Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
15817 BookBrennan, T.C., and A.T. Holycross.2006A Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles in Arizona.
13313 BookBrown, H.A., R.B. Bury, D.M. Darda, L.V. Diller, C.R. Peterson, and R.M. Storm.1995Reptiles of Washington and Oregon.
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.
25916 DatabaseCalifornia Academy of Sciences.2013California Academy of Sciences herpetology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
27253 Journal ArticleCove, M.V., and A.S. Maurer.2015The Snapping Turtle, Chelydra serpentina (Linnaeus 1758) (Testudines: Chelydridae), in the Florida Keys.
15707 NewsDaley, J.2006Animal hospital looking for home for snapping turtle.
12129 BookDegenhardt, W.G., C.W. Painter, and A.H. Price.1996The Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico.
12109 OtherDemlong, M.1997personal communication (herpetologist, Phoenix Zoo, 455 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 602-273-1341).
36296 NewsDepping, M.2020FWP asking people to be on the lookout for snapping turtles in Missoula Valley
13772 NewsFimrite, P.2004Turtles Battle for Marin Turf: Native Western Pond Species is Being Driven out of its Home in Marin Water District Lakes.
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
12097 Journal ArticleHulse, A.C.1980Notes on the Occurrence of Introduced Turtles in Arizona.
24851 DatabaseiMapInvasives.2016Oregon iMapInvasives
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.
25773 Journal ArticleLeberer, T.2003Records of freshwater turtles on Guam, Mariana Islands
15976 BookLemm, Jeffrey M.2006Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of the San Diego Region.
12179 Journal ArticleLivo, L.J., G.A. Hammerson, and H.M. Smith1998Summary of Amphibians and Reptiles Introduced into Colorado.
15910 Web PageMcBee, D.1999Menace on Lake Washington.
41556 NewsOregon Department of Fish and Wildlife2023Large snapping turtle located in Harrisburg
18215 NewsRockenstein, D.2008Fish with teeth, crazy catch.
25992 DatabaseSanta Barbara Museum of Natural History2013Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History vertebrate zoology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
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.
13272 BookStebbins, R.C.1985A field guide to western reptiles and ampbibians. Peterson Field Guide series
13656 BookStebbins, R.C.2003A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. Third Edition.
12128 Journal ArticleStuart, J.N.1995Notes on Aquatic Turtles of the Rio Grande Drainage, New Mexico.
12130 Journal ArticleStuart, J.N., and C.W. Painter1988Geographic Distribution: Chelydra serpentina serpentina.
25931 DatabaseUniversity of Colorado2013University of Colorado Museum of Natural History herpetology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,


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