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RAPHUS CUCULLATUS & ORNIRHORYNCHUS ANATINU

 

Raphus cucullatus

 

1. Cheke, A. & Hume, J. Lost land of the dodo : an ecological history of Mauritius, Réunion

& Rodrigues. London : T & AD Poyser, 2008, 464 p. ISBN 978-0-7136-6544-4.

2. Cuvier. Note sur quelques ossemens qui paraissent appartenir au Dronte, espèce d’oiseau

perdue seulement depuis deux siècles ; lue à l’Académie des sciences, séance du 12

juillet 1830. In Bulletin des Sciences naturelles et de Géologie, vol. 22, 1830, p. 122-125.

3. De Blainville, H.D. Mémoire sur le dodo, autrement dronte, (Didus ineptus. L.). In

Nouvelles annales du Muséum d’Histoire naturelle, t. 4, 1835, p. 1-36.

4. De Wit, R. Een skelet van de dodo te Delft. In Geologie en mijnbouw, 2e jrg., n° 9, 1940,

p. 197-200.

De literatuur over de Dodo is zeer omvangrijk, voor uitgebreide literatuurlijsten kan

verwezen worden naar :

  • · K. Lambrecht. Handbuch der Palaeorinithologie, 1933.
  • · A.C. Oudemans. Dodo-studiën. Verh. Kon. Akad. v. Wetensch., 2e Sectie, Dl. 19,

n° 4, 1917.”

5. Dixon, C. Lost and vanishing birds : being a record of some remarkable extinct species

and a plea for some threatened forms. London : John Macqueen, 1898, 295 p.

6. Duncan, J.S. A summary review of the authorities on which naturalists are justified in

believing that the Dodo, Didus ineptus Linn., was a bird existing in the Isle of France, or

the neighbouring islands, until a recent period. In The Zoological Journal, vol. 3, 1827-

1828, p. 554-566.

7. Fitzinger, L.J. Mittheilung über eine Original-Abbildung des Dronte (Didus ineptus

Linné) von Roland Savery in der k. k. Gemälde-Gallerie im Belvedere zu Wien. In

Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Jrg. 14, Bd. 1, 1848, p. 79-81.

8. Hamel, J. Der Dodo, die einsiedler und der erdichtete Nazarvogel. Sanct-Petersburg :

Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1848, 47 p.

9. Hume, J.P. The history of the Dodo Raphus cucullatus and the penguin of Mauritius. In

Historical biology, vol. 18, n° 2, 2006, p. 69-93.

10. Lankester, E.R. Extinct animals. London : Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, 1905, 331 p.

11. Lüttschwager, J. Zur systematischen Stellung der ausgestorbenen Drontevögel Gattung

Raphus (Didus) und Pezophaps. In Zoologischer Anzeiger, Bd. 162, H. 5-6, 1959, p. 127-

148.

12. Milne-Edwards, A. Remarques sur des ossements de dronte (Didus ineptus) nouvellement

recueillis à l’île Maurice. In Annales des sciences naturelles, 5ème série, t. V, n° 6, 1866,

p. 355-380.

13. Morel. Sur les oiseaux monstrueux nommés Dronte, Dodo, Cygne capuchonné, Solitaire

& Oiseau de Nazare, et sur la petite Isle de sable, à 50 lieues environ de Madagascar. In

Observations sur la physique, sur l’histoire naturelle et sur les arts avec des planches en

taille-douce, dédiées à Mgr. Le Comte d’Artois. Paris : Chez Ruault, 1778, p. 154-157.

14. Myers, N. No more dodos. In New Scientist, vol.91, n° 1260, 1981, p. 32. [Review of the

book Extinction : the causes and consequences of the disappearance of species by Paul

R. and Anne H. Ehrlich]

15. Newton, E. & Gadow, H. On additional bones of the Dodo and other extinct birds of

Mauritius obtained by Mr. Théodore Sauzier. In Transactions of the Zoological Society of

London, vol. 13, pt. 7, 1892, p. 281-302.

16. Oddie, B. The tragedy of Tibble’s wren. In New Scientist, vol. 116, n° 1589, p. 67.

[Review of the book Extinct birds by Errol Fuller]

17. Ottow, B. Didus ineptus L., en paleornitologisk skiss. In Fauna och flora, vol. 44, nr. 1,

1949, p. 18-30.

18. Oudemans, A.C. Dodo-studiën : naar aanleiding van de vondst van een gevelsteen met

Dodo-beeld van 1561 te Vere. In Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van

Wetenschappen te Amsterdam, 2de sectie, dl. 19, n° 4, 1917, met 15 platen.

19. Owen, R. On the Dodo (Part II). Notes on the articulated skeleton of the Dodo (Didus

ineptus, Linn.) in the British Museum. In Transactions of the Zoological Society of

London, vol. 7, 1869/72, p. 513-525, pl. LXIV-LXVI.

20. Owen, R. On the osteology of the Dodo (Didus ineptus, Linn.). In Transactions of the

Zoological Society of London, vol. 6, 1869, p. 49-85, pl. XV-XXIV.

21. Rothschild, W. Extinct birds : an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those

birds which have become extinct in historical times – that is, within the last six or seven

hundred years. To which is added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of

extinction. London : Hutchinson & Co, 1907, 244 p.

22. Rountree, F.R.G., Guérin, R., Pelte, S. & Vinson, J. Catalogue of the birds of Mauritius.

In The Mauritius Institute Bulletin, vol. 3, pt. 3, 1952, p. 155-217.

23. Salvadori, F.B. & Florio, P.L. Ces animaux qui disparaissent. Paris : Bordas, 1978, 202

p. ISBN 2-04-010213-2.

24. Storer, R.W. Independent evolution of the Dodo and the Solitaire. In The Auk, vol. 87,

1970, p. 369-370.

25. Strickland, H.E. & Melville, A.G. The Dodo and its kindred ; or the history, affinities,

and osteology of the Dodo, Solitaire, and other extinct birds of the islands Mauritius,

Rodriguez, and Bourbon. London : Reeve, Benham & Reeve, 1848, 227 p.

26. Swinton, W.E. Fossil birds. London : British Museum (Natural History), 1958, 63 p.

[Fig. 5. Skeleton of the Dodo, p. 11]

27. Thompson, J.V. Contributions towards the natural history of the dodo (Didus ineptus

Lin.), (fig. 107) a bird which appears to have become extinct towards the end of the 17th

or beginning of the 18th century. In The Magazine of Natural History and Journal of

zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology and meteorology, vol. 2, 1829, p. 442-448.

28. Van Wissen, B. Dodo Raphus cucullatus [Didus ineptus]. Amsterdam : Zoölogisch

Museum, 1995, 102 p. ISBN 90-800615-4-0.

29. Wood, C.A. Two hitherto unpublished pictures of the Mauritius Dodo. In Ibis, 12th ser.,

vol. 3, 1927, p. 724-732.

 

 

Ornithorynchus anatinus

 

1. Augee, M.L. Platypus and Echidnas. Mosman : The Royal Zoological Society of New

South Wales, 1992, 296 p. ISBN 0-9599951-61.

2. Belloy, D. Les animaux champions de l’insolite. Paris : Hachette, 1972, p. 4.

3. Bergamini, D. De dierenwereld van Australië. Amsterdam : N.V. Het Parool, 1965, 197

p.

4. Burrell, H. The platypus : its discovery, zoological position, form and characteristics,

habits, life history, etc. Sidney : Angus & Robertson Limited, 1927, 227 p.

5. Caldwell, W.H. The embryology of Monotremata and Marsupalia. In Philosophical

Transactions of the Royal Society of London, vol. 178, 1887, p. 463-486.

6. D’Ami, R. Les animaux d’Océanie. Paris : Hachette, 1971, p. 16-17.

7. Deligeorges, S. Puzzle sur pattes à bec et poils : l’inclassable ornithorynque, vivant

témoin de l’imagination débridée de l’évolution. In La Recherche, n° 296, mars 1997, p.

62-65.

8. Evans, B.K. [et al] Diving ability of the platypus. In Australian Journal of Zoology, vol.

42, n° 1, 1994, p. 17-27.

9. Fischer, P.-H. Les animaux d’Australie : la faune la plus curieuse au monde. Paris :

Payot, 1959, p. 127-135.

10. Frauca, H. The book of Australian wild life : a panoramic view of Australian animals

from insects to high mammals. London : Heinemann, 1965, p. 101-104.

11. Furlan, E. [et al] Is body size variation in the platypus (Ornithorynchus anatinus)

associated with environmental variables? In Australian Journal of Zoology, vol. 59, issue

4, 2011, p. 201-215.

12. Grant, T. The platypus : a unique mammal. Kensington : New South Wales University

Press, 1989, 73 p. ISBN 0-86840-243-5.

13. Grzimek, B. Les protothériens. In Le monde animal, vol. X/1, 1971, p. 43-52.

14. Grützner, F., Gemmel, N. & Johnson, C. Beyond the platypus genome. In Australian

Journal of Zoology, vol. 57, issue 3-4, 2009, p. 149-293.

15. Home, E. A description of the anatomy of Ornithorynchus paradoxus. In Philosophical

Transactions of the Royal Society of London, vol. 92, 1802, p. 67-84.

16. Krefft, G. The mammals of Australia. Sydney : Thomas Richard, 1871.

17. Ley, W. The lungfish and the unicorn : an excursion into romantic zoology. London :

Hutchinson’s Scientific and Technical Publications, 1948, p. 120, 126, 168-174.

18. Limon, E. Chimère des antipodes. In Géo, n° 33, novembre 1981, p. 38-48.

19. Manger, P.R. & Pettigrew, J.D. Platypus biology : recent advances and reviews. In

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Biological Series, vol. 353, n° 1372,

1998, p. 1057-1237.

20. Wilson, J.T. Description (with figures) of a young specimen of Ornithorynchus anatinus

from the collection of the Australian Museum, Sidney. In Proceedings of the Linnean

Society of New South Wales, ser. 2, vol. 9, 1894, p. 682-690.

 
 
 
 
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