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Austin, J.J. and Arnold, E.N. 2001. Ancient mitochondrial DNA and morphology elucidate an extinct island radiation of Indian Ocean giant tortoises (Cylindraspis). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 268B:2515-2523.

Austin, J.J., Arnold, E.N., and Bour, R. 2003. Was there a second adaptive radiation of giant tortoises in the Indian Ocean? Using mitochondrial DNA to investigate speciation and biogeography of Aldabrachelys (Reptilia, Testudinidae). Molecular Ecology 12:1415-1424.

Baha El Din, S. 2006. A Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Egypt. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 359 pp.

Barley, A.J., Spinks, P.Q., Thomson, R.C., and Shaffer, H.B. 2010. Fourteen nuclear genes provide phylogenetic resolution for difficult nodes in the turtle tree of life. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55:1189–1194, doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.11.005.

Barrio-Amorós, C.L. and Narbaiza, I. 2008. Die Schildkröten des Bundesstaates Amazonas (Venezuela). Radiata 17(1):220.

Barth, D., Bernhard, D., Guicking, D., Stöck, M., and Fritz, U.  2003. Is Chinemys megalocephala Fang, 1934 a valid species? New insights based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Salamandra 38(2002)[2003]:233–244.

Barth, D., Bernhard, D., Fritzsch, G., and Fritz, U. 2004. The freshwater turtle genus Mauremys (Testudines, Geoemydidae) – a textbook example of an east–west disjunction or a taxonomic misconcept? Zoologica Scripta 33:213–221.

Beheregaray, L.B., Ciofi, C., Caccone, A., Gibbs, J.P., and Powell, J.R. 2003. Genetic divergence, phylogeography and conservation units of giant tortoises from Santa Cruz and Pinzón, Galápagos Islands. Conservation Genetics 4:31–46.

Berry, J.F. and Iverson, J.B. 2011. Kinosternon scorpioides (Linnaeus 1766) – Scorpion Mud Turtle. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., Iverson, J.B., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5, pp. 064.1–064.14, doi:10.3854/crm.5.064.scorpioides.v1.2011, //iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt/.

Bhullar, B.S. and Bever, G.S. 2009. An archosaur-like laterosphenoid in early turtles (Reptilia: Pantestudines). Breviora 518:1–11.

Bickham, J.W., Lamb, T., Minx, P., and Patton, J.C. 1996. Molecular systematics of the genus Clemmys and the intergeneric relationships of emydid turtles. Herpetologica 52:89–97. 2014

Bour, R. 1980. Essai sur la taxinomie des Testudinidae actuels (Reptilia, Chelonii). Bulletin du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris (4)2A:541–546.

Bour, R. 1985 ["1984"]. Les tortues terrestres géantes des îles de l’Océan Indien occidental: données géographiques, taxinomiques et phylogénétiques. In: Broin, F. de., and Jiménez–Fuentes, E. (Eds.). Studia Geologica Salmanticensia Vol. Esp. 1. Studia Palaeocheloniologica 1:17–76. 2013

Bour, R. 2006a. Types of Podocnemidae in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle. Emys 13(1):27–40.

Bour, R. 2006b. Identity of Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 and rediscovery of the type specimen. Emys 13(4):12–23.

Bour, R. 2008. August Friedrich Schweigger (1783–1821). In: Bauer, A.M. (Ed.). The Life and Herpetological Contributions of August Friedrich Schweigger (1783–1821). Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, pp. 7–54.

Bour, R. and Dubois, A. 1983. Statut nomenclatural et spécimens-types d`Emys pseudogeographica Gray, 1831 et d`Emys lesueuri Gray, 1831 (Reptilia, Chelonii, Emydidae). Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon 52:4246.

Bour, R. and Dubois, A. 1986. Nomenclature ordinale et familiale des tortues (Reptilia). Note complémentaire. Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 55:87-90.

Bour, R. and Ohler, A. 2008. Chersine Merrem, 1820 and Chersina Gray, 1831: a nomenclatural survey. Zootaxa 1752:66–68.

Bour, R., Pritchard, P., Cheke, A., Collie, J., Arnold, E.N., Meylan, P.A., Bury, R.B., Dodd, C.K., Jr., Kraus, O., McCarthy, C., Fleischer-Dogley, F., et al., Casale, P., Gaffney, E.S., Tatayah, V., Jones, C., Reynolds, R.P., Howell, K.M., Ng, P.K.L., Chellam, R., Palkovacs, E.P., and Gerlach, J. 2009. Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 (currently Geochelone (Aldabrachelysgigantea; Reptilia, Testudines) (Case 3463; see BZN 66: 34–50, 80–87). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 66(2):169–186.

Bowen, B.W. and Karl, S.A. 2007. Population genetics and phylogeography of sea turtles. Molecular Ecology 16(23):4886–4907.

Bowen, B.W., Meylan, A.B., Ross, J.P., Limpus, C.J., Balazs, G.H., and Avise, J.C. 1992. Global population structure and natural history of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) in terms of matriarchal phylogeny. Evolution 46:865881.

Boycott, R.C. and Bourquin, O. 2000. The Southern African Tortoise Book. A Guide to Southern African Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles. Revised expanded edition. Pietermaritzburg: Interpak, 228 pp.

Branch, W.R. 1989. Homopus bergeri, nama or Berger's padloper (English), Bergerse skilpad (Afrikaans). In: Swingland, I.R. and Klemens, M.W. (Eds.). The Conservation Biology of Tortoises. Occasional Papers of the IUCN Species Survival Commission No. 5, pp. 7577.

Branch, W.R. 1992. Homopus 'bergeri' – a wrong name for a new tortoise from southern Namibia. Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa 40:11.

Branch, W. 2008. Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles of Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publ., 128 pp.

Broadley, D.G. 1989. Geochelone pardalis, leopard tortoise (English), bergskilpad (Afrikaans). In: Swingland, I.R. and Klemens, M.W. (Eds.). The Conservation Biology of Tortoises. Occasional Papers of the IUCN Species Survival Commission No. 5, pp. 4346.

Broadley, D.G. 1993. A review of the southern African species of Kinixys Bell (Reptilia, Testudinidae). Annals of the Transvaal Museum 36(6):41522018

Broin, F. de. 1988. Les tortues et le Gondwana. Examen des rapports entre le fractionnement du Gondwana et la dispersion géographique des tortues pleurodires à partir du Crétacé. Studia Palaeocheloniologica 2:103–1422019

Brophy, T.R. 2004. Geographic variation and systematics in the south-east Asian turtles of the genus Malayemys (Testudines: Bataguridae). Hamadryad 29:63-79.

Buhlmann, K.A., Akre, T.S.B., Iverson, J.B., Karapatakis, D., Mittermeier, R.A., Georges, A., Rhodin, A.G.J., van Dijk, P.P., and Gibbons, J.W. 2009. A global analysis of tortoise and freshwater turtle distributions with identification of priority conservation areas. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 8(2):116–149.

Burbidge, A.A. 1967. The biology of south-western Australian tortoises. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Western Australia2019

Burke, R.L., Leuteritz, T.E., and Wolf, A.E. 1996. Phylogenetic relationships of emydine turtles. Herpetologica 52:572584.

Buskirk, J.R. and Ponce-Campos, P. 2011. Terrapene nelsoni Stejneger 1925 – Spotted Box Turtle, Tortuga de Chispitas, Tortuga de Monte. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., Iverson, J.B., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5, pp. 061.1–061.8, doi:10.3854/crm.5.061.nelsoni.v1.2011, //iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt/.

Butler, J.M., Dodd, C.K., Jr., Aresco, M., and Austin, J.D. 2011. Morphological and molecular evidence indicates that the Gulf Coast box turtle (Terrapene carolina major) is not a distinct evolutionary lineage in the Florida Panhandle. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102:889–901. 2013

Cabrera, M.R. 1998. Las Tortugas Continentales de Sudamerica Austral. Córdoba: BR Copias, 108 pp.

Cabrera, M.R. and Colantonio, S.E. 1997. Taxonomic revision of the South American subspecies of the turtle Kinosternon scorpioides. Journal of Herpetology 31(4):507–513.

Caccone, A., Gibbs, J.P., Ketmaier, V., Suatoni, E., and Powell, J.R. 1999. Origin and evolutionary relationships of giant Galápagos tortoises. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:13223-13228.

Caccone, A., Gentile, G., Gibbs, J.P., Fritts, T.H., Snell, H.L., Betts, J., and Powell, J.R. 2002. Phylogeography and history of giant Galápagos tortoises. Evolution 56(10):2052–2066.

Carretero, M.A., Znari, M., Harris, D.J., and Macé, J.C. 2005. Morphological divergence among populations of Testudo graeca from west-central Morocco. Animal Biology 55:259–279.

Cerdá-Ardura, A., Soberón-Mobarak, F., Mcgaugh, S.E., and Vogt, R.C. 2008. Apalone spinifera atra (Webb and Legler 1960) – black spiny softshell turtle, Cuatrociénegas softshell, tortuga concha blanda, tortuga negra de Cuatrociénegas. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., and Iverson, J.B. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5, pp. 021.1-021.4, doi:10.3854/crm.5.021.atra.v1.2008, //iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt/.

Chandler, C.H. and Janzen, F.J. 2009. The phylogenetic position of the snapping turtles (Chelydridae) based on nucleotide sequence data. Copeia 2009:209–213.

Chen, H.G., Liu, W.B., and Zhang, X.J. 2005. Comparative analysis of mitochondrial DNA 12S rRNA region between Pelodiscus sinensis and Pelodiscus axenaria and their molecular marker for identification. Journal of Fisheries of China 29:318–322.

Chen, H.G., Liu, W.B., Li, J.Z., and Zhang, X.J. 2006. Comparative analysis of mitochondrial DNA cytb gene and their molecular identification markers in three species of soft-turtles. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica 30(4):380–385.

Chiari, Y., Thomas, M., Pedrono, M., and Vieites, D.R. 2005. Preliminary data on genetic differentiation within the Madagascar spider tortoise, Pyxis arachnoides (Bell, 1827). Salamandra 41:35–43. 2013

Chiari, Y., Hyseni, C., Fritts, T.H., Glaberman, S., Marquez, C., Gibbs, J.P., Claude, J., and Caccone, A. 2009. Morphometrics parallel genetics in a newly discovered and endangered taxon of Galápagos tortoise. PLoS One 4(7):e6272, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006272.

Ciofi, C., Wilson, G.A., Beheregaray, L.B., Marquez, C., Gibbs, J.P., Tapia, W., Snell, H.L., Caccone, A., and Powell, J.R. 2006. Phylogeographic history and gene flow among giant Galápagos tortoises on southern Isabela Island. Genetics 172:1727–1744.

CITES. 2010. Interpretation and implementation of the Convention. Trade control and marking. Standard nomenclature. CITES Document CoP15 Doc. 35, 33 pp.

Cogger, H.G., Cameron, E.E., and Cogger, H.M. 1983. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 1. Amphibia and Reptilia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 313 pp.

Collins, J.T., Collins, S.L., and Taggart, T.W. 2010. Amphibians, Reptiles, and Turtles in Kansas. Eagle Mountain Publishing, 312 pp.

Cowan, C.F. 1969. Notes on Griffith’s Animal Kingdom of Cuvier (1824-1835). Journal of the Society of Bibliography of Natural History 5:137–140.

Daniels, S.R., Hofmeyr, M.D., Henen, B.T., and Crandall, K.A. 2007. Living with the genetic signature of Miocene induced change: evidence from the phylogeographic structure of the endemic angulate tortoise Chersina angulata. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45:915–926.

Daniels, S.R., Hofmeyr, M.D., Henen, B.T., and Baard, E.H.W. 2010. Systematics and phylogeography of a threatened tortoise, the speckled padloper. Animal Conservation 13:237–246.

Darevsky, I.S. and Mertens, R. 1973. Zwei unveröffentlichte Schildkrötentafeln von Pallas. Salamandra 9(3/4):99–102.

Das, I. 2001. Die Schildkröten des Indischen Subkontinents. Frankfurt am Main: Chimaira, 181 pp.

David, P. 1994. Liste des reptiles actuels du monde. I. Chelonii. Dumérilia 1:7–127.

deBraga, M. and Rieppel, O. 1997. Reptile phylogeny and the interrelationships of turtles. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 120:281–354.

del Barco, D.M., and Larriera, A. 1993. Sobre la validez de las subespecies de Trachemys dorbignyi y su distribución geographica. Revista Asoc. Cienc. Nat. Litoral 22(2)[1991]:1117.

Devaux, B. 2007. La tortue géante de Seychelles, une survivante: Dipsochelys elephantina (Duméril et Bibron, 1835). Chelonii 5:1120.

Dubois, A. and Bour, R. 2010a. The nomenclatural status of the nomina of amphibians and reptiles created by Garsault (1764), with a parsimonious solution to an old nomenclatural problem regarding the genus Bufo (Amphibia, Anura), comments on the taxonomy of this genus, and comments on some nomina created by Laurenti (1768). Zootaxa 2447:1–52.

Dubois, A. and Bour, R. 2010b. The distinction between family-series and class-series nomina in zoological nomenclature, with emphasis on the nomina created by Batsch (1788, 1789) and on the higher nomenclature of turtles. Bonn Zoological Bulletin 57(2):149–171.

Echelle, A.A., Hackler, J.C., Lack, J.B., Ballard, S.R., Roman, J., Fox, S.F., Leslie, D.M., Jr., and Van Den Bussche, R.A. 2009. Conservation genetics of the alligator snapping turtle: cytonuclear evidence of range-wide bottleneck effects and unusually pronounced geographic structure. Conservation Genetics, doi:10.1007/s10592-009-9966-1.

Engstrom, T.N., Shaffer, H.B., and McCord, W.P. 2004. Multiple data sets, high homoplasy, and the phylogeny of softshell turtles (Testudines: Trionychidae). Systematic Biology 53:693–710.

Ernst, C.H. 1990. Pseudemys gorzugi. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 461:1–2. 2013

Ernst, C.H. and Barbour, R.W. 1989. Turtles of the World. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 313 pp.

Ernst, C.H., and Laemmerzahl, A. 2002. Geographic variation in the Asian big-headed turtlePlatysternon megacephalum (Reptilia: Testudines: Platysternidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 115:18–24.

Ernst, C.H. and Lovich, J.E. 2009. Turtles of the United States and Canada. Second Edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 827 pp.

Ernst, C.H., Laemmerzahl, A.F., and Creque, T.R. 2006. A review of morphological and pattern variation in the painted turtle, Chrysemys picta, in Missouri, USA, with an alternate hypothesis of the origin of Chrysemys picta marginata. Herpetological Bulletin 95:615.

Ernst, C.H., Laemmerzahl, A.F., and Lovich, J.E. 2008. A morphological review of the Cuora flavomarginata complex (Testudines: Geoemydidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 121:391397.

Farkas, B.L. 1992. Wiederentdeckung eines Exemplars von Rafetus swinhoei (Gray, 1873) im Naturhistorischen Museum Wien. Salamandra 28(2):145–152.

Farkas, B. and Webb, R.G. 2003. Rafetus leloii Ha Dinh Duc, 2000 – an invalid species of softshell turtle from Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam (Reptilia, Testudines, Trionychidae). Zoologische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 53:107–112.

Farkas, B., Le, M.D., and Nguyen, T.Q. 2011. Rafetus vietnamensis Le, Le, Tran, Phan, Phan, Tran, Pham, Nguyen, Nong, Phan, Dinh, Truong, and Ha, 2010—another invalid name for an invalid species of softshell turtle (Reptilia: Testudines: Trionychidae). Russian Journal of Herpetology 18(1):65–72. 2013

Feldman, C.R. and Parham, J.F. 2002. Molecular phylogenetics of emydine turtles: taxonomic revision and the evolution of shell kinesis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 22:388–398.

Feldman, C.R. and Parham, J.F. 2004. Molecular systematics of Old World stripe-necked turtles (Testudines: Mauremys). Asiatic Herpetological Research 10:28–37.

Fernández, M.S. 1988. Las Testudinidae (Reptilia: Chelonii) argentinas: osteología, sistemática y distribución geográfica. Doctoral Thesis, Univ. Nac. de La Plata.

Flores-Villela, O.A. 1993. Herpetofauna Mexicana: lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de Mexico, cambios taxonomicos recientes, y nuevas especies. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ. 17:173.

Fong, J.J., Parham, J.F., and Fu, J. 2002. A reassessment of the distribution of Cuora flavomarginata Gray 1863 on mainland China. Russian Journal of Herpetology 9:9–14.

Forero-Medina, G. and Castaño-Mora, O.V. 2011. Kinosternon scorpioides albogulare (Duméril and Bocourt 1870) – White-Throated Mud Turtle, Swanka Turtle. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., Iverson, J.B., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5, pp. 065.1–065.5, doi:10.3854/crm.5.065.albogulare.v1.2011, //iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt/.

França, M.A.G. and Langer, M.C. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships of the Bauru Group turtles (Late Cretaceous of south-central Brazil). Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 9(3):365–373.

Frazier, J. 2006. A neotype for the Aldabra tortoise, Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812. Herpetological Review 37:275–280.

Frazier, J. 2009. Case 3463: Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 (currently Geochelone(Aldabrachelysgigantea; Reptilia, Testudines): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name by maintenance of a designated neotype, and suppression of Testudo dussumieri Gray, 1831 (currently Dipsochelys dussumieri). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 66(1):34–50.

Fritts, T.H. 1983. Morphometrics of Galapagos tortoises: evolutionary implications. In: Bowman, R.I. and Leviton, A.E. (Eds.). Patterns of Evolution in Galapagos Organisms. San Francisco: American Association for the Advancement of Science, pp. 107–122.

Fritz, U. 1998. Introduction to zoogeography and subspecific differentiation in Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Fritz, U., Joger, U., Podloucky, R., and Servan, J. (Eds.). Proceedings of the EMYS Symposium Dresden 96. Mertensiella 10:1–27.

Fritz, U. and Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P. 2007. When genes meet nomenclature: tortoise phylogeny and the shifting generic concepts of Testudo and Geochelone. Zoology 110:298–307.

Fritz, U. and Havas, P. 2006. Checklist of Chelonians of the World, at the request of the CITES Nomenclature Committee and the German Agency for Nature Conservation. Dresden: German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and Museum of Zoology, 230 pp.

Fritz, U. and Havas, P. 2007. Checklist of Chelonians of the World. Vertebrate Zoology 57(2):149-368.

Fritz, U. and Kraus, O. 2008. Comments on “Chersine Merrem, 1820 and Chersina Gray, 1831: a nomenclatural survey by Bour and Ohler, Zootaxa, 1752: 66–68”. Zootaxa 1893:65–68.

Fritz, U. and Obst, F.J. 1996. Zur Kenntnis der Celebes-Erdschildkröte, Heosemys yuwonoi (McCord, Iverson and Boeadi, 1995). Herpetofauna 18(102):2734. 2014

Fritz, U. and Pauler, I. 1999. Phrynops chacoensis Fritz & Pauler, 1992, ein Juniorsynonym von Platemys macrocephala Rhodin, Mittermeier & McMorris, 1984. Salamandra 35(1):53–56.

Fritz, U., Gaulke, M., and Lehr, E. 1997. Revision der südostasiatischen Dornschildkröten-Gattung Cyclemys Bell, 1834, mit Beschreibung einer neuen Art. Salamandra 33(3):183–212.

Fritz, U., Siroky, P., Kami, H., and Wink, M. 2005b. Environmentally caused dwarfism or a valid species—is Testudo weissingeri Bour, 1996 a distinct evolutionary lineage? New evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear genomic markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37:389–401.

Fritz, U., Barata, M., Busack, S.D., Fritzsch, G., and Castillo, R. 2006a. Impact of mountain chains, sea straits and peripheral populations on genetic and taxonomic structure of a freshwater turtle, Mauremys leprosa (Reptilia, Testudines, Geoemydidae). Zoologica Scripta 35:97–108.

Fritz, U., Auer, M., Bertolero, A., Cheylan, M., Fattizzo, T., Hundsdörfer, A.K., Sampayo, M.M., Pretus, J.L., Siroky, P., and Wink, M. 2006b. A rangewide phylogeography of Hermann’s tortoise, Testudo hermanni (Reptilia: Testudines: Testudinidae): implications for taxonomy. Zoologica Scripta 35:531–543.

Fritz, U., Petzold, A., and Auer, M. 2006c. Osteology in the Cuora galbinifrons complex suggests conspecifity of C. bourreti and C. galbinifrons, with notes on shell osteology and phalangeal formulae within the Geoemydidae. Amphibia-Reptilia 27:195–205.

Fritz, U., Hundsdörfer, A.K., Siroky, P., Auer, M., Kami, H., Lehmann, J., Mazanaeva, L.F., Türkozan, O., and Wink, M. 2007. Phenotypic plasticity leads to incongruence between morphology-based taxonomy and genetic differentiation in western Palearctic tortoises (Testudo graeca complex; Testudines, Testudinidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 28:97–121.

Fritz, U., Ayaz, D., Buschbom, J., Kami, H.G., Mazanaeva, L.F., Aloufi, A.A., Auer, M., Rifai, L., Silic, T., and Hundsdörfer, A.K. 2008. Go east: phylogeographies of Mauremys caspica and M. rivulata – discordance of morphology, mitochondrial and nuclear genomic markers and rare hybridization. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21:527–540.

Fritz, U., Auer, M., Chirikova, M.A., Duysebayeva, T.N., Eremchenko, V.K., Kami, H.G., Kashkarov, R.D., Masroor, R., Moodley, Y., Pindrani, A., Široký, P., and Hundsdörfer, A.K. 2009a. Mitochondrial diversity of the widespread Central Asian steppe tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii Gray, 1844): implications for taxonomy and relocation of confiscated tortoises. Amphibia–Reptilia 30:245–257.

Fritz, U., Ayaz, D., Hundsdörfer, A.K., Kotenko, T., Guicking, D., Wink, M., Tok, C.V., Çiçek, K., and Buschbom, J. 2009b. Mitochondrial diversity of European pond turtles (Emys orbicularis) in Anatolia and the Ponto-Caspian Region: multiple old refuges, hotspot of extant diversification and critically endangered endemics. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 9(2):100–114.

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