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Bakken, D.J., and L. Bakken. 1988. Husbandry and reproduction in Boiga dendrophila including a case of delayed fertilization. 10th and 11th International Herpetological Symposia on Captive Propagation and Husbandry. Thurmont, MD: Zoological Consortium Inc.

Barach, J.P. 1952. Some observations on the mangrove snake in captivity. Herpetologica 8: 102-103.

Bulian, J. 1994. Boiga cyanea (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) - Freilandbeobachtungen, Haltung und Zucht [Boiga cyanea (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) - Observations in nature, hubandry, and breeding]. Sauria. 16 (4):3-9.

Burger, W.I. 1975. A case of mild envenomation by the mangrove snake, Boiga dendrophilia. Snake 7: 99-100.

Campbell, E.W. 1997. Food utilization in the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) on Guam: Observations on snakes collected following a predator removal experiment. Abstract. Conference Proceedings of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 77th Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Caprette, C.L. 1997. The structural basis for exceptional nocturnal vision in the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis. Abstract. Conference Proceedings of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 77th Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Chiszar, D. 1990. The behavior of the brown tree snake: a study in applied comparative psychology. in: D.A. Dewsbury (ed.). Contemporary issues in comparative psychology. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer.

Chiszar, D., D. Carrillo, P.Rand, and J. Chiszar. 1985. Nocturnal activity in captive brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis). Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 21: 115-118.

Chiszar, D., T.M. Dunn, and H.M. Smith. 1993. Resonse of brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis) to human blood. Journal of Chemical Ecology 19(1): 91-96.

Chiszar, D., K. Fox, and H.M. Smith. 1992. Stimulus control of predatory behavior in the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis). IV. Effect of mammalian blood. Behav. Neural. Biol. 57: 167-169.

Chiszar, D., and K. Kandler. 1986. Adjustment of brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis) to a reversed light cycle. Bulletin of the Maryland Herp. Society 22(4): 171-174.

Chiszar, D., K. Kandler, and H.M. Smith. 1988. Stimulus control of predatory attack in the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis). 1. Effects of visual cues arising from prey. Snake 20: 151-155.

Chiszar, D., K. Kandler, R. Lee, and H.M. Smith. 1988. Stimulus control of predatory attack in the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis). 2. Use of chemical cues during foraging. Amphibia-Reptilia 9: 77-88.

Chiszar, D., W. Lukas, B. Olson, and H.M. Smith. 1997. Two new experiments on chemosensory behavior of brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis). Abstract. Conference Proceedings of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 77th Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Chiszar, D., et al. 1992. Liquid and dry venom yields from brown tree snakes Boiga irregularis Merrem. pp. 11-13. in P.D. and J.L. Strimple (eds.), Contributions in Herpetology. Greater Cincinnati Herpetological Society, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Conry, P.J. 1988. High nest predation by brown tree snakes on Guam. Condor 90: 478-482.

Coupe, B., et al. 1997. Milk as foraging cue for snakes: tests on brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis) and pine snakes (Pituophis melanoleucas). Abstract. Conference Proceedings of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 77th Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Cox, Merle J. Serious effects from the bite of the red cat-eye snake, Boiga nigriceps. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 23(10): 162.

Das, I. 1998. A new species of Boiga (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the Nicobar Archipelago. J. South Asian Nat. Hist. 3 (1):59-67.

De Lisle, H.F. 1984. Boiga cyanea (Green Cat-eye Snake): Envenomation. Herpetological Review 15(4): 112.

Engbring, J., and T.H. Fritts. 1988. Demise of an insular avifauna: the brown tree snake on Guam. Trans. Western Section, Wildlife Society 24: 31-37.

Engeman, Richard M., Gordon H. Rodda, Daniel V. Rodriguez and Michael A. Linnell. 1996. Brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) cannibalism. The Snake. 27(2):149-152.

Farkas, B., and U. Fritz. 1999. Geographic Distribution: Boiga multomaculata (Marble Cat Snake). Herpetological Review 30(3): 174.

Fritts, T.H. 1988. The brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis, a threat to Pacific islands. USDI Fish & Wildlife Serv., Biol. Report 88(31): i-vi, 1-36.

Fritts, T.H., and M.J. McCoid. 1991. Predation by the brown tree snake Boiga irregularis on poultry and other domesticated animals in Guam. The Snake 23: 75-80.

Fritts, T.H., M.J. McCoid, and R.L. Haddock. 1990. Risks to infants on Guam from bites of the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis). American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine 42: 607-611.

Fritts, T.H., M.J. McCoid, and R.L. Haddock. 1994. Symptoms and circumstances associated with bites by the brown tree snake (Colubridae: Boiga irregularis) on Guam. Journal of Herpetology 28(1): 27-33.

Fritts, T.H., N.J. Scott, Jr., and J.A. Savidge. 1987. Activity of the arboreal brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) on Guam determined by electrical outages. Snake 19: 51-58.

Fritts, T.H., N.J. Scott, Jr., and B.E. Smith. 1989. Trapping Boiga irregularis on Guam using bird odors. Journal of Herpetology 23: 189-192.

Gans, C., and M. Latifi. 1973. Another case of presumptive mimicry in snakes. Copeia 1973(4): 801-802.

Goodman, J.D. 1985. Two record size Blanding's tree snakes from Uganda. East African Natural History Society Bulletin 1985: 56-57.

Greene, H.W. 1989. Ecological, evolutionary, and conservation implications of feeding biology in Old World cat snakes, genus Boiga (Colubridae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 46(8): 193-207.

Greene, M.J., and R.T. Mason. 1997. Female sex attractiveness pheromones of the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis). Abstract. Conference Proceedings of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 77th Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Groves, F. 1973. Reproduction and venom in Blanding's tree snake. International Zoo Yearbook 13: 106-108.

Groves, J.D. 1973. Delayed fertilization in the snake Boiga dendrophila. Herpetologica 29: 20-22.

Groves, J.D. 1974. Reproduction in the mangrove snake at Baltimore Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook. 14: 82.

Gu, S., M. Huang, G. Qu and D. Ren. 1995. Preliminary studies on the yields and the secretion properties of the venom glands of Boiga kraepelini Stejneger. Acta Herpetologica Sinica. 4/5 258-261.

Harrison, T. 1962. Cat snake kills fruit bat. Malay. Nat. Journal 16: 153-154.

Hayes, W.K., P. Lavin-Murcio, and K.V. Kardong. 1993. Delivery of Duvernoy's secretion into prey by the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis (Serpentes: Colubridae). Toxicon 31: 881-887.

Hnízdo, Jan. 1998. Boiga multomaculata (Boie, 1827) im Terrarium. Elaphe. 6(1):9-12. [Moltkestr. 2, D-35390 Giessen, Germany]

Howard, C.J. 1984. Breeding the mangrove snake (Boiga dendrophila) at Twycross Zoo. Acta Zoologica et Patholica Antverpiensia, pp. 271-276.

Jordan, M.A. and G.H. Rodda. 1994. Identification of sex in Boiga irregularis: Implications for understanding population dynamics in Guam.

Kroon, C. 1973. A new colubrid snake (Boiga) from southeastern Asia. Copeia 1973(3): 580-586.

Lankford, J.D. 1989. Stimulus control of foraging in brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis). Journal of the Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Sciences 21: 12.

Levinson, S.R., M.H. Evans, and F. Groves. 1976. A neurotoxic component of the venom from Blanding's tree snake (Boiga blandingi). Toxicon 14: 307-312.

Leviton, A.E. 1970. Contributions to a review of Philippine snakes, XI. The snakes of the genus Boiga. Philippine Journal of Science 97: 291-314.

Lim, Francis. 1980. The husbandry and reproduction of the mangrove snake (Boiga dendrophila). Zoom 80, A Journal of Zoo Management. pp. 1-8.

Linnell, M.A., et al. 1997. Natural history note - Boiga irregularis (Brown Tree Snake) - Incubation and Diet. Herpetological Review 28(3): 153.

McCoid, M.J. 1991. Brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) on Guam: a worst case scenario of an introduced predator. Micronesica 3: 63-69.

McCoid, M.J. 1994. Life history note - Boiga irregularis (Brown Tree Snake) - Reproduction. Herpetological Review 25(2): 69-70.

McCoid, M.J., T.H. Fritts, and E.W. Campbell, III. 1994. A brown tree snake (Colubridae: Boiga irregularis) sighting in Texas. Texas Journal of Science 46(4): 365-368.

Minton, S.A., and W.A. Dunson. 1978. Observations on the Palawan mangrove snake, Boiga dendrophila multicincta (Reptilia, Serpentes, Colubridae). Journal of Herpetology 12: 107-108.

Muir, J.H. 1987. Notes on the husbandry and breeding of the mangrove snake, Boiga dendrophila. Bulletin of the Chicago Herp. Society 22(3): 49-52.

Murphy, J.B. 1977. An unusual method of immobilizing avian prey by the dog-tooth cat snake, Boiga cynodon. Copeia 1977(1): 182-184.

Murphy, J.C., et al. 1994. A field guide and key to the snakes of the Danum Valley, a Bornean tropical forest ecosystem. Bull. Chicago Herp. Soc. 29(7): 133-151.

Nutphand, W., M.J. Cox, H.M. Smith, and D. Chiszar. 1991. The original description, type specimen and staus of the colubrid snake Boiga saengsomi Nutphand. Bulletin of the Herpetological Society 27(3): 157-165.

Rasmussen, J.B. (1997): Afrikanske slanger (10) - Boiga blandingii. Nord. Herpet. Foren. 40: 97-103.

Rasmussen, J.B. & A. Stimson 1983. Boiga Fitzinger, 1826 (Reptilia, Serpentes): Proposed conservation under the plenary powers. Z.N. (S.) 2404. - Bull. zool. Nom. 40: 209- 210.

Rodda, G. 1991. Fence Climbing by the Arboreal Snake Boiga irregularis. The Snake. 23 101-103.

Rodda, G.H. 1992. Foraging behavior of the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis. Herpetological Journal 2: 110-114.

Rodda, G.H., and T.H. Fritts. 1992. The impact of the introduction of the colubrid snake Boiga irregularis on Guam's lizards. Journal of Herpetology 26(2): 166-174.

Rodda, G.H., and T.H. Fritts. 1997. Modeling of brown tree snake size distributions highlights sampling problems and high adult mortality. Abstract. Conference Proceedings of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 77th Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Rodda, G.H., T.H. Fritts, and P.J. Conry. 1992. Origin and population growth of the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis, on Guam. Pacific Science 46(1): 46-57.

Savidge, J.A. 1987. Extinction of an island forest avifauna by an introduced snake. Ecology 68(3): 660-668.

Savidge, J.A. 1988. Food habits of Boiga irregularis, an introduced predator on Guam. Journal of Herpetology 22: 275-282.

Savidge, J.A. 1991. Population characteristics of the introduced brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) on Guam. Biotropica 23(3): 294-300.

Shivik, J.A. 1998. Brown tree snake response to visual and olfactory cues. Journal of Wildlife Management 62(1): 105-111.

Shivik, J.A., and L. Clark. 1997. Carrion seeking in brown tree snakes: importance of olfactory and visual cues. Journal of Experimental Zoology 279: 549-553.

Shivik, J.A., and L. Clark. 1997. Context specific importance of sensory modalities in foraging brown tree snakes. Abstract. Conference Proceedings of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 77th Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Torr, G.A., and S.J. Richards. 1996. Natural history notes: Boiga irregularis (Brown Tree Snake) - Diet. Herpetological Review 27(1): 22.

Valle, G.H. 1995. Mangrove Snakes: members of the genus Boiga in Thailand. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine. 1995 (Nov.Dec.):12-18.

Vest, D.K., S.P. MacKessy, and K.V. Kardong. 1991. The unique Duvernoy's secretion of the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis). Toxicon 29: 532-535.

Vogel, G. 1994. Boiga multitemporalis Bourret, 1935 - ein junior-synonym von Boiga kraepelini Stejneger, 1902 (Serpentes: Colubridae). [Boiga multitemporalis Bourret, 1935 - A junior-synonym of Boiga kraepelini Stejneger, 1902 (Serpentes: Colubridae)]. Sauria. 16 (1):15-20.

Wall, F. 1907. A popular treatise on the common Indian snakes. Part 7. Echis carinatus, Boiga trigonatus. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18: 525-554.

Weinstein, S.A., D. Chiszar, R.C. Bell, and L.A. Smith. 1991. Lethal potency and fractionation of Duvernoy's secretion from the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis. Toxicon 29: 401-408.

Weinstein, S.A., B.G. Stiles, M.J. McCoid, L.A. Smith, and K.V. Kardong. 1993. Variation and lethal potencies and acetylcholine receptor binding activity of Duvernoy's secretions from the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis. Journal of Natural Toxins 2: 187-198.

Whitaker, R. 1970. Slight reaction from bites of the rear-fanged snakes Boiga ceylonensis (Gunther) and Dryophis nasutus (Lacepede). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 67: 113.

Young, R.A. 1983. Feeding behavior of captive Boiga. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 18: 89-91.

Zalisko, E.J., and K.V. Kardong. 1992. Histology and histochemistry of the Duvernoy's gland of the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis. Copeia 1992: 791-799.