Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
19048 News 2008Animal control captures caiman in Glen Burnie.
13262 NewsAltimari, D.1996If the stump moves it might be a spectacled caiman.
12090 NewsAnonymous1997Area News: Alligator-like creature found.
13176 Journal ArticleBelleville, B.1994Critter Patrol.
13557 NewsBergman, H.2003Later, Gator.
13180 Journal ArticleBury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach1976Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California.
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.
32196 Web PageCaribherp2000Amphibians and Reptiles of the Puerto Rican Bank
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
14751 Journal ArticleChristiansen, J.L.2001Non-native Amphibians and Reptiles in Iowa.
19046 NewsColangelo, L.2008All of a sudden, Brooklyn is caiman island with park discovery.
700 BookConant, R., and J.T. Collins.1991A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America.
13263 NewsCrombie, N.1996'Honey, we caught a gator'.
12134 Journal ArticleD'Alessandro, S., and C.H. Ernst1995Additional geographic records for reptiles in Virginia.
12109 OtherDemlong, M.1997personal communication (herpetologist, Phoenix Zoo, 455 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 602-273-1341).
18628 NewsDeSantis, J.2001A Gator in New York City? To Him it's Just a Lizard.
12082 Journal ArticleEllis, T.M.1980Caiman crocodilus: an established exotic in south Florida.
12141 Journal ArticleErnst, C.H., S.C. Belfit, S.W. Sekscienski, and A.F. Laemmerzahl1997The Amphibians and Reptiles of Ft. Belvoir and Northern Virginia.
18582 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor).2009FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009.
25898 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History2013Florida Museum of Natural History herpetology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
13264 BookGrenard, S.1991Handbook of Alligators and Crocodiles.
659 Journal ArticleKing, W., and T. Krakauer1966The exotic herpetofauna of Southeast Florida
12179 Journal ArticleLivo, L.J., G.A. Hammerson, and H.M. Smith1998Summary of Amphibians and Reptiles Introduced into Colorado.
14818 Web PageMinnesota Department of Natural Resources2005Field Notes: Don't Let Them Go.
12143 BookMitchell, J.C.1994The Reptiles of Virginia.
19430 NewsNg, G.2004Authorities catch alligator-type animal in Baltimore county.
18984 Web PagePearce, M.2010Alligator found in Kansas lake.
1951 NewsPyle, R.2001Search on for Central Park Alligator.
13640 NewsRoesler, R.2003Freed pets taking over.
19423 NewsRoylance, F.D.2010Teen captures wayward 'alligator' in Patapsco River.
23863 NewsSantoni, Matthew.2011Cleanup crew pulls exotic reptile from creek.
15741 ReportSeng, P., and G. White.2003Indiana aquatic nuisance species (ANS) management plan.
18618 NewsStewart, B.2001Myth of Alligator is Dispelled When Tean Captures Caiman.
25751 Web PageUnknown.2013About Puerto Rico: Caimans.
24217 Journal ArticleWatlington, F.1998Wetland restoration in Puerto Rico with exotic equivalents of extinct keystone vertebrates.
13259 BookWebb, R.G.1970Reptiles of Oklahoma.
12019 BookWilson, L.D., and L. Porras.1983The Ecological Impact of Man on the South Florida Herpetofauna.


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