Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
887 OtherAnonymous1994Wildlife integrity white paper.
951 Journal ArticleBradley, W.G., and J.E. Deacon1967The biotic communities of southern Nevada.
15915 NewsBrennan, P.2006O.C. Turtles Crowded Out.
12121 Journal ArticleBury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach1976Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California.
12176 OtherCalifornia Academy of Sciences.1998output from the California Academy of Sciences database provided by Jens Vindum, collection manager.
704 BookCardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell.1993Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6.
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
12138 Journal ArticleConant, R.1961The softshell turtle, Trionyx spinifer, introduced and established in New Jersey.
700 BookConant, R., and J.T. Collins.1991A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America.
13342 BookConant, R., and J.T. Collins.1998A Field Guide to Reptiles and & Amphibians. Eastern and Central North America. Third Edition, Expanded.
18961 Journal ArticleCowles, R.B., and C.M. Bogert1936The herpetology of the Boulder Dam region (Nev., Ariz., Utah)
12109 OtherDemlong, M.1997personal communication (herpetologist, Phoenix Zoo, 455 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 602-273-1341).
13174 BookErnst, C.H., J.E Lovich, and R.W. Barbour.1994Turtles of the United States and Canada.
12141 Journal ArticleErnst, C.H., S.C. Belfit, S.W. Sekscienski, and A.F. Laemmerzahl1997The Amphibians and Reptiles of Ft. Belvoir and Northern Virginia.
13772 NewsFimrite, P.2004Turtles Battle for Marin Turf: Native Western Pond Species is Being Driven out of its Home in Marin Water District Lakes.
18582 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor).2009FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009.
12148 BookJones, K.B.1988Distribution and Habitat Associations of Herpetofauna in Arizona: Comparisons by Habitat Type. In: R.C. Szaro, K.E. Severson, and D.R. Patton (coordinators) Management of Amphibians, Reptiles and Small Mammals in North America.
23803 Journal ArticleKrysko, K.L., J.P. Burgess, M.R. Rochford, C.R. Gillette, D. Cueva, K.M. Enge, L.A. Somma, J.L. Stabile, D.C. Smith, J.A. Wasilewski, G.N. Kieckhefer, III, M.C. Granatosky, and S.V. Nielsen2011Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: Outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages.
1503 Journal ArticleLaudenslayer, W.F., Jr., W.E. Grenfell, Jr., and D.C. Zeiner1991A check-list of the amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals of California.
18906 Journal ArticleLindsdale, J.M.1940Amphibians and Reptiles in Nevada.
12179 Journal ArticleLivo, L.J., G.A. Hammerson, and H.M. Smith1998Summary of Amphibians and Reptiles Introduced into Colorado.
27545 ReportMassachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.2013Walden planning unit including Walden Pond State Reservation: Resource Management Plan
28936 NewsMcKay, D.2016Invasive species of turtle spotted in western Massachusetts.
12139 Journal ArticleMiller, R.R.1946The probable origin of the soft-shelled turtle in the Colorado River basin.
21077 Journal ArticleMitchell, J.C., B.W. Steury, K.A. Buhlmann, P.P. van Dijk.2007Chinese softshell turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis) in the Potomac River and notes on Eastern spiny softshells (Apalone spinifera) in Northern Virginia.
31605 Web PagePAHerps2016Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle
17280 ReportSchmidt, C.A., C.A. Drost, and W.L. Halvorson.2006Vascular Plant and Vertebrate Inventory of Montezuma Castle National Monument.
15913 Journal ArticleSpinks, P.Q., G.B. Pauly, J.J. Crayon, and H.B. Shaffer2003Survival of the western pond turtle (Emys marmorata) in an urban California environment.
702 BookStebbins, R.C.1966A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians.
13272 BookStebbins, R.C.1985A field guide to western reptiles and ampbibians. Peterson Field Guide series
14257 Web PageU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.2005National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S.
13761 NewsWalder, R.2004Another Non-native Species Found in West Marin's Creeks.


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