Mangshan Pit Viper, Protobothrops mangshanensis
May 2011



SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

General Interest Reading:

Ernest CH, Zug GR. 1996. Snakes in question. Washington D.C. and London: Smithsonian Press.

Journal Articles, Scientific Papers:

Bogert CM. 1947. Rectilinear locomotion in snakes. Copeia 1947(4):253-254.

Boyer D. 2008. Mangshan pitviper: husbandry and conservation initiative. Snake TAG mid-year group meeting. Oklahoma City 24 March 2008. Retrieved 2011 May 19. http://www.snaketag.org/Documents/SAGMeetingMinutes2009/SAGminutes2008.pdf

Boyer D. 2010. Mangshan Pitviper. Husbandry and Conservation Initiative. Powerpoint presentation.

Campbell JA, Brodie ED. 1992. Introduction. In: Campbell JA, Brodie ED (Eds.) Biology of the pitvipers. Tyler, Texas: Selva.

Chen YH. 1990. A new species of snake in China - Trimeresurus mangshanensis. Translated in: David, P, Tong, H. 1997. Translations of recent descriptions of Chinese pitvipers of the Trimeresurus-complex (Serpentes, Viperidae), with a key to the complex in China and adjacent areas. Smithsonian Herpetological Information Service No. 112.Retrieved 2011 May 19 http://si-pddr.si.edu/jspui/bitstream/10088/8231/1/SHIS_112.pdf

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David, P, Tong, H. 1997. Translations of recent descriptions of Chinese pitvipers of the Trimeresurus-complex (Serpentes, Viperidae), with a key to the complex in China and adjacent areas. Smithsonian Herpetological Information Service No. 112. http://si-pddr.si.edu/jspui/bitstream/10088/8231/1/SHIS_112.pdf

Gardner JD, Cifelli RL. 1999. A primitive snake from the Cretaceous of Utah. In: Unwin, D. (Ed.) Cretaceous fossil vertebrates. Special Papers in Palaeontology 60. Paleontological Association.

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Green HW. 1992. The ecological and behavioral context for pitviper evolution. In: Campbell JA, Brodie ED (Eds.) Biology of the pitvipers. Tyler, Texas: Selva.

Gumprecht A, Boyer DM, Tepedelen. 2002. Die Grubenottern der Gattung Trimeresurus (sensu lato) Lacepede. Teil I Anmerkungeng zur Biologie, Haltung and Nachzucht von Ermia mangshanensis [Notes on the biology, husbandry and breeding of Ermia mangshanensis.] (Zhao, 1990). Sauria:24(2):1+3-11.

Guo P, Malhotra A Li Pi, Pook CE, Creer S. 2007. New evidence on the phylogenetic position of the poorly known Asian pitviper Protobothrops kaulbacki (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae) with a redescription of the species and a revision of the genus Protobothrops. Herpetological Journal 17:237-246.

Hayes WK, Herbert SS, Rehling FC, Gennaro JF. 2002. Factors that influence venom expenditure in viperids and other snake species during predatory and defensive contexts. In: Schuett GW, Hoeggren M, Douglas ME, Greene HW (Eds.). Biology of the Vipers. Utah: Eagle Mountain Publishing, LC. pp. 93-111.

IUCN Redlist 2011. Zhaoermia mangshanensis. Downloaded March 2011. http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/22152/0

Lissmann HW 1950. Rectilinear locomotion in a snake (Boa occidentalis). Journal of Experimental Biology 26(4):368 Retrieved 2011 May 19. http://jeb.biologists.org/content/26/4/368.full.pdf

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Malhotra A, Thorpe RS (2000). A phylogeny of the Trimeresurus group of pit-vipers: New evidence from a mitochondrial gene tree. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 16: 199–211.

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Mebs D, Kuch U, Coronas FIV, Batista CVF, Gumprecht A, Possani LD. 2006. Biochemical and biological activities of the venom of the Chinese pitviper Zhaoermia mangshanensis, with the complete amino acid sequence and phylogenetic analysis of a novel Arg49 hospholipase A2 myotoxin. Toxicon 47(7): 797-811.

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Orlov, NL., Ryabov SA, Tao NT. 2009. Two New Species of Genera Protobothrops Hoge et Romano-Hoge, 1983 and Viridovipera Malhotra et Thorpe, 2004 (Ophidia: Viperidae: Crotalinae) from Karst Region in Northeastern Vietnam. Part I. Description of a New Species of Protobothrops Genus. Russian Journal of Herpetology 16 (1)

Parkinson DL, Campbell JA, Chippindale PT. 2002. Multigene phylogenetic analysis of pitvipers, with comments on their biogeography. In: Schuett GW, Hoeggren M, Douglas ME, Greene HW (Eds.). Biology of the Vipers. Utah: Eagle Mountain Publishing, LC. pp. 93-111.

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Pyron RA, Burbrink FT, Colli CR, deOca ANM, Kuczynski CA, Wiens JJ 2010. The phylogeny of advanced snakes (Colubroidea), with discovery of a new subfamily and comparison of support methods for likelihood trees. Molecular Phylogenetics and evolution. In Press. http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/wienslab/wienspdfs/2011/Pyron_et_al_2011_MPE.pdf

Quijada-Mascareñas A, Wüster W. 2010. Recent advances in venomous snake systematics. In: Mackessy SP (Ed.). Handbook of venoms and toxins of reptiles. Boca Raton, London, New York: CRC Press. pp. 25-64

Szyndlar Z, Rage J-C 2002. Fossil record of the true vipers. In: Schuett GW, Hoeggren M, Douglas ME, Greene HW (Eds.). Biology of the Vipers. Utah: Eagle Mountain Publishing, LC. pp. 419-444.

Weinstein SA, Smith TL, Kardong KV 2010. Reptile venom glands: form, function, and future. In: Mackessy SP (Ed.). Handbook of venoms and toxins of reptiles. Boca Raton, London New York:CRC Press. pp. 65-91.

Wuster W, Salomao MG, Quijada-Mascarenas, JA, Thorpe RS. 2002. Origins and evolution of the Soouth American pitviper fauna. In: Schuett GW, Hoeggren M, Douglas ME, Greene HW (Eds.). Biology of the Vipers. BBBSP (Bitamtam-British Bothrops Systematics Project). Utah: Eagle Mountain Publishing, LC. pp. 111-128.

Wüster W, Peppin L, Pook CE, Walker DE. 2008.A nesting of vipers: phylogeny and historical biogeography of the Viperidae (Squamata: Serpentes). Molecular Phylogenetics Evolution 49:445–459

Zhang FJ. 1993. Division of the genus Trimeresurus (sensu lato) (Serpentes: Viperidae), based on the morphology of their skulls. In: Zhao EM, Chen BH, Papenfuss TJ (Eds.). Proceedings of the First Asian Herpetology Meeting, Huangshan. Beijing, China: Forestry Press. Herpetological Series 4:48 – 57.

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