Reference List

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

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REFTypeCut-and-Paste Reference
19048 News 2008. Animal control captures caiman in Glen Burnie. ABC 7 news. June 5, 2008.
13262 News Altimari, D. 1996. If the stump moves it might be a spectacled caiman. The Hartford Courant. Hartford, CT. July (30):A3, A9.
12090 News Anonymous. 1997. Area News: Alligator-like creature found. Warren Times Observer, Friday, 27 June 1997.
13380 News Assciated Press. 2001. 'Alligator' caught in Central Park pond.
13176 Journal Article Belleville, B. 1994. Critter Patrol. Florida Magazine 41(22):8-12,15.
13557 News Bergman, H. 2003. Later, Gator. St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( July 11, 2003.
37207 Journal Article Bontemps, D.R., E. Cuevas, E. Ortiz, J.M. Wunderle Jr., and R.L. Joglar. 2016. Diet of the non-native spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus) in Puerto Rico. Management of Biological Invasions 7(3):287-296.
13180 Journal Article Bury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach. 1976. Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California. Biological Conservation 1976(10):1-14.
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.
32196 Web Page Caribherp. 2000. Amphibians and Reptiles of the Puerto Rican Bank. Accessed on 04/05/2000.
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.
19046 News Colangelo, L. 2008. All of a sudden, Brooklyn is caiman island with park discovery. nydailynewscom. May 18, 2008.
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.
13263 News Crombie, N. 1996. 'Honey, we caught a gator'. The New London Day. New London, CT. 7 (30):A1, A4.
12134 Journal Article D'Alessandro, S., and C.H. Ernst. 1995. Additional geographic records for reptiles in Virginia. Herpetological Review 26(4):212-214.
12109 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
18628 News DeSantis, J. 2001. A Gator in New York City? To Him it's Just a Lizard. The New York Times. June 23, 2001. accessed 5/7/09.
12082 Journal Article Ellis, T.M. 1980. Caiman crocodilus: an established exotic in south Florida. Copeia 1980(1):152-154.
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.
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.
25898 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2013. Florida Museum of Natural History herpetology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
13264 Book Grenard, S. 1991. Handbook of Alligators and Crocodiles. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, FL.
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.
12179 Journal Article Livo, L.J., G.A. Hammerson, and H.M. Smith. 1998. Summary of Amphibians and Reptiles Introduced into Colorado. Northwestern Naturalist 79(1):1-11.
14818 Web Page Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 2005. Field Notes: Don't Let Them Go. Created on 05/01/2005. Accessed on 12/20/2012.
12143 Book Mitchell, J.C. 1994. The Reptiles of Virginia. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
19430 News Ng, G. 2004. Authorities catch alligator-type animal in Baltimore county. wbaltvcom. July 3, 2004.
18984 Web Page Pearce, M. 2010. Alligator found in Kansas lake.
1951 News Pyle, R. 2001. Search on for Central Park Alligator. Associated Press. June 19, 2001.
13640 News Roesler, R. 2003. Freed pets taking over. The Spokesman-Review. Spokane, WA. 2003 (October 27).
19423 News Roylance, F.D. 2010. Teen captures wayward 'alligator' in Patapsco River. The Baltimore Sun. August 4, 2010.
23863 News Santoni, Matthew. 2011. Cleanup crew pulls exotic reptile from creek. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. 10 (24).
18746 Book Savage, J.M., and J. Villa R. 1986. Introduction to the herpteofauna of Costa Rica. Contributions to Herpetology. Volume 3. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, NY.
15741 Report Seng, P., and G. White. 2003. Indiana aquatic nuisance species (ANS) management plan. Indiana Dept of Natural Resources, Indianapolis, IN.
18618 News Stewart, B. 2001. Myth of Alligator is Dispelled When Tean Captures Caiman. The New York Times. June 22, 2001. accessed 5/6/09.
25751 Web Page Unknown. 2013. About Puerto Rico: Caimans. Accessed on 03/01/2013.
13378 Journal Article Watlington, F. 1998. Caiman in Puerto Rico. Crocodile Specialist Group Newsletter 17(3):11-12.
24217 Journal Article Watlington, F. 1998. Wetland restoration in Puerto Rico with exotic equivalents of extinct keystone vertebrates. Proceedings of the Twenty Fifth Annual Conference on Ecosystems Restoration and Creation:148-164.
13259 Book Webb, R.G. 1970. Reptiles of Oklahoma. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.
13379 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
12019 Book Wilson, L.D., and L. Porras. 1983. The Ecological Impact of Man on the South Florida Herpetofauna. University of Kansas, Lawrence.


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