(This is only a very little extract of the 300-pages Bibliotheca Cordyliformium) References added to the bibliography are red.
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[1280] Waal, S. W. P. de (1978): The Squamata (Reptilia) of the Orange Free State, South Africa.

[1281] Wagler, Johann Georg (1830): Natürliches System der Amphi­bien mit vorangehender Classification der Säugethiere und Vögel. Ein Beitrag zur vergleichenden Zoologie.
[
1282] Wagler, Johann Georg (1828–1833): Descriptiones et Icones Amphibiorum.

Wagner, Philipp (2010): Gerrhosaurus bulsi (Das Portrait - der Kurzbericht zum Titelbild). – Sauria (Berlin), 32 (3): 1-2. [#9149]
Wagner, Philipp & Wolfgang Böhme (2007): Herpetofauna Kakamegensis - The amphibians and reptiles of Kakamega Forest, western Kenya. - Bonner zoologische Beiträge, 55 (2): 123-150. [#9276; Chamaesaura anguina]
Wagner, Philipp, Dennis Rödder, Thomas M. Wilms (2012): New data on the morphology and natural history of
Tetradactylus ellenbergeri (Angel, 1922) (Sauria: Gerrhosauridae) and Trachylepis ivensii (Bocage, 1879) (Sauria: Scincidae) in northeastern Zambia. – Bonn zoological Bulletin, 61 (1): 35-40. [#09865. New observations regarding the morphology, behavior and habitat, and distribution data.]

[1283] Wahungu, G. M., E. N. Mumia & V. N. Nzau (2004): An analysis of the niche of two sympatric lizard species
Gerrhosaurus flavigularis and Latastia longicauda at an arid savannah habitat in Kenya.

[
1284] Wallace, A. Russel (1876): Geographische Verbreitung der Thiere.

[1285] Walt, P. T. van der (1992): Spesies aangepas om in Namib te oorleef. – Specialists of the Namib.

[1286] Wardt, S. T. van der, M. J. L. Kik, P. S. J. Klaver, M. Janse & A. C. Beynen (1999):Calcium Balance in Drakensberg Crag Lizards (
Pseu­docordylus melanotus melanotus; Cordylidae).

[1287] Wareham, David C. (1993): The Reptile and Amphibian Keeper’s Dictionary. An A–Z of Herpetology.

Wegner, G., K. M. Howell, T. R. B. Davenport & N. D. Burgess (2009): The Forgotton 'Coastal Forests' of Mtwara, Tanzania: A Biologically Impoverished and Yet Important Ecosystem. – J. East Afr. Nat. Hist., 98 (2): 167-209. [#9696]

[1288] Welch, Kenneth R. G. (1982): Herpetology of Africa: A checklist and bibliography of the orders Amphisbaenia, Sauria and Serpentes.
[1289] Welch, Kenneth R. G. (Ed.) (1987): Handbook on the Maintenance of Reptiles in Captivity.
[1290] Welch, Kenneth R. G. (1994): Lizards of the World, A Checklist – 5. Agamidae, Chamaeleonidae, Cordylidae and Gerrhosauridae.

[
1291] Weldon, Paul J. & D. Bagnall (1987): A survey of polar and nonpolar skin lipids from lizards by thin-layer chromatography.

[
1292] Wellehan, James F. X., D. K. Nichols, L.-L. Li & V. Kapur (2004): Three novel herpesviruses associated with stomatitis in Sudan plated lizards (Gerrhosaurus major) and a black-lined plated lizard (Gerrhosaurus nigro­lineatus).

[1293] Welzel, Andreas (1981):
Cordylus giganteus.

[1294] Wermuth, Heinz (1966): Gürtelechsen.
[1295] Wermuth, Heinz (1968): Cordylidae (Cordylinae + Gerrho­saurinae). — In: Mertens, R. & W. Hennig (Ed.): Das Tierreich: Eine Zu­sammenstellung und Kennzeichnung der rezenten Tierformen. Liste der rezen­ten Amphibien und Reptilien, Lieferung 87.

[
1296] Werner, F.[ranz Josef] (1898): Reptilien und Batrachier aus Süd-Afrika.
[1297] Werner, F. (1902): Über Westafrikanische Reptilien. Windhoek, Deutsch-Südwestafrika.
[1298] Werner, F. (1906): Neue Reptilien aus Deutsch-Ostafrika.
[
1299] Werner, F. (1908): Ergebnisse der mit Subvention aus der Erbschaft Treitl unternommenen zoologischen Forschungsreise Dr. Franz Werner’s nach dem ägyptischen Sudan und Nord-Uganda. XII. Die Reptilien und Amphibien.
[1300] Werner, Franz (1910): Reptilia et Amphibia. — In: Schultze, L. (Ed.): Zoologische und Anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903–1905 […]. Vertebrata. (B).
[1301] Werner, Fr. (1915): Reptilia und Amphibia. — In: Michaelsen, W. (Ed.): Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Land- und Süßwasserfauna Deutsch-Südwest­afrikas. Ergebnisse der Hamburger deutsch-südwestafrikanischen Studienreise 1911. Lieferung 3.

Werning, Heiko (2007): Ferien auf dem Bauernhof, die Echsenfarm “Agama International Inc.” von Bert Langerwerf.  — Reptilia (Münster), Nr. 68, 12 (6): 75-84. [#8220]

[1302] Wesiak, Klaus & D. Vogel (1993): Einige Daten zur Haltung und Nachzucht des Panzergürtelschweifs Cordylus cataphractus Boie, 1828.

[1303] Wever, Ernest Glen (1970): The lizard Ear:
Cordylus, Platysaurus and Gerrhosaurus.
[1304] Wever, Ernest Glen (1978): The Reptile Ear. It’s Structure and Function.

[
1305] Wheeler, P. E. (1986): Thermal acclimation of metabolism and preferred body temperature in lizards.

[1306] Whiting, Alison S., A. M. Bauer & J. W. Sites (2003): Phylo­genetic relationships and limb loss in sub-Saharan African scincine lizards (Squamata: Scincidae).

[1307] Whiting, Martin J. (1998): Increasing Lizard Capture Success Using Baited Glue Traps.
[1308] Whiting, Martin J. (1999): When to be neighbourly: differential agonistic responses in the lizard
Platysaurus broadleyi.
[1309] Whiting, Martin J. (2000): The Augrabies Flat Lizard. — In: Walt, P. van der (Ed.): Augrabies Splendour: A Guide to the Natural History of the Augrabies Falls National Park and the Riemvasmaak Wildlife Area.
[1310] Whiting, Martin J. (2002):Field experiments on intersexual differences in predation risk and escape behaviour in the lizard
Platysaurus broadleyi.
Whiting, M. J. (2002): Reptiles. —  In: Augrabies Falls National Park, Travel Guide - published by South African National Parks. p. 20-23.
Whiting, M. J. (2007): Foraging mode in the African cordylids and plasticity of foraging behavior in
Platysaurus broadleyi. (p. 405-426) —  In: Reilly, S. M. et al. (eds): Lizard Ecology. 2007, Cambridge Univ. Press, 531 pp.
[1311] Whiting, Martin J. & G. J. Alexander (2001):Oil Spills and Glue: a Comment on the Sticky Sampling Problem for Lizards.
[1312] Whiting, Martin J. & P. W. Bateman (1999): Male Preference for Large Females in the Lizard
Platysaurus broadleyi.
[1313] Whiting, Martin J. & W. E. Cooper (2003): Tasty figs and tasteless flies: plant chemical discrimination but no prey chemical discrimination in the cordylid lizard
Platysaurus broadleyi.
[1314] Whiting, Martin J. & J. M. Greeff (1997): Facultative Frugivory in the Cape Flat Lizard,
Platysaurus capensis (Sauria: Cordylidae).
[1315] Whiting, Martin J. & J. M. Greeff (1999): Use of heterospecific cues by the lizard
Platysaurus broadleyi for food location.
[1316] Whiting, Martin J., S. P. Lailvaux, L. T. Reaney & M. Wymann (2003):To run or hide? Age-dependent escape behaviour in the common flat lizard (
Platysaurus intermedius wilhelmi).
[1317] Whiting, Martin J., K. A. Nagy & P. W. Bateman (2003):Evo­lution and Maintenance of Social Status-Signaling Badges. Experimental Manipu­lations in Lizards.
[1318] Whiting, Martin J., D. M. Stuart-Fox, D. O’Connor, D. Firth, N. C. Bennett & S. P. Blomberg (2006): Ultraviolet signals ultra-aggression in a lizard.
Whiting, Martin J., Jonathan K. Webb & J. Scott Keogh (2009): Flat lizard female mimics use sexual deception in visual but not chemical signals. - Proc. R. Soc. B, 276: 1585-1591. [#8796, Platysaurus broadleyi]
Whiting, M. J., V. L. Williams & T. J. Hibbitts (2011): Animals traded for traditional medicine at the Faraday market in South Africa: species diversity and conservation implications. – Journal of Zoology (London): 284: 84-96. [#9624]



Wied-Neuwied, M. A. P. zu (1829): [Über die Beschreibung von Cordylus cataphractus, Boie.].

[1319] Wiedemann, Ed. (1935): Aus unserer Bildermappe. Bilder aus dem Duisburger Tierpark.

[1320] Wiegmann, A.[rend] F.[riedrich August] (1828): Beyträge zur Amphibienkunde.
[
1321] Wiegmann, A. F. A. (1832): Handbuch der Zoologie. zweite Auflage: Wiegmann & Ruthe (1843), Berlin: Lüderitz.
[1322] Wiegmann, A. F. A. (1834): Herpetologia Mexicana, seu Descriptio Amphibiorum Novae Hispaniae, quae Itineri­bus Comitis de Sack, Ferdinandi Deppe et Chr. Guil. Schiede in Museum Zoologicum Berolinense Pervenerunt. Pars Prima, Saurorum Species. Amplectens. Adiecto Systematis Saurorum Prodromo, Additisquae Multis in hunc Amphibiorum Ordinem Observationibus.
[
1323] Wiegmann, A. F. A. (1837): [Titel nicht bekannt]

Wilson, M. L., Th. Toussaint van Hove-Exalto & W. J. J. van Rijssen (eds) (2002): Codex Witsenii. Annotated watercolours of landscapes, flora and fauna observed on the expedition to the Cooper Mountains in the country of the Namaqua undertaken in 1685-6 by Simon van der Stel, Commander at the Cape of Good Hope. Copied at the Cape in 1692 for Nicolaas Witsen, Mayor of Amsterdam, [...]. – Cape Town: Iziko Museums of Cape Town, 190 S. [# With one of the earliest drawings of a girdled lizard (C. cataphractus).]

[1324] Wirminghaus, J. Olaf (1990): Observations on the behaviour of the Cape girdled lizard Cordylus cordylus (Reptilia: Cordylidae).

Wirth, Michael (2009): Afrikanische Schönheit unter Pinguinen: Ökologische Beziehungen der Schnabelbrustschildkröte im Kapland Südafrikas. – Reptilia (Münster), Nr. 75, 14 (1): 66-74. [#08609. Foto von Cordylus niger]
Witberg, Marcel (2012): The Herpetofauna of Schaapen Island, Langebaan, South Africa. – African Herp News, 56 (2012): 11-16. [#9672]

[1325] Witte, Gaston-François de (1927): Contributions à la Faune Herpétologique du Congo Belge. I. Liste des Reptiles et des Batraciens récoltés au Mayombe par le Dr. Schouteden (1920–22).
[1326] Witte, Gaston-Fr. de (1933): Descriptions de Reptiles nouveaux provenant du Katanga (1930–31).
[1327] Witte, Gaston-Fr. de (1933): Reptiles récoltés au Congo Belge par le Dr. H. Schouteden et par M. G.-F. de Witte.
[1328] Witte, G. F. de (1941): Batraciens et Reptiles. — Exploration du Parc National de Albert, Mission G. F. de Witte (1933–1935), Fascicule 33, Institut des Parcs Nationaux du Congo Belge (Bruxelles).
[
1329] Witte, Gaston-Fr. de (1952): Amphibians et Reptiles.
[
1330] Witte, Gaston-Fr. de (1953): Exploration du Parc National de l’Upemba. Mission G. F. de Witte. 6. Reptiles.
[1331] Witte, Gaston-François de (1967): Contribution à la faune du Congo (Brazzaville). Mission A. Villiers et A. Descarpentries. XLIX. Reptiles, Lacertiliens.
[1332] Witte, G. F. de & R. Laurent (1942): Contribution à la Fauna Herpétologique du Congo belge.

[1333] Wöhrmann, Thomas (1990): Erfolgreiche Therapie eines
Cordylus warreni depressus (Boulenger, 1908) mit Struma aufgrund einer Verdachtsdiagnose.

Wolf, Sebastian (2008): Die Herpetofauna eines Küstenwaldes bei Cap Est, Nordost-Madagaskar. - Terraria (Münster), 12, 3 (4): 14-22.

[1334] Wyk, Jaco van & C. Swarts (2002):Cordylidae,
Cordylus giganteus, Giant Girdled Lizard or Sungazer, Behaviour.

[
1335] Wyk, Johannes H. van (1983): Seasonal changes in the femoral glands of the lizard Cordylus giganteus. (Z.S.S.A. Symposium, 24–27 July 1983, Swakopmund, SWA/Namibia. Abstract).
[
1336] Wyk, Johannes H. van (1984): Is die ouvolk se dae getel.
[
1337] Wyk, Johannes H. van (1985): Die reptiele van die Oranje-Vrystaat. Deel VI. Die akkedisse (suborde Sauria): Cordylidae.
[1338] Wyk, J. H. van (1988): Sungazer or Giant Girdled Lizard, Ouvolk of Reuse gordelakkedis (
Cordylus giganteus). — In: Branch, W. R. (Ed.): South African Red Data Book – Reptiles and Amphibians.
[1339] Wyk, J. H. van (1989): The female reproductive cycle of the lizard,
Cordylus polyzonus polyzonus (Sauria: Cordylidae) in the Orange Free State.
[1340] Wyk, J. H. van (1990): Seasonal Testicular Activity and Morphometric Variation in the Femoral Glands of the Lizard
Cordylus polyzonus polyzonus (Sauria: Cordylidae).
[1341] Wyk, J. H. Van (1991): Biennial reproduction in the female viviparous lizard
Cordylus giganteus.
[1342] Wyk, J. H. van (1994): Fat body and liver cycles in the large girdled lizard,
Cordylus giganteus.
[1343] Wyk, J. H. van (1994): Physiological changes during the female repro­ductive cycle of the viviparous lizard
Cordylus giganteus (Sauria: Cordylidae).
[1344] Wyk, J. H. van (1995): The Male Reproductive Cycle of the Lizard,
Cordylus giganteus (Sauria: Cordylidae).
[1345] Wyk, J. H. van (1997): Family Gerrhosauridae. — In: Wyk, J. H. van (Ed.): Proceedings of the Fitzsimons Commemorative Symposium, South African Lizards: 50 years of Progress.
[1346] Wyk, J. H. van (1997): The reproductive biology of the viviparous lizard,
Cordylus giganteus (Sauria: Cordylidae) [Original Abstract]. — In: Wyk, J. H. van (Ed.): Proceedings of the Third H.A.A. Symposium, held at the Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa, 11–15 October 1993.
[1347] Wyk, J. H. van (1997): Seasonal variation in the diet of the sungazer
Cordylus giganteus (Cordylidae) [Original Abstract]. — In: Wyk, J. H. van (Ed.): Proceedings of the Third H.A.A. Symposium, held at the Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa, 11–15 October 1993.
[1348] Wyk, J. H. van (1997): The dynamics of a
Cordylus giganteus population [Original Abstract]. — In: Wyk, J. H. van (Ed.): Proceedings of the Third H.A.A. Symposium, held at the Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa, 11–15 October 1993.
[
1349] Wyk, J. H. van (1997): Comparative histology of skin glands in girdled lizards.
[1350] Wyk, J. H. van (2000): Seasonal variation in stomach contents and diet composition in the large girdled lizard,
Cordylus giganteus (Reptilia: Cordylidae) in the Highveld grasslands of the northeastern Free State, South Africa.
[1351] Wyk, J. H. van, P. F. A. Maderson & P. le F. N. Mouton (1997): Epidermal Glands in Cordyliformes Lizards: Histology and Evo­lution. — In: Rocek, Z. & S. Hart (Ed.): Herpetology ’97. Abstracts of the Third World Congress of Herpetology, 2–10 August 1997, Prague, Czech Republic.
[1352] Wyk, J. H. van & P. le F. N. Mouton (1992): Glandular epidermal structures in cordylid lizards.
[1353] Wyk, J. H. van & P. le F. N. Mouton (1996): The reproductive cycle of the oviparous lizards
Platysaurus capensis and P. minor: evidence supporting a viviparity-oviparity reversal in the Cordylidae.
[1354] Wyk, J. H. van & P. le F. N. Mouton (1997): Seasonal Repro­ductive Cycles in South African Cordyliformes Lizards: Pattern and Evolution. — In: Rocek, Z. & S. Hart (Ed.): Herpetology ’97. Abstracts of the Third World Congress of Herpetology, 2–10 August 1997, Prague, Czech Republic.
[1355] Wyk, J. H. van & P. le F. N. Mouton (1997): The histology of the skin glands in cordylid lizards. [Original Abstract]. — In: Wyk, J. H. van (Ed.): Proceedings of the Third H.A.A. Symposium, held at the Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa, 11–15 October 1993.
[1356] Wyk, J. H. van & P. le F. N. Mouton (1998): Reproduction and sexual dimorphism in the montane viviparous lizard,
Pseudocordylus capensis (Sauria: Cordylidae).

[1357] Wymann, Monica N. & M. J. Whiting (2003): Male mate preference for large size overrides species recognition in allopatric flat lizards (
Platysaurus broadleyi).

[1358] Wynne, Richard H. (1981): Lizards in Captivity.
 
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[1359] Yeadon, R. B. (1991): Cordylidae,
Pseudocordylus melanotus transvaalensis, Transvaal crag lizard: Size and Distribution.
[1360] Yeadon, R. B. (1991): Cordylidae,
Pseudocordylus melanotus subviridis, Drakensberg crag lizard: Size.

Yoder, Anne D., L. E. Olson, C. Hanley et al. (2005): A multidimensional approach for detecting species patterns in Malagasy vertebrates.

Zaldivar-Riveron, A., A. Nieto-Montes de Oca, N. Manriquez-Moran & T. W. Reeder (2008): Phylogenetic Affinities of the Rare and Enigmatic Limb-Reduced Anelytropsis (Reptilia: Squamata) as Inferred with Mitochondrial 16S rRNA Sequence Data. - Journal of Herpetology, 42 (2): 303-311. [sequences from Cordylus warreni were included]

[1361] Zani, Peter A. (1996): Patterns of caudal-autotomy evolution in lizards.

[1362] Zeylemaker, G. (1983): De geboorte en het opkweken van
Cordylus jonesi (de dwerggordelstaart).

[1363] Ziegler, Thomas (2005):Nachzuchterfolge 2002 im Aquarium des Kölner Zoos.

[1364] Zimmermann, Elke (1983): Das Züchten von Terrarientieren: Pflege, Verhalten, Fortpflanzung.

[1365] Zimmermann, Helmut (2001): Das erste „deutsche“ Naturschutzge­biet in Madagaskar, der „Drachenbaum-Regenwald Maromiza bei Andasibe“ und seine Herpetofauna.

[1366] Zimniok, Klaus (1988): Echsen: Allgemeines und Haltung, Natur­schutz und Zucht, empfehlenswerte Arten.
[1367] Zimniok, Klaus (1989): Echsen und Panzerechsen die unbekannten Wesen. In der Kulturgeschichte, in der freien Natur und im Terrarium.

[1368] Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt/M. (1994): Nachwuchs bei den Australischen Süsswasser-Krokodilen – Europäische Erstzucht.

[1369] Zug, George R. (1993): Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles.
[1370] Zug, George R., L. J. Vitt & J. P. Caldwell (2001): Herpeto­logy: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles. (Second Edition)

[1371] Zwartepoorte, H. A. & L. van Lierop (1995): De Gepantserde Gordelstaarthagedis (
Cordylus cataphractus) in de natuurlijke biotoop en de kweek in gevangenschap.