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Uromastyx  Literature

Books, Magazines, and Pamphlets

Basic Care of Uromastyx is available at pet stores. © 1995 Philippe de Vosjoli
Part of The Herpetocultural Library Basic Care Series.
de Vosjoli is the President & Founder of The American Federation of Herpetoculturists

How to Establish Ornate Uromastyx article was published by AFH {see above} in the
VIVARIUM's Nov.-Dec., 1995 issue. Vol. 7 No. 3
Back issues cost $7.00. For a review see HerpLit

Repta~Care Sheet #11 available at pet stores. © 1992 Creative Surprizes, {Egyptian Uromastyx} by Mitch Whyte & David Breen

MASTIGURES : Spinytail Agamids of the Genus Uromastyx by Ribello Bertoni article was published in Reptile & Amphibian Magazine's Sept.-Oct., 1995 issue.
Back issues or reprints can be obtained by calling (717) 622-6050 or 5858 {fax}.
Back issues cost $4.00 while a B/W photocopy of the article costs $1.00.

Uromastyx & Butterfly Agamids by Jerry G. Walls is available at pet stores. © 1996 T.F.H. Publications, Inc.

Dornschwanzagamen - Lebensweise, Pflege und Zucht  
This little book written by Thomas Wilms has information concerning the biology, systhematics, and breeding of Uromastyx lizards.
Currently it is only available in German, but will some day be published in English. ISBN : 3-9802892-5-7

Bumps on Uromastyx {Hard Bump Disease} by Douglas R. Mader  published in REPTILES magazine's March 1997 issue.

General Reference Books About Lizards
With Uromastyx Information

All About Lizards by Robert G. Sprackland Jr.

Lizards In Captivity by Richard H. Wynne

The Care Of Reptiles And Amphibians In Captivity by Chris Mattison

Uromastyx Related Scientific Literature

1.Williams, Joseph B.; Tieleman, B. Irene; Shobrak, Mohammed. Lizard burrows provide thermal refugia for Larks in the Arabian Desert. Condor, v.101, n.3, Aug., 1999.:714-717.

2.Abu Zinada, Najwa Y.. On atractis species: A nematode from the caecum of dabb-lizard, Uromystax aegyptius (Anderson, 1896) in Saudi Arabia. Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology, v.29, n.1, April, 1999.:21-24.

3.Kordges, Thomas. The reptile fauna of the Thumamah Nature Park near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Reptilia). Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden), v.21, n.1-17 SUPPL., Aug. 30, 1998.:67-83. Language: German;

4.Bringsoe, Henrik. Observations on growth and longevity in Uromastyx aegyptia (FORSSKAL, 1775) in the Negev Desert, southern Israel (Reptilia: Sauria: Agamidae). Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden), v.21, n.1-17 SUPPL., Aug. 30, 1998.:19-21.

5.Seligmann, Herve. Evidence that minor directional asymmetry is functional in lizard hindlimbs. Journal of Zoology (London), v.245, n.2, June, 1998.:205-208.

6.Zari, Talal A.. Effects of sexual condition on food consumption and temperature selection in the herbivorous desert lizard, Uromastyz philbyi. Journal of Arid Environments, v.38, n.3, March, 1998.:371-377. Article Text: (Academic Press)

7.Bobrov, V. V.. On the boundary between the Palearctic and Indomalayan faunistic kingdoms in the mainland part of Asia, with special reference to distribution of lizards (Reptilia, Sauria). Izvestiya Akademii Nauk Seriya Biologicheskaya (Moscow), v.0, n.5, Sept.-Oct., 1997.:580-591.Language: Russian.

8.Boehme, Wolfgang. A note on the gender of the genus Podarcis (Sauria: Lacertidae). Bonner Zoologische Beitraege, v.47, n.1-2, Sept., 1997.:187-188.

9.Zari, Talal A.. Effects of body mass and temperature on standard metabolic rate of the herbivorous desert lizard Uromastyx philbyi. Journal of Arid Environments, v.33, n.4, 1996.:457-461. Article Text: (Academic Press)

10.Joger, Ulrich; Lambert, Michael R. K.. Analysis of the herpetofauna of the Republic of Mali: I. Annotated inventory, with description of a new Uromastyx (Sauria: Agamidae). Journal of African Zoology, v.110, n.1, 1996.:21-51.

11.Robinson, Michael D.. Food plants and energetics of the herbivorous lizard, Uromastyx aegyptius microlepis, in Kuwait. Journal of the University of Kuwait (Science), v.22, n.2, 1995.:255-261.

12.Kueppers-Heckhausen, Christof; Ackermann, Thomas. Husbandry and breeding of Uromastyx hardwickii. Salamandra, v.31, n.2, 1995.:65-78. Language: German; Pub type: REVIEW; TAXONOMIC REVIEW; TAXONOMY

13.Al-Ghamdi, M. S.; Jones, J. F. X.; Taylor, E. W.. Central control of respiration and the heart in the anaesthetized agamid lizard, Uromastyx microlipes. Journal of Physiology (Cambridge), v.483P, n.0, 1995.:6P. Conference: Meeting of the Physiological Society, Pub type: CONFERENCE LITERATURE;

14.Hallermann, Jakob. The morphology of the ethmoidal region of the Iguania (Squamata): A comparative anatomical study. Bonner Zoologische Monographien, v.0, n.35, 1994.:1-133. Language: German

15.BOOK. Goodman, S M; Hobbs, J J; Brewer, D J. Nimir Cave: Morphology and fauna of a cave in the Egyptian Eastern Desert. Heine, K. (Ed.). Palaeoecology of Africa and the Surrounding Islands, Vol. 23. vii+240p. A. A. Balkema: Rotterdam, Netherlands; Brookfield, Vermont, USA. ISBN 90-5410-154-7. 1992:73-90

16.Foley, W J; Bouskila, A; Shkolnik, A; Choshniak, I. Microbial digestion in the herbivorous lizard Uromastyx aegyptius (Agamidae). Journal of Zoology (London), v.226, n.3, 1992:387-398

17.Disi, A M. A contribution to the herpetofauna of Jordan: 4. Lizards of Jordan. Zoology in the Middle East, v.5, 1991:25-36

18.Joger, U. A molecular phylogeny of Agamid lizards. Copeia, v.1991, n.3, 1991:616-622

19.Zari, T A. The influence of body mass and temperature on the standard metabolic rate of the herbivorous desert lizard, Uromastyx microlepis. Journal of Thermal Biology, v.16, n.3, 1991:129-134

20.Wheeler, S. Husbandry of the Spiny-Tailed Agamas Uromastyx-Acanthinurus and Uromastyx-Aegyptius at Oklahoma City Zoo Oklahoma Usa International Zoo Yearbook, v.29, 1990:70-74

21.Schaetti, B. Amphibians and reptiles from the North Yemen and Djibouti. Revue Suisse de Zoologie, v.96, n.4, 1989:905-938 Language: German

22.Hassl, A; Hassl, D. Chemical-analytical and electrophoretic studies on sera from Uromastyx acanthinurus Bell, 1825 (Sauria, Agamidae). Amphibia-Reptilia, v.9, n.2, 1988:181-188 Language: German

23.Krabbe-Paulduro, U; Paulduro, E Jr. Care and breeding in captivity of the African mastigure, Uromastyx acanthinurus Bell, 1825 (Sauria, Agamidae). Salamandra, v.24, n.1, 1988:27-40 Language: German

24.Taib, N T. Histochemical characterization of the sublingual salivary glands of the spiny-tailed lizard, Uromastyx microlepis. Copeia, v.1988, n.2, 1988:308-313

25.Jarrar, B M; Taib, N T. The histochemistry of the labial salivary glands of the spiny-tailed lizard Uromastyx microlepis (Blandford). Amphibia-Reptilia, v.8, n.1, 1987:59-68

26.Taib, N T; Jarrar, B M. Histochemical studies on the lingual salivary glands of the spiny-tailed lizard Uromastyx microlepis. Bulletin of the Institute of Zoology Academia Sinica (Taipei), v.24, n.2, 1985:203-212


28.Arnold, E N. Ecology of lowland lizards in the eastern United Arab Emirates. Journal of Zoology (London), v.204, n.3,:329-354

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