Reference List

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

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18040 Web Page Adams, T. 2008. Turtles battle for turf with non-native species. accessed 7/30/2008.
13222 Book Chapter Albright, J. 1999. Hypotheticals, accidentals, and other oddities. Pages 197-200 in Hunter, M.L., Jr., A.J.K Calhoun, and M. McCullough, eds. Maine amphibians and reptiles. The University of Maine Press. Orono, ME.
887 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
12106 Web Page Anonymous. 1997. Reptile and Amphibian Checklist Query Results.
12165 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
35784 Journal Article Aplasca, A. C., V. Titus, R. J. Ossiboff, L. Murphy, T. A. Seimon, K. Ingerman, W. E. Moser, P. P. Calle, and J. M. Sykes. 2019. Health Assessment of Free-Ranging Chelonians in an Urban Section of the Bronx River, New York, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 55(2):352-362.
12166 Book Ashton, R.E. Jr., and P.S. Ashton. 1991. Handbook of Reptiles and Amphibians of Florida. Part Two: Lizards, Turtles and Crocodilians. Windward Publishing, Inc Miami, Florida.
14088 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
19200 Journal Article Ballinger, R.E., and J.D. Lynch. 1999. Geographic Distribution. Trachemys scripta elegans. Herpetological Review 30(2):108-109.
12022 Report Bancroft, G.T., J.S. Godley, D.T. Gross, N.N. Rojas, D.A. Sutphen, and R.W. McDiarmid. 1983. Large-scale operations management test of use of the white amur for control of problem aquatic plants. The herpetofauna of Lake Conway: species accounts. Miscellaneous Paper A-83-5. US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS.
13209 Book Bartlett, R.D., and P.P. Bartlett. 1999. A Field Guide to Florida Reptiles and Amphibians. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston.
13509 Book Beebee, T.J.C., and R.A. Griffiths. 2000. Amphibians and Reptiles, A Natural History of the British Fauna. Harper Collins Publishers, London.
29169 News Brean, H. 2016. Predators force removal of endangered fish at Spring Mountain Ranch pond. Las Vegas Review-Journal. Las Vegas, NV. 2016 (12 October). Created on 10/12/2016. Accessed on 11/03/2016.
13369 Web Page Breisch, A.R. 2001. New York State Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Project. accessed 24 april 09.
35746 Journal Article Brenes, R., M. J. Gray, T. B. Waltzek, R. P. Wilkes, and D. L. Miller. 2014. Transmission of ranavirus between ectothermic vertebrate hosts. PloS one 9(3):e92476.
15915 News Brennan, P. 2006. O.C. Turtles Crowded Out. The Orange County Resister. July 14, 2006.
15817 Book Brennan, T.C., and A.T. Holycross. 2006. A Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles in Arizona. Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, AZ.
28401 Journal Article Brown, G.J III. 2015. Trachemys scripta (Pond Slider). Herpetological Review 46(4):567.
13313 Book Brown, H.A., R.B. Bury, D.M. Darda, L.V. Diller, C.R. Peterson, and R.M. Storm. 1995. Reptiles of Washington and Oregon. Seattle Audubon Society, Seattle.
29907 Report Bureau of Natural and Cultural Resources. 2015. Florida Park Service Resource Management Annual Report. Florida Park Service.
26683 Web Page Burger, J. 2009. University of Washington Freshwater Ecology & Conservation Lab: Trachemys scripta elegans report. Created on 12/07/2009. Accessed on 01/16/2014.
12088 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
12121 Journal Article Bury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach. 1976. Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California. Biological Conservation 10:1-14.
12110 Journal Article Butterfield, B.P., W.E. Meshaka, Jr., and J.B. Hauge. 1994. Two turtles new to the Florida Keys. Herpetological Review 25(2):81.
14241 Journal Article Cadi, A., and P. Joly. 2004. Impact of the introduction of the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) on survival rates of the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis). Biodiversity and Conservation 13:2511-2518.
35747 Journal Article Cadi, A., and P. Joly. 2003. Competition for basking places between the endangered European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis galloitalica) and the introduced red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans). Canadian Journal of Zoology 81(8):1392-1398.
35766 Journal Article Cadi, A., and P. Joly. 2004. Impact of the introduction of the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) on survival rates of the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis). Biodiversity & Conservation 13(13):2511-2518.
12176 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
704 Book Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell. 1993. Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6. 2nd edition. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Westborough, MA.
28099 Journal Article Casper, G.S., and T.G. Anton. 2012. Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider). Herpetological Review 43(1):100.
24369 Database Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. 2019. EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. Accessed on 01/27/2019.
14751 Journal Article Christiansen, J.L. 2001. Non-native Amphibians and Reptiles in Iowa. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 108(4):210-211.
29011 News Clarke, C. 2015. 3 invasive animals that have permanently changed the Delta. Burbank, CA. 2015 (6 July). Created on 07/06/2015. Accessed on 09/15/2016.
32960 Journal Article Clements, S.L., S.V.L. Catania, and C.A. Searcy. 2019. Non-native species dominate herpetofaunal community patterns in both native and non-native habitat patches in urban Miami-Dade County. Biological Invasions 21(5):1775-1788.
12056 Book Conant, R. 1951. The Reptiles of Ohio. University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Indiana.
700 Book Conant, R., and J.T. Collins. 1991. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. Volume 12. Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston.
13342 Book Conant, R., and J.T. Collins. 1998. A Field Guide to Reptiles and & Amphibians. Eastern and Central North America. Third Edition, Expanded. Houghton and Mifflin Company, Boston.
18627 Journal Article Cooper, J.E. 1959. The Turtle Pseudemys scripta Feral in Maryland. Herpetologica 15(1):44.
35754 Journal Article Crossley, D. A., O. H. Wearing, B. Platzack, L. K. Hartzler, and J. W. Hicks. 2015. Acute and chronic temperature effects on cardiovascular regulation in the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta). Journal of Comparative Physiology B 185(4):401-411.
12134 Journal Article D'Alessandro, S., and C.H. Ernst. 1995. Additional geographic records for reptiles in Virginia. Herpetological Review 26(4):212-214.
12129 Book Degenhardt, W.G., C.W. Painter, and A.H. Price. 1996. The Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press.
12025 Report DeGraaf, R.M., and D.D. Rudis. 1983. New England Wildlife: Habitat, Natural History, and Distribution. USDA, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, General Technical Report NE-108.
35820 Journal Article Demkowska-Kutrzepa, M., M. Studzinska, M. Roczen-Karczmarz, K. Tomczuk, Z. Abbas, and P. Rozanski. 2018. A review of the helminths co-introduced with Trachemys scripta elegans - a threat to European native turtle health. Amphibia-Reptilia 39(2):177-189.
12109 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
13902 Book Dixon, J.R. 2000. Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas Second Edition. Texas A & M University Press, College Station.
35749 Journal Article Dupuis-Desormeaux, M., K. McDonald, D. Moro, T. Reid, C. Agnew, R. Johnson, and S. E. MacDonald. 2021. A snapshot of the distribution and demographics of freshwater turtles along Toronto’s Lake Ontario coastal wetlands. Journal of Great Lakes Research 47(2):283-294.
12119 Report Duquesnel, J. 1996. Scaly Visitors. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee.
13508 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
12126 Journal Article Edgren, R.A., Jr. 1943. Pseudemys scripta troostii in Michigan. Copeia 1943(4):249.
13371 Journal Article Edgren, R.A., Jr. 1948. Some Additional Notes on Michigan Pseudemys. Natural History Miscellanea 22:1-2.
14378 Journal Article Ehret, D.J., and D. Parker. 2005. Geographic distribution: Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider). USA: Florida: St. Johns Co. Herpetological Review 36(1):78.
13174 Book Ernst, C.H., J.E Lovich, and R.W. Barbour. 1994. Turtles of the United States and Canada. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London.
12141 Journal Article Ernst, C.H., S.C. Belfit, S.W. Sekscienski, and A.F. Laemmerzahl. 1997. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Ft. Belvoir and Northern Virginia. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Sociey 33(1):1-62.
35753 Journal Article Espindola, S., J. L. Parra, and E. Vázquez-Domínguez. 2019. Fundamental niche unfilling and potential invasion risk of the slider turtle Trachemys scripta. PeerJ 7:e7923.
33970 Journal Article Everard, M., A.C. Pinder, R. Raghavan, and G. Kataria. 2019. Are well‐intended Buddhist practices an under‐appreciated threat to global aquatic biodiversity? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29:136-141.
15718 Journal Article Fidenci, P. 2006. Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared slider). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 37(1):80.
13772 News Fimrite, P. 2004. Turtles Battle for Marin Turf: Native Western Pond Species is Being Driven out of its Home in Marin Water District Lakes. 2004 (May 17).
18582 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor). 2009. FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
15949 Web Page Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2007. Florida's Exotic Wildlife species detail: Red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans.
27102 Journal Article García-Díaz, P., J.V. Ross, C. Ayres, and P. Cassey. 2014. Understanding the biological invasion risk posed by the global wildlife trade: propagule pressure drives the introduction and establishment of Nearctic turtles. Global Change Biology 21(3):1078-1091.
35769 Book Gibbons, J. W. 1990. Life history and ecology of the slider turtle. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.
12125 Journal Article Gordon, H., and J.A. Fowler. 1961. A new locality record for Pseudemys scripta elegans in Michigan. Copeia 1961(3):350.
15902 News Hall, W.A. 2006. The trouble with (non-local) turtles: Alien species might carry risky diseases that could harm local populations of reptiles.
13343 Book Harding, J.H. 1997. Amphibians and Reptiles of the Great Lakes Region. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.
12124 Book Harding, J.H., and J.A. Holman. 1990. Michigan Turtles and Lizards: A Field Guide and Pocket Reference. Michigan State University Bulletin Office, East Lansing Michigan.
29052 Journal Article Herpetological Review. 2016. New county records for Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, USA. Herpetological Review 47(1):94-95.
17281 News Hope, B. 2007. Chinatown Turtle Tug of War Felt in Central Park. The New York Sun. August 17, 2007. accessed 8/20/2007.
34112 News Hopkins, C. 2020. New York City has a turtle problem. National Geographic. Washington, DC. Created on 02/21/2020. Accessed on 02/24/2020.
12097 Journal Article Hulse, A.C. 1980. Notes on the Occurrence of Introduced Turtles in Arizona. Herpetological Review 11(1):16-17.
14784 Book Chapter Hulse, A.C. 1998. Amphibians and reptiles: review of status in Pennsylvania. Pages 171-200 in Hassinger, J.D., R.J. Hill, G.L. Storm, and R.H. Yahner, eds. Inventory and monitoring of biotic resources in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Biological Survey. University Park, PA.
701 Journal Article Hutchison, A.M. 1992. A reproducing population of Trachemys scripta elegans in southern Pinellas County, Florida. Herpetological Review 23(3):74-75.
27712 Database iMapInvasives. 2019. New York iMapInvasives. New York Natural Heritage Program, Albany, NY. Created on 07/08/2015. Accessed on 07/08/2015.
30142 News Jon Hammond. 2017. Natural Sightings: Sunning itself after a swim. Tehachapi News. Created on 06/26/2017. Accessed on 06/30/2017.
659 Journal Article King, W., and T. Krakauer. 1966. The exotic herpetofauna of southeast Florida. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 29(2):144-154.
19362 Report Kirkpatrick, W., A. Page, and M. Massam. 2007. RISK ASSESSMENT FOR EXOTIC REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS INTRODUCED TO AUSTRALIA – Pond Slider (Trachemys scripta) (Schoepff, 1792). Australia Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia.
13900 Journal Article Klemens, M.W. 1993. Amphibians and Reptiles of Connecticut and Adjacent Regions. Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut Bulletin i-xii(112):1-318.
35751 Journal Article Lamm, S. H., A. Taylor Jr., E. J. Gangarosa, H. W. Anderson, W. Young, M. H. Clark, and A. R. Bruce. 1972. Turtle-associated salmonellosis: I. An estimation of the magnitude of the problem in the United States, 1970–1971. American Journal of Epidemiology 95(6):511-517.
12024 Book Lazell, J.D. Jr. 1976. This Broken Archipelago: Cape Cod and the Islands, Amphibians and Reptiles. Quadrangle / The New York Times Book Co, New York.
25773 Journal Article Leberer, T. 2003. Records of freshwater turtles on Guam, Mariana Islands. Micronesica 35-36:649-652.
15976 Book Lemm, Jeffrey M. 2006. Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of the San Diego Region. University of California Press.
35748 Journal Article Lindsay, M. K., Y. Zhang, M. R. Forstner, and D. Hahn. 2013. Effects of the freshwater turtle Trachemys scripta elegans on ecosystem functioning: an approach in experimental ponds. Amphibia-Reptilia 34(1):75-84.
33050 Journal Article Livo, L. J., C. Wild, T. L. Wilcox, B. Shipley, B. Lambert, J. Ehrenberger, T. Warfel, and J. Logan. 2017. Distribution and activity season of the introduced Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) in Colorado. Herpetological Review 48(4):734-739.
15716 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
35785 Journal Article Ma, K., and H. Shi. 2017. Red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans (Wied-Neuwied) in Biological Invasions and Its Management in China. Springer Nature Singapore 13:49-76.
33802 Book Chapter Marambe, B., P. Silva, S. Ranwala, J. Gunawardena, D. Weerakoon, S. Wijesundara, L. Manawadu, N. Atapattu, and M. Murukulasuriya. 2011. Invasive alien fauna in Sri Lanka: National list, impacts and regulatory framework. Pages 445-450 in Veich, C.R., M.N. Clout, and D.R. Towns, eds. Island invasives: eradication and management. IUCN. Gland, Switzerland.
13370 Book Martof, B.S., W.M. Palmer, J.R. Bailey, and J.R. Harrison, III. 1980. Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill.
21009 News Mason, M. 2011. Red-Eared Sliders Invaside Connecticut. The Daily Easton. 8 (13).
1652 Book McCann, J.A., L.N. Arkin, and J.D. Williams. 1996. Nonindigenous Aquatic and Selected Terrestrial Species of Florida. Status, Pathways, Dates of Introduction, Range Distributions, and Significant Ecological and Economic Effects. Florida Caribbean Science Center, U S Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL.
12105 Book McKeown, S. 1996. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians in the Hawaiian Islands. Diamond Head Publishing, Inc, Los Osos, CA.
14087 Book Meshaka, W.E., Jr., B.P. Butterfield, and J.B. Hauge. 2004. The Exotic Amphibians and Reptiles of Florida. Krieger Publishing Co, Malabar, Florida.
13258 Book Minton, S.A., Jr. 2001. Amphibians and Reptiles of Indiana. Revised 2nd Edition. Indiana Academy of Science, Indianpolis.
12143 Book Mitchell, J.C. 1994. The Reptiles of Virginia. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
12168 Database Moler, P. 1996. Nonindigenous Records from Paul Moler's Database of Amphibians and Reptiles found in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Gainesville, FL.
27189 Book Moriarty, JJ., and C.D. Hall. 2014. Amphibians and reptiles in Minnesota. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN.
33364 Journal Article Morreale, S.J., Gibbons, J.W. and Congdon, J.D. 1984. Significance of activity and movement in the yellow-bellied slider turtle (Pseudemys scripta). Candian Journal of Zoology 62(6):1038-1042.
35786 Journal Article Nagano, N., S. Oana, Y. Nagano, and Y. Arakawa. 2006. A severe Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi B infection in a child related to a pet turtle, Trachemys scripta elegans. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases 59(2):132-134.
28831 Database New Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team. 2018. Interactive map. Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space, Pennington, NJ. Accessed on 01/30/2019.
27724 Journal Article Nguyen, J. 2015. Turtles on the Missouri. Nebraskaland Magazine 93(6):48-53.
29062 News Ohnouna, A. 2016. Profs. plan to euthanize turtles that have taken over the biopond. The Daily Pennsylvanian. Philadelphia, PA. 2016 (29 September). Created on 09/29/2016. Accessed on 09/30/2016.
12089 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
31330 Journal Article P. García-Díaz, D.S.L. Ramsey, A.P. Woolnough, M. Franch, G.A. Llorente, A. Montori, X. Buenetxea, A.R. Larrinaga, M. Lasceve, A. Álvarez, J.M. Traverso, A. Valdeón, A. Crespo, V. Rada, E. Ayllón, V. Sancho, J.I. Lacomba, J.Vicente Bataller, and M. Lizana. 2017. Challenges in confirming eradication success of invasive red-eared sliders. Biological Invasions 19(9):2739-2750.
35770 Journal Article Packard, G. C., J. K. Tucker, D. Nicholson, and M. J. Packard. 1997. Cold tolerance in hatchling slider turtles (Trachemys scripta). Copeia 1997(2):339-345.
13257 Book Palmer, W.M., and A.L. Braswell. 1995. Reptiles of North Carolina. The University of North Carolina Press for North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Chapel Hill and London.
27501 Journal Article Pearson, S.H., H.W. Avery, and J.R. Spotila. 2015. Juvenile invasive red-eared slider turtles negatively impact the growth of native turtles: Implications for global freshwater turtle populations. Biological Conservation 186:115-121.
12142 Journal Article Platt, S.G., and W.E. Snyder. 1996. Geographic distribution: Trachemys scripta elegans. Herpetological Review 27(3):151.
35752 Journal Article Polo-Cavia, N., A. Gonzalo, P. López, and J. Martín. 2010. Predator recognition of native but not invasive turtle predators by naïve anuran tadpoles. Animal Behaviour 80(3):461-466.
35768 Journal Article Polo-Cavia, N., P. López, and J. Martín. 2010. Competitive interactions during basking between native and invasive freshwater turtle species. Biological Invasions 12(7):2141-2152.
35767 Journal Article Polo-Cavia, N., P. López, and J. Martín. 2011. Aggressive interactions during feeding between native and invasive freshwater turtles. Biological Invasions 13(6):1387-1396.
23922 Journal Article Rahman, S.C., and P.R. Warny. 2011. Pelodiscus sinensis (Chinese Softshell Turtle). Extra-limital winter survival. Herpetological Review 42(2):267-268.
19685 Journal Article Rödder, D., A. Kwet, and S. Lötters. 2009. Translating natural history into geographic space: a macroecological perspective on the North American Slider, Trachmys scripta (Reptilia, Cryptodira, Emydidae). Journal of Natural History 43:2525-2536.
27181 Journal Article Rose, F.L., and R.W. Manning. 1996. Notes on the biology of the slider, Trachemys scripta elegans (Reptilia: Emydidae), inhabiting man-made cattle ponds in West Texas. Texas Journal of Science 48(3):191-206.
13432 Journal Article Salzberg, A. 2000. The Norway Rat of the Turtle World. Reptile and Amphibian Hobbyist April:84-85.
17280 Report Schmidt, C.A., C.A. Drost, and W.L. Halvorson. 2006. Vascular Plant and Vertebrate Inventory of Montezuma Castle National Monument. U S Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center, Sonoran Desert Research Station, University of Arizona.
13553 Web Page Shell, R.K. 2002. Pet store turtle take over?
33154 Journal Article Slavenko, A., Itescu, Y., Ihlow, F., and Meiri, S. 2016. Home is where the shell is: predicting turtle home range sizes. Journal of Animal Ecology 85:106–114. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12446.
13901 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
19484 News Southwest Riverside News Network staff. 2010. Authorities: Thousands of red-eared slider turtles being abandoned across Southland. Southwest Riverside News Network. Sept 11.
31353 Journal Article Spear, M.J., A.K. Elgin, and E.K. Grey. 2018. Current and Projected Distribution of the Red-Eared Slider Turtle, Trachemys scripta elegans, in the Great Lakes Basin. American Midland Naturalist 179(2):191-221.
15913 Journal Article Spinks, P.Q., G.B. Pauly, J.J. Crayon, and H.B. Shaffer. 2003. Survival of the western pond turtle (Emys marmorata) in an urban California environment. Biological Conservation 113(2):257-267.
12098 Journal Article Stein, R.J., W.K. Eames, and D.C. Parris. 1980. Geographic Distribution: Chrysemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider). Herpetological Review 11(4):115.
19485 Thesis or Dissertation Stone, J.E. 2010. Distribution and abundance of non-native red-eared slider turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans) and native red-bellied turtles (Pseudemys rubriventris). Unpublished M.S. thesis. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
12128 Journal Article Stuart, J.N. 1995. Notes on Aquatic Turtles of the Rio Grande Drainage, New Mexico. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 31(3):147-157.
12127 Journal Article Stuart, J.N. 1995. Geographic distribution: Trachemys scripta scripta (Yellowbelly Slider). USA: New Mexico: Socorro Co. Herpetological Review 26(2):107.
13344 Journal Article Stuart, J.N. 2000. Additional Notes on Native and Non-native Turtles of the Rio Grande Drainage, New Mexico. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 31(3):147-157.
18878 Journal Article Teillac-Deschamps, P., R. Lorrilliere, V. Servais, V. Delmas, A. Cadi, and A. Prevot-Julliard. 2009. Management Strategies in Urban Green Spaces: Models based on an Introduced Exotic Pet Turtle. Biological Conservation 142(10):2258-2269.
20904 News Tennant, D. 2011. On the invasive turtle hunt in Norfolk. The Virginia-Pilot. 6 (25).
13368 Journal Article Thomas, M., and P. Hartnell. 2000. An Occurrence of a Red-eared Turtle (Trachemsy scripta elegans) in the Waikato River at Hamilton, New Zealand. Herpetofauna 30(2):15-17.
15984 Book Chapter Thomas, R.B. 2006. Trachemys scripta - Slider or Yellow-bellied slider. Pages 296-312 in Meylan, P.A, ed. Biology and conservation of Florida turtles. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 3. Chelonian Research Foundation. Lunenburg, MA.
14899 Journal Article Townsend, J.H., K.L. Krysko, A.T. Reppas, and C.M. Sheehy III. 2002. Noteworthy Records for Introduced Reptiles and Amphibians from Florida, USA. Herpetological Review 33(1):75.
14257 Web Page U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species. (Last accessed 2006).
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2019. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 01/29/2019.
35744 Journal Article Verneau, O., C. Palacios, T. Platt, M. Alday, E. Billard, J. F. Allienne, C. Basso, and L. H. Du Preez. 2011. Invasive species threat: parasite phylogenetics reveals patterns and processes of host-switching between non-native and native captive freshwater turtles. Parasitology 138(13):1778-1792.
19675 Database Walsh, S. 2010. Aquatic invasive species of Guam. USGS Southwest Biological Sciences Center, Gainesville, FL.
12019 Book Wilson, L.D., and L. Porras. 1983. The Ecological Impact of Man on the South Florida Herpetofauna. University of Kansas, Lawrence.
24787 Book Wilson, S., and G. Swan. 2010. A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Austraila (3rd edition). New Holland Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd.
32402 Journal Article Works, A. J., and Olson, D. H. 2018. Diets of Two Nonnative Freshwater Turtle Species (Trachemys scripta and Pelodiscus sinensis) in Kawai Nui Marsh, Hawaii, Chinese Softshell, The Pond Slider. Journal of Herpetology 52(4):444-452.


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