Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Macrochelys temminckii listed in key words.

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41487 News Barnard, C. 2023. 'Prehistoric' large snapping turtle invades North Bay lake. ABC 7 news. San Francisco, CA. Created on 05/19/2023. Accessed on 05/24/2023.
12121 Journal Article Bury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach. 1976. Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California. Biological Conservation 10:1-14.
36346 Journal Article Chaffin, K., T.M. Norton, K. Gilardi, R. Poppenga, J.B. Jensen, P. Moler, C. Cray, E.S. Dierenfeld, T. Chen, and M. Oliva. 2008. Health assessment of free-ranging alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii) in Georgia and Florida. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 44(3):670-686.
12109 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
36344 Journal Article Dutton, H.R., L.H. Du Preez, O. Verneau, N.V. Whelan, and S.A. Bullard. 2021. First Record of a Polystome from Alligator Snapping Turtle, Macrochelys temminckii (Cryptodira: Chelydridae) or Mississippi; with Comments on “Neopolystoma orbiculare (Stunkard, 1916)” and Its Junior Subjective Synonyms. The Journal of Parasitology 107(1):74-88.
36350 Journal Article Folt, B., J.B. Jensen, A. Teare, and D. Rostal. 2016. Establishing Reference Demography for Conservation: A Case Study of Macrochelys temminckii in Spring Creek, Georgia. Herpetological Monographs 30(1):21-33.
13374 Journal Article Heck, B.A. 1998. The Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) in Southeast Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 78:53-58.
36349 Journal Article Hossain, S., S. Wimalasena, and G.J. Heo. 2017. Virulence Factors and Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern of Citrobacter freundii Isolated from Healthy Pet Turtles and their Environment. Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 12(1):10-16.
36352 Journal Article Huntzinger, C.C., I. Louque, W. Selman, P.V. Lindeman, and E.K. Lyons. 2019. Distribution and Abundance of the Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) in Southwestern Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 18(1):65-75.
29616 Journal Article Jensen, J.B., and W.S. Birkhead. 2003. DISTRIBUTION AND STATUS OF THE>ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE>(MACROCHELYS TEMMINCKII) IN GEORGIA. Southeastern Naturalist 2(1):25-34.
36348 Journal Article Johnson, R.D., and C.L. Nielsen. 2016. Traumatic amputation of finger from an alligator snapping turtle bite. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine 27(2):277-281.
13340 News Katz, C. 1994. Mall safari bags snapping turtle. The Washington Times. Washington, DC. 8 (8):C4.
34428 News Larthridge, R. 2020. This is Lord Fairfax, a huge turtle found lumbering through a Virginia neighborhood. Atlanta, GA. Created on 06/17/2020. Accessed on 07/17/2020.
29617 Journal Article Lescher, T.C., Z. Tang-Martinez, and J.T. Briggler. 2013. Habitat Use by the Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys>temminckii) and Eastern Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)>in Southeastern Missouri. The American Midland Naturalist 169(1):86-96.
26595 News Miller, H. 2013. Alligator snapping turtle caught at Prineville Reservoir. 10 (21). Created on 10/21/2013. Accessed on 10/28/2013.
18654 Journal Article Murphy, R.W. 1969. An Alligator Snapping Turtle, Macrochelys temminckii, from California's Inland Waters. California Fish and Game 55(1):85-86.
41488 Web Page Rubio, C. 2023. Snapping turtle at Howarth Park. Created on 05/15/2023. Accessed on 05/24/2023.
29618 Journal Article Thomas, T.M., M.C. Granatosky, J.R. Bourque, K.L. Krysko, P.E. Moler, T. Gamble, E. Suarez, E. Leone, K.M. Enge, and J. Roman. 2014. Taxonomic assessment of Alligator Snapping Turtles>(Chelydridae: Macrochelys), with the description of>two new species from the southeastern United States. Zootaxa 2:141-165.
36351 Journal Article U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. Inclusion of Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macroclemys [=Macrochelys] temminckii) and All Species of Map Turtle (Graptemys spp.) in Appendix III to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Federal Register 70:74700-74712.
34418 Web Page Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. 2020. . Created on 06/11/2020. Accessed on 07/06/2020.
36347 Journal Article West, M., T. Scott, S. Simcik, and R. Elsey. 2000. New records of endohelminths of the alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) from Arkansas and Louisiana, USA. Comparative Parasitology 67(1):122-124.
36345 Journal Article Yu, Z., Y. Geng, K. Wang, Y. Zhou, M. Deng, D. Liu, and Y. Fan. 2015. PCR detection and pathohistological analysis of ranavirus infection in alligator snapping turtle. Chinese Journal of Zoology 50(1):68-74.


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