Biology of the Reptilia: Table of Contents

 

Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 1. Morphology A. (1969)

Gans, Carl, Bellairs, A. d’A., and Parsons, Thomas S., eds. (1969). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 1. Morphology A. Academic Press, London and New York. xv + 373 pp. Published February 1969.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Origin of Reptiles, by Robert L. Carroll
  2. The Bone of Reptiles, by Donald H. Enlow
  3. Epiphyses and Sesamoids, by R. Wheeler Haines
  4. Dentition, by A. Gordon Edmund
  5. Vertebrae and Ribs of Modern Reptiles, by Robert Hoffstetter and Jean Pierre Gasc
  6. The Turtle Shell, by Rainer Zangerl

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 2. Morphology B. (1970)

Gans, Carl, and Parsons, Thomas S., eds. (1970). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 2. Morphology B. Academic Press, London and Mew York. xiii + 374 pp. Published May 1970.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. The Eye, by Garth Underwood
  2. The Nose and Jacobson’s Organ, by Thomas S. Parsons
  3. The Anatomy of the Reptilian Ear, by Irwin L. Baird
  4. The Pit Organs of Snakes, by Robert Barrett with appendices by Paul F. A. Maderson and Richard M. Meszler
  5. Taxonomic Literature on Reptiles, by Carl Gans and Thomas S. Parsons

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 3. Morphology C. (1970)

Gans, Carl, and Parsons, Thomas S., eds. (1970). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 3. Morphology C. Academic Press, London and New York. xiv + 385 pp. Published November 1970.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Blood Chemistry of Reptiles: Physiological and Evolutionary Aspects, by Herbert C. Dessauer
  2. Morphology of the Circulating Blood Cells, by Marie-Charlotte Saint Girons
  3. Numbers of Blood Cells and Their Variation, by Raymond Duguy
  4. The Thymus, by Dale E. Bockman
  5. The Pituitary Gland, by Hubert Saint Girons
  6. The Thyroid, by W. Gardner Lynn
  7. The Parathyroid, by Nancy B. Clark
  8. The Adrenal, by Manfred Gabe
  9. The Pancreas, by Malcolm R. Miller and Michael D. Lagios 

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 4. Morphology D. (1974)

Gans, Carl, and Parsons, Thomas S., eds. (“1973”). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 4. Morphology D. Academic Press, London and New York. xii + 539 pp. Published 31 January 1974.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. The Locomotor Apparatus of Testudines, by Warren F. Walker, Jr.
  2. The Head Muscles and Hyolaryngeal Skeleton of Turtles and Crocodilians, by Gert-Horst Schumacher
  3. The Skull of the Crocodilia, by Nikolai N. Iordansky
  4. The Crocodilian Skull in Historical Perspective, by Wann Langston, Jr.
  5. Muscles of the Jaws and Associated Structures in the Rhynchocephalia and Squamata, by Georg Haas

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 5. Physiology A. (1976)

Gans, Carl, and Dawson, William R., eds. (1976). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 5. Physiology A. Academic Press, London, New York, and San francisco. xv + 556 pp. Published November 1976.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Reptilian Physiology: An Overview, by Carl Gans and William R. Dawson
  2. Methods for the Physiological Study of Reptiles, by Harry S. McDonald
  3. Metabolism, by Albert F. Bennett and William R. Dawson
  4. Respiration: Mechanics, Control, and Gas Exchange, by Stephen C. Wood and Claude J. M. Lenfant
  5. Circulation, by Fred N. White
  6. Regulation of Acid-Base Balance in Reptiles, by Barbara J. Howell and Hermann Rahn
  7. Osmoregulation, by Peter J. Bentley
  8. Salt Glands in Reptiles, by William A. Dunson
  9. Renal Function (with Special Emphasis on Nitrogen Excretion), by William H. Dantzler

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 6. Morphology E. (1977)

Gans, Carl, and Parsons, Thomas S., eds. (1977). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 6. Morphology E. Academic Press, London and New York. xiii + 505 pp. Published August 1977.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. The Urinogenital System of Reptiles, by Harold Fox
  2. Internal Relief of the Digestive Tract, by Thomas S. Parsons and John E. Cameron
  3. Histology of the Digestive Tract, by Hans Luppa
  4. The Lymphatic System, by Gaetano Ottaviani and Antonio Tazzi

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 7. Ecology and Behaviour A. (1978)

Gans, Carl, and Tinkle, Donald W., eds. (“1977”). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 7. Ecology and Behaviour A. Academic Press, London, New York, and San Francisco. xvi + 720 pp. Published February 1978.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Reptilian Species Diversity, by Eric R. Pianka
  2. Competion and the Niche, by Thomas W. Schoener
  3. Habitat Selection in Reptiles, by Harold Heatwole
  4. The Dynamics of Populations of Squamates, Crocodilians and Rhynchocephalians, by Frederick B. Turner
  5. Social Behavior and Spacing Patterns in Lizards, by Judy A. Stamps
  6. Variation and Evolution of Stereotyped Behavior in Reptiles:
    Part I. A Survey of Stereotyped Reptilian Behavioral Patterns, by Charles C. Carpenter
    Part II. Social Displays of Reptiles, by Gary W. Ferguson
  7. Learning Processes in Reptiles, by Gordon M. Burghardt

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 8. Physiology B. (1978)

Gans, Carl, and Gans, Kyoko A., eds. (1978). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 8. Physiology B. Academic Press, London and New York. xiii + 782 pp. Published 15 December 1978.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Reptilian Venoms: Some Evolutionary Considerations, by Carl Gans
  2. Oral Glands of the Reptilia, by Elazar Kochva
  3. Chemistry and Immunology of Reptilian Venoms, by Willard B. Elliott
  4. Pharmacology of Reptilian Venoms, by Dietrich Mebs
  5. Commercial Production of Anti-Snakebite Serum (Anti-Venin), by Mahmoud Latifi
  6. Physiology of the Digestive Tract, by Rafał Skoczylas

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 9. Neurology A. (1979)

Gans, Carl, Northcutt, R. Glenn, and Ulinski, Philip, eds. (1979). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 9. Neurology A. Academic Press, London, New York, and San Francisco. xv + 462 pp. Published October 1979.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Cranio-Cerebral Relations in Recent Reptiles, by Dietrich Starck
  2. Paleoneurology, by James A. Hopson
  3. Brain Weight–Body Weight Relationships, by Roland Platel
  4. Embryonic Development of the Central Nervous System, by David G. Senn
  5. The Parietal Eye–Pineal Complex, by Wilbur B. Quay
  6. Sensory Nerve Endings of the Skin and Deeper Structures, by Monika von Düring and Malcolm R. Miller

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 10. Neurology B. (1979)

Gans, Carl, Northcutt, R. Glenn, and Ulinski, philip, eds. (1979). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 10. Neurology B. Academic Press, London, New York, and San Francisco. xiii + 388 pp. Published November 1979.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Autonomic Nervous System, by Philip J. Berger and Geoffroy Burnstock
  2. Intrinsic Organization of the Spinal Cord, by Arinardi Kusuma, Hans J. ten Donkelaar, and Rudolph Nieuwenhuys
  3. Spinal Cord in Lizards, by William L. R. Cruce
  4. The Brainstem, by Hans J. ten Donkelaar and Rudolph Nieuwenhuys
  5. Variation in the Rhombencephalon, by Martin Ernst Schwab
  6. Monoaminergic Systems of the Brain, by André Parent
  7. Neurophysiology of the Forebrain, by Margarita G. Belekhova

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 11. Morphology F. (1981)

Gans, Carl, and Parsons, Thomas S., eds. (1981). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 11. Morphology F. Academic Press, London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, and San Francisco. xi + 475 pp. Published May 1981.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. The Chondrocranium and the Development of the Skull in Recent Reptiles, by Angus d’A. Bellairs and Alam El-Din Mohammad Kamal
  2. Reptilian Muscle: Fine Structure and Physiological Parameters, by Karl F. Guthe
  3. Axial Musculature, by Jean-Pierre Gasc

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 12. Physiology C. Physiological Ecology. (1982)

Gans, Carl, and Pough, F. Harvey, eds. (1982). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 12. Physiology C. Physiological Ecology. Academic Press, London, New York, Paris, San Diego, San Francisco, São Paulo, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. xv + 536 pp. Published October 1982.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Physiological Ecology: Its Debt to Reptilian Studies, Its Value to Students of Reptiles, by Carl Gans and F. Harvey Pough
  2. Temperature Regulation and Thermal Relations: The Vocabulary of Reptilian Thermoregulation, by F. Harvey Pough and Carl Gans
  3. Temperature Regulation and Thermal Relations: Temperature, Physiology, and the Ecology of Reptiles, by Raymond B. Huey
  4. Temperature Regulation and Thermal Relations: Field Studies of Body Temperatures and Thermoregulation, by Roger A. Avery
  5. Temperature Regulation and Thermal Relations: Physiological Control of Body Temperature, by George A. Bartholomew
  6. Temperature Regulation and Thermal Relations: Sensory, Neural and Hormonal Aspects of Thermoregulation, by Bruce J. Firth and J. Scott Turner
  7. Temperature Regulation and Thermal Relations: Biophysical Modeling in Reptilian Physiology and Ecology, by C. Richard Tracy
  8. Water Relations: The Use of Water, by John E. Minnich
  9. Water Relations: Skin Structure and Permeability, by Harvey B. Lillywhite and Paul F. A. Maderson
  10. Water Relations: Patterns of Evaporative Water Loss, by William J. Mautz
  11. Water Relations: Field Studies of Water Relations, by Kenneth A. Nagy

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 13. Physiology D. Physiological Ecology. (1982)

Gans, Carl, and Pough, F. Harvey, eds. (1982). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 13. Physiology D. Physiological Ecology. Academic Press, London, New York, Paris, San Diego, San Francisco, São Paulo, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. xiii + 345 pp. Published November 1982.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Physiological Ecology—Special Adaptations, Energetics, and Growth: Physiological Adaptations to Aquatic Life, by Roger S. Seymour
  2. Physiological Ecology—Special Adaptations, Energetics, and Growth: Reptilian Hibernation, by Patrick T. Gregory
  3. Physiological Ecology—Special Adaptations, Energetics, and Growth: The Energetics of Reptilian Activity, by Albert F. Bennett
  4. Physiological Ecology—Special Adaptations, Energetics, and Growth: Environmental Control of Reptilian Reproductive Cycles, by David Duvall, Louis J. Guillette, Jr., and Richard E. Jones
  5. Physiological Ecology—Special Adaptations, Energetics, and Growth: Energy Budgets and Life Histories of Reptiles, by Justin D. Congdon, Arthur E. Dunham, and Donald W. Tinkle
  6. Physiological Ecology—Special Adaptations, Energetics, and Growth: Patterns of Growth in Reptiles, by Robin M. Andrews

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 14. Development A. (1985)

Gans, Carl, Billett, Frank, And Maderson, Paul F. A., eds. (1985). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 14. Development A. John Wiley & Sons, New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, and Singapore. xi + (1) + 763 pp. Published July 1985.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Why Study Reptilian Development?, by Frank Billett, Carl Gans, and Paul F. A. Maderson
  2. The Origin and Development of Oocytes, by Jean Hubert
  3. Embryology of Turtles, by Michael A. Ewert
  4. Embryology of Marine Turtles, by Jeffrey D. Miller
  5. Reproductive Biology and Embryology of the Crocodilians, by Mark W. J. Ferguson
  6. Embryonic Development and Aspects of Reproductive Biology in the Tuatara, Sphenodon
  7. Some Developmental Problems of the Reptilian Integument, by Paul F. A. Maderson
  8. Reptilian Immunity, by Edwin L. Cooper, Alfredo E. Klempau, and Augustín G. Zapata
  9. Development of the Pituitary in Reptiles, by Anita K. Pearson

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 15. Development B. (1985)

Gans, Carl, and Billett, Frank, eds. (1985). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 15. Development B. John Wiley & Sons, New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, and Singapore. x + (1) + 731 pp. Published July 1985.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Embryology of the Squamata, by Jean Hubert
  2. Comparative Data on Lepidosaurian Reproduction and Some Time Tables, by Hubert Saint Girons
  3. Development of Limbs and Embryonic Limb Reduction, by Albert Raynaud
  4. Embryonic Development of the Genital System, by Albert Raynaud and Claude Pieau
  5. Autotomy and Regeneration in Reptiles, by Angus d’A. Bellairs and Susan V. Bryant
  6. Parthenogenesis in Reptiles, by Ilya S. Darevsky, Larissa A. Kupriyanova, and Thomas Uzzell
  7. Reptilian Placentation and Gestation: Structure, Function, and Endocrine Control, by Zvi Yaron
  8. The Evolution of Viviparity in Reptiles: An Ecological Analysis, by Richard Shine

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 16. Ecology B. (1987)

Gans, Carl, and huey, Raymond B., eds. (“1988”). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 16. Ecology B. Defense And Life History. Alan R. Liss, inc., New York. xi + 659 pp. Published December 1987.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Defense: Antipredator Mechanisms in Reptiles, by Harry W. Greene
  2. Defense: Mimicry and Related Phenomena, by F. Harvey Pough
  3. Defense: Caudal Autotomy as a Defense, by E. Nicholas Arnold
  4. Defense: Parental Care in Reptiles, by Richard Shine
  5. Life History: Methods for the Study of Reptile Populations, by Arthur E. Dunham, Peter J. Morin, and Henry M. Wilbur
  6. Life History: Life History Evolution in Turtles, by Henry M. Wilbur and Peter J. Morin
  7. Life History: Life History Patterns in Squamate Reptiles, by Arthur E. Dunham, Donald B. Miles, and David N. Reznick
  8. Life History: The Physiological Ecology of Reptilian Eggs and Embryos, by Gary C. Packard and Mary J. Packard

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 17. Neurology C. Sensorimotor Integration. (1992)

Gans, Carl, and Ulinski, Philip S., eds. (1992). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 17. Neurology C. Sensorimotor Integration. The University Of Chicago Press, Chicago and London. viii + 781 pp. Published 23 May 1992.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. Retinal Structure, by Ellengene H. Peterson
  2. Retinal Function in Turtles, by Alan M. Granda and David F. Sisson
  3. Comparative Analysis of the Primary Visual System of Reptiles, by Jacques Repérant, Jean-Paul Rio, Roger Ward, Stéphane Hergueta, Dom Miceli, and Michel Lemire
  4. Optic Tectum, by Philip S. Ulinski, Dennis M. Dacey, and Martin I. Sereno
  5. Anatomy and Physiology of Infrared Sensitivity of Snakes, by Gerard J. Molenaar
  6. Muscle Spindles, Tendon Organs, and Joint Receptors, by Alan Crowe
  7. The Cerebellum, by Hans J. ten Donkelaar and Gesineke C. Bangma
  8. Neuropeptides in the Nervous System, by Anton J. Reiner

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 18. Physiology E. Hormones (1992)

Gans, Carl, and Crews, David, eds. (1992). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 18. Physiology E. Hormones, Brain, and Behavior. The University Of Chicago Press, Chicago and London. xiv + 564 pp. Published 2 April 1992.

  • Dedication to Angus d’A. Bellairs, by Carl Gans
  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. The Interaction of Hormones, Brain, and Behavior: An Emerging Discipline in Herpetology, by David Crews and Carl Gans
  2. Physiological Regulation of Sexual Behavior in Female Reptiles, by Joan M. Whittier and Richard R. Tokarz
  3. The Physiological Basis of Sexual Behavior in Male Reptiles, by Michael C. Moore and Jonathan Lindzey
  4. Reptilian Pheromones, by Robert T. Mason
  5. Endogenous Rhythms, by Herbert Underwood
  6. Reptilian Coloration and Behavior, by William E. Cooper, Jr., and NeilGreenberg
  7. Nasal Chemical Senses in Reptiles: Structure and Function, by Mimi Halpern

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 19. Morphology G. Visceral Organs. (1998)

Gans, Carl, and Gaunt, Abbot S., eds. (1998). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 19. Morphology G. Visceral Organs. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York. Contrib. Herpetol. 14: xiii + 662 pp. Published 10 July 1998.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  • Dedication in Honor of Eric Thomas Brazil Francis, by Carl Gans
  1. The Pulmonary System: Lungs: Comparative Anatomy, Functional Mor- phology, and Evolution, by Steven F. Perry
  2. The Pulmonary System: The Lungs of Snakes, by Van Wallach
  3. The Pulmonary System: Pulmonary Function in Reptiles, by Tobias Wang, Allan W. Smits, and Warren W. Burggren
  4. The Cardiovascular System: Comparative Aspects of Heart Morphology, by Anthony P. Farrell, A. Kurt Gamperl, and Eric T. B. Francis
  5. The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Shunting in Reptiles: Mechanisms, Regulation, and Physiological Functions, by James W. Hicks
  6. The Hepatic System: The Liver, by Fenton Schaffner
  7. The Spleen: Structure of the Reptilian Spleen, by Yasukazu Tanaka

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 20. Morphology H. The Skull of Lepidosauria. (2008)

Gans, Carl, Gaunt, Abbot S., and Adler, Kraig, eds. (2008). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 20. Morphology H. The Skull of Lepidosauria. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, new York. Contrib. Herpetol. 23: xi + 758 pp. Published 1 December 2008.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  • Dedication in Honor of Abbot Stott Gaunt, by Kraig Adler
  1. The Skull of Lizards and Tuatara, by Susan E. Evans
  2. The Snake Skull, by David Cundall and Frances Irish

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 21. Morphology I. The Skull and Appendicular Locomotor Apparatus of Lepidosauria. (2008)

Gans, Carl, Gaunt, Abbot S., and Adler, Kraig, eds. (2008). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 21. Morphology I. The Skull and Appendicular Locomotor Apparatus of Lepidosauria. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York. Contrib. Herpetol. 24: vii + 784 pp. Published 1 December 2008.

  • Preface, by Carl Gans
  1. The Appendicular Locomotor Apparatus of Sphenodon and Normal-Limbed Squamates, by Anthony P. Russell and Aaron M. Bauer
  2. The Skull of Serpentes, by Samuel B. McDowell
  3. An Atlas of Amphisbaenian Skull Anatomy, by Carl Gans and Ricardo Montero

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Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 22. Comprehensive Literature of the Reptilia. (2010)

Gans, Carl, and Adler, Kraig, eds., and Liner, Ernest A., comp. (2010). Biology of the Reptilia. Volume 22. Comprehensive Literature of the Reptilia. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York. Contrib. Herpetol. 25: xx + 1366 pp. Published 1 March 2010.

  1. Table of Contents to Entire Series
  2. List of Contributors in Entire Series
  3. References Cited in Entire Series
  4. Subject Index to Entire Series

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