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Darevsky I.S., 1960. The Population Dynamic, Migration and Growth In Phrynocephalus helioscopus persicus De Fill In The Arax River Valley (Armenia). Bull. Mosc. Obsh. Isp. Prirody. Otd. Biologii. V. LXV (6) : 31-38. Scanned version is available

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Manvelyan K.A., Tadevosyan T.L. 2000. The Method of Ecosystem Simulation in Conservation of Biodiversity of Gorovan Sands. // Proceedings of republican youth scientific conference "The future of ecological science in Armenia",Yerevan, pp. 64-68. (In Russian).

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Melnikov, D.A., Ananjeva, N.B., Agasyan, A.L.,Rajabizadeh, M. 2008. Historical background and taxonomic status of the Persian Toad-Headed Agama Phrynocephalus persicus De Filippi, 1863 and Horwath's Sun-watcher toad-head agama Phrynocephalus helioscopus horvathi Mehely, 1894. Questions of Herpetology, 2008: 286-297. (In Russian) (PDF is Available).

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Tadevosyan T.L., 2001. [On Physiological-Ethological Adaptations of Lizards in Conditions of Gorovan Sands and their Neighborhood.] Thesis of Proceedings of republican Scientific Conference on Zoology, Yerevan, pp. 111-112.(In Russian)

Tadevosyan T.L. 2001. Communication Behavior of Sunwatcher Lizards (Phrynocephalus persicus de Filippii (Reptilia, Sauria, Agamidae.) About // Thesises on the republican zoological conference, Yerevan, pp. 109-111. (In Russian)

Tadevosyan T.L. 2002. New Opportunities of Investigation of the Nest Incubaion of Phrynocephalus helioscopus persicus De Filippi (Reptilia, Sauria, Agamidae). // Pushinskaja Scool-Conference of Young scientists. (In Russian)

Tadevosyan T.L., 2003. Goravan Sands in Danger // Caucasus Environment, 3(4), pp. 27- 30.

Tadevosyan T.L. 2001. [The Fenological Identification of Persian Sun-Watcher Lizards] (Phrynocephalus persicus de Filippi 1863. Reptilia, Sauria, Agamidae). // Collect. of articles of the young researchers. Yerevan, «Gitutiun», 1(2): pp. 62-67. (In Russian)

Tadevosyan T.L. 2005.Conservation of The Endangered Persian Sun-Watcher Lizard: Step 1. Report of the ANSEF Project 05-NS-zoo-814-50, 46 pp.Links:

Tadevosyan T.L. 2006. Habitat Suitability for Reptiles in the Goravan Sands Sanctuary, Armenia / Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 1 (1):40-45. available at

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