Longevity Records
Life Spans of Mammals, Birds, Amphibians, Reptiles, and Fish

Amphibians and Reptiles


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[3]Burton, M. and R. Burton, 1975. Encyclopedia of Reptiles, Amphibians and Other Cold-Blooded Animals. New York: BPC Publishing Ltd.
[4]Castanet, J., D.G. Newman, and H. Saint-Girons, 1988. Skeletochronological data on the growth, age, and population structure of the tuatara, Sphenodon punctatus, on Stephens and Lady Alice Islands, New Zealand. Herpetologica 44: 25-37.
[5]Flower, M.S.S., 1925. Contributions to our knowledge of the duration of life in vertebrate animals - III. Reptiles. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1925(2): 911-981.
[6]Frazer, N.B., J.W. Gibbons, and J.L. Greene, 1990. Life tables of a slider turtle population, in Life History and Ecology of the Slider Turtle, J.W. Gibbons, Editor. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institute Press. .
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[8]Tyning, T.F., 1990. A Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles, 1 ed. Boston: Little, Brown and Company.
[9]Wilbur, H.M., 1975. The evolutionary and mathematical demography of the turtle, Chrysemys picta. Ecology 56: 64-77.
[10]Zug, G.R., 1993. Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles. San Diego: Academic Press.

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