Herpetol. 15(4): 409-414eco soc bre

Greene,HW, Burghardt,GM, Dugan,BA, Rand,AS (1978). Predation and the defensive behavior of green iguanas (Reptilia, Lacertilia, Iguanidae). J. Herpetol. 12(2): 169-176eco soc

Henderson,RW (1974). Aspects of the ecology of the juvenile common iguana (Iguana iguana). Herpetologica 30(4): 327-332eco soc

Hirth,HF (1963). Some aspects of the natural history of Iguana iguana in a tropical strand. Ecology 44(3): 613-615eco soc

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

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

Loftin,H, Tyson,E (1965). Iguanas as carrion eaters. Copeia 1965(4): 515soc

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, Rand,AS, Sunquist,ME (1973). Post-nesting movements of iguanas from a nesting aggregation. Copeia 1973(3): 620-622eco soc bre

Mora,JM (1991). Comparative grouping behavior of juvenile ctenosaurs and iguanas. J. Herpetol. 25(2): 244-246eco soc

Müller,H (1972). Ökologische und ethologische studien an Iguana iguana L. (Reptilia: Iguanidae) in Kolumbien. Zool. Beiträge 18: 109-131eco soc

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

Phillips,JA (1990). Iguana iguana: a model species for studying the ontogeny of behavior/hormone interactions. Journal of Experimental Zoology supp4: 167-169soc vet

Phillips,JA (1995). Does cadence of Iguana iguana displays facilitate individual recognition. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 37(5): 337-342eco soc

Phillips,JA, Alberts,AC, Pratt,NC (1993). Differential resource use, growth, and the ontogeny of social relationships in the green iguana. Physiology & Behavior 53(1): 81-88eco soc

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

Prestrude,AM, Crawford,FT (1970). Tonic immobility in the lizard, Iguana iguana. Anim. Behav. 18: 391-395soc

Rand,AS (1968). A nesting aggregation of iguanas. Copeia 1968(3): 552-561soc 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

Rand,AS; Dugan,BA (1983). Structure of complex iguana nests. Copeia 1983(3): 705-711eco soc bre

Rand,AS, Font,E, Ramos,D, Werner,DI, Bock,BC (1989). Home range in green iguanas (Iguana iguana) in Panama. Copeia 1989(1): 217-221eco soc

Rand,AS, Rand,WM (1978). Display and dispute settlement in nesting iguanas. In: Behavior and Neurology of Lizards: an Interdisciplinary Colloquium. (Eds: Greenberg,N, MacLean,PD) N.I.M.H., Rockville, Maryland: 245-251 soc bre

Rand,WM, Rand,AS (1976). Agonistic behavior in nesting iguanas: a stochastic analysis of dispute settlement dominated by the minimization of energy cost. Z. Tierpsychol. 40: 279-299soc bre

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

Rodda,G (1992). The mating behavior of Iguana iguana. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 534: 1-40soc bre

Rodda,GH, Grajal,A (1987). The nesting behavior of the green iguana, Iguana iguana, in the llanos of Venezuela. American Zoologist 27(4): 44Aeco soc bre

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 (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

van Marken Lichtenbelt,WD (1991). Energetics of the green iguana, Iguana iguana, in a semi-arid environment. Ph.D. Dissertation, State University of Groningen, The Netherlandseco soc

van Marken Lichtenbelt,WD, Wesselingh,RA, Vogel,JT, Albers,KBM (1993). Energy budgets in free-living green iguanas in a seasonal environment. Ecology 74(4): 1157-1172eco soc

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

Werner,DI, Baker,EM, Gonzalez,ED, Sosa,IR (1987). Kinship recognition and grouping in hatchling green iguanas. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 21(2): 83-89eco soc


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