La Tortuga del Desierto
Gopherus agassizii

En esta presentación se encuentran las obras que hemos consultado en nuestros estudios de la Tortuga del Desierto (Gopherus agassizii). Incluimos citas a otras obras que talvez sean de utilidad a quien necesite más información.

Averill-Murray, Roy C. y Annalaura Averill-Murray. 2005.
“Regional-Scale Estimation of Density and Habitat Use of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in Arizona”
Journal of Herpetology 39:65-72.

Berry, Kristin H. 1986.
“Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) Relocation: Implications of Social Behavior and Movements”
Herpetologica 42(1)113-125.

Bjurlin, Curtis D. y John A. Bissonette. 2004.
“Survival during Early Life Stages of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in the South-Central Mojave Desert”
Journal of Herpetology 38:527-535.

Carr, Archie. 1978.
“Handbook of Turtles: the turtles of the United States, Canada, and Baja California”
Cornell University Press. Ithaca y Londres.

Ernst, Carl H. y Roger W. Barbour. 1972.
“Turtles of the United States”
The University Press of Kentucky. Lexington, Kentucky.

Ernst, Carl H. y Roger W. Barbour. 1989.
“Turtles of the World”
Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C. y Londres.

Hazard, Lisa C. y David J. Morafka. 2004.
“Characteristics of Burrows Used by Juvenile and Neonate Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) during Hibernation”
Journal of Herpetology 38:443-447.

Henen, Brian. 1997.
“Seasonal and annual energy budgets of female desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii)”
Ecology 78(1):283–296.

McLuckie, Ann M., Trip Lamb, Cecil R. Schwalbe y Robert D. McCord. 1999.
“Genetic and Morphometric Assessment of an Unusual Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) Population in the Black Mointains of Arizona”
Journal of Herpetology 33:36-44.

Nagy, Kenneth A y Philip A. Medica. 1986.
“Physiological Ecology of Desert Tortoises in Southern Nevada”
Herpetologica. 42(1)73-92.

Rostal, David C., Valentine A. Lance, Janice S. Grumbles y Allison C. Alberts. 1994.
“Seasonal reproductive cycle of the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in the eastern Mojave Desert”
Herpetological Monographs 8:72-82.

Tracy, C. Richard, Linda C. Zimmerman, Chistopher Tracy, Kathy Dean Bradley y Kevin Castle. 2006.
“Rates of Food Passage in the Gigestive Tract of Young Desert Tortoises: Effects of Body Size and Diet Quality”
Chelonian Conservation and Biology: International Journal of Turtle and Tortoise Research 5(2):269-273.

Turner, Frederick B., Page Hayden, Betty L. Burge y Jan B. Roberson. 1986.
“Egg Production by the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in California”
Herpetologica 42(1)93-104.

Wilson, Dawn S., C. Richard Tracy, Kenneth A. Nagy y David J. Morafka. 1999.
“Physical and Microhabitat characteristis of Burrows Used by Juvenile Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii)”
Chelonian Conservation and Biology: International Journal of Turtle and Tortoise Research 3:448-453.

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Revisión: Junio del 2013