Reference List

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

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17323 News Animal Rights Foundation of Florida. 2008. Exotic "Pet" Incidents in Florida. Animal Rights Foundation of Florida. updated 2/13/08. (accessed 2/13/08).
17321 News Anonymous. 2004. Giant Python Caught on Florida Street. Vero Beach Press-Journal, 2004 (July 23). (accesses 2/13/08).
19701 Journal Article Avery, M.L., R.M. Engeman, K.L. Keacher, J.S. Humphrey, W.E. Bruce, T.C. Mathies, and R.E. Mauldin. 2010. Cold weather and the potential range of invasive Burmese pythons. Biological Invasions 12:3649-3652.
38335 Journal Article Bartoszek, I., G.E. Anderson, I. Easterling, L.M. Josimovich, A. Furst, F.N. Ridgley, A.L. Fitzgerald, A.A. Yackel Adams, and A.F. Currylow. 2021. Natural History Note: Agkistrodon conanti (Florida Cottonmouth) and Python bivittatus (Burmese Python). Diet and Predation. Herpetological Review 52(4):860-862.
39129 Journal Article Boback, S.M., R.W. Snow, T. Hsu, S.C. Peurach, C.J. Dove, and R.N. Reed. 2016. Supersize me: remains of three white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in an invasive Burmese python (Python molurus bivittatus) in Florida. International Journal of Field Research on Biological Invasions 5(4):197-203.
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.
42327 Journal Article Currylow, A.F., A.L. Fitzgerald, M.T.H. Goetz, J.L. Draxler, G.E. Anderson, M.F. McCollister, C.M. Romagosa, and A.A. Yackel Adams. 2023. Natives bite back: depredation and mortality of invasive juvenile Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem. Management of Biological Invasions 14(1):107-122.
37886 Journal Article Currylow, A.F., M.F. McCollister, G.E. Anderson, J.M. Josimovich, A.L. Fitzgerald, C.M. Romagosa, and A.A. Yackel Adams. 2022. Face-off: Novel depredation and nest defense behaviors between an invasive and a native predator in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem, Florida, USA. Ecology and Evolution 12(2):1-6.
18238 Web Page Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA). 2008. Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA). accessed 5 December 2008.
18880 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Larry Connor). 2009. FWC Exotic database as of 10/31/09. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
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.
29959 Web Page FOX 8 Cleveland. 2016. Fishermen find 16-foot snake in frozen Chagrin River. Created on 12/22/2016. Accessed on 05/31/2017.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 03/05/2024.
16657 Journal Article Greene, D.U., J.M. Potts, J.G. Duquesnel, and R.W. Snow. 2007. Python Molurus Bivittatus (Burmese Python). USA: Florida: Monroe Co. Herpetological Review 38(3):355.
35719 Journal Article Hanslowe, E.B., B.G. Falk, M.A.M. Collier, J.M. Josimovich, T.A. Rahill, and R.N. Reed. 2016. First record of invasive Burmese Python oviposition and brooding inside an anthropogenic structure. Southeastern Naturalist 15(sp8):103-106.
37090 Report Harvey, R.G., Brien, M.L., Cherkiss, M.S., Dorcas, M.E., Rochford, M., Snow, R.W., and Mazzotti, F.J. 2008. Burmese Pythons in South Florida: Scientific support for invasive species management. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
35720 Journal Article Haskins, D.L., R.M. Gogal Jr., and T.D. Tuberville. 2019. Snakes as novel biomarkers of mercury contamination: a review. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 249:133-152.
35721 Journal Article Hunter, M.E., G. Meigs-Friend, J.A. Ferrante, B.J. Smith, and K.M. Hart. 2019. Efficacy of eDNA as an early detection indicator for Burmese pythons in the ARM Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in the greater Everglades ecosystem. Ecological Indicators 102:617-622.
38927 Journal Article Jayne, B.C., Bamberger, A.L., Mader, D.R. and Bartoszek, I.A.,. 2022. Scaling relationships of maximal gape in two species of large invasive snakes, brown treesnakes and Burmese pythons, and implications for maximal prey size. Integrative Organismal Biology 4(1):19.
17320 News Jones, E. 2007. 16-foot python bushwhacked by roadside mower in Vero Beach. (Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches). 2007 (December 11). (accessed 2/13/08).
35722 Journal Article Krysko, K.L., K.M. Hart, B.J. Smith, T.H. Selby, M.S. Cherkiss, N.T. Coutu, R.M. Reichart, L.P. Nunez, F.J. Mazzotti, and R.W. Snow. 2012. Record length, mass, and clutch size in the nonindigenous Burmese Python, Python bivittatus Kuhl 1820 (Squamata: Pythonidae), in Florida. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 19(4):267-270.
35723 Journal Article Mazzotti, F.J., M.S. Cherkiss ,K.M. Hart, R.W. Snow, M.R. Rochford, M.E. Dorcas, and R.N. Reed. 2011. Cold-induced mortality of invasive Burmese pythons in south Florida. Biological Invasions 13:143-151.
38100 Journal Article Mazzotti, F.J., S.A. Balaguera-Reina, L.A. Brandt, V. Briggs-González, M. Cherkiss, S. Farris, and A. Godahewa. 2022. Natural and anthropogenic factors influencing nesting ecology of the American Crocodile in Florida, United States. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10(904576):1-14.
35724 Journal Article McCleery, R.A., A. Sovie, R.N. Reed, M.W. Cunningham, M.E. Hunter, and K.M. Hart. 2015. Marsh rabbit mortalities tie pythons to precipitous decline of mammals in the Everglades. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282:1-7.
37887 Journal Article McCollister, M.F., J.M. Josimovich, A.L. Fitzgerald, D.K. Jansen, and A.F. Currylow. 2021. Native mammalian predators can depredate adult Burmese Pythons in Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 20(2):N55-N59.
37098 Book Mehrtens, J.M. 1987. Living snakes of the world. Sterling Publishing Co, Inc, New York, NY.
33153 Journal Article Meshaka, W.E. Jr., F.J. Mazzotti, and M.R. Rochford. 2018. Relative clutch mass in four exotic reptile species from southern Florida. Herpetological Bulletin 143(1):23-25.
35725 Journal Article Miller, M.A., J.M. Kinsella, R.W. Snow, M.M. Hayes, B.G. Falk, R.N. Reed, F.J. Mazzotti, C. Guyer, and C.M. Romagosa. 2017. Parasite spillover: indirect effects of invasive Burmese Pythons. Ecology and Evolution 8:830-840.
29152 Database National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. 2016. NMNH Extant Specimen and Observation Records. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, US. Created on 10/13/2016. Accessed on 10/28/2016.
33181 Journal Article Orzechowski, S.C.M., C.M. Romagosa, and P.C. Frederick. 2019. Invasive Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) are novel nest predators in wading bird colonies of the Florida Everglades. Biological Invasions 21(7):2333-2344.
37096 Report Rodgers, L., Mason, C., Kirkland, M., Brown, R., Quincy, K., Metzger, E., Tipping, P., Miller, M., Mazzotti, F., Funck, S., Peters, A., Bohaty, C., and Laroche, F. 2021. Chapter 7: Status of Nonindigenous Species. 2021 South Florida Environmental Report DRAFT.
37092 Book Chapter Shwiff, S., Shwiff, S., Holderieath, J., Haden-Chomphosy, W., and Anderson, A. 2018. Economics of invasive species damage and damage management. Page 416 in Pitt, W.C., Beasley, J., and Witmer, G.W, eds. Ecology and Management of terrestrial vertebrate invasive species in the United States. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL.
37097 Journal Article Smith, H.T., Sementelli, A., Meshaka, W.E., and Engeman, R.M. 2007. Reptilian pathogens of the Florida everglades: the associated costs of Burmese pythons. Endangered Species Update 24:63-71.
16443 Journal Article Snow, R.W., V.M. Johnson, M.L. Brien, M.S. Cherkis, and F.J. Mazzoti. 2007. Python molurus bivittatus nesting. Herpetological Review 38(1):93.
37095 News Solomon, L.K. 2019. Florida expands python fight; 1,000 apply to become hunters. Sun Sentinel. September 13, 2019. Created on 03/31/2021. Accessed on 09/13/2019.
38198 Journal Article Soto, I., R.N. Cuthbert, C. Capinha, A. Turbelin, E.J. Hudgins, C. Diagne, F. Courchamps, & P.J. Haubrock. 2022. Global economic costs of herpetofauna invasions. Scientific Reports 12(10829):1-12.
37093 Report U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. 2012. The cost of invasive species: July 2012 Factsheet. US Fish and Wildlife Service.
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
18801 News Wadlow, K. 2009. Python Hunters Snag their First Catch in the Everglades, a Nearly 10-footer. keysnetcom. July 18, 2009.
37099 Journal Article Wilson, J.D. 2017. Indirect effects of invasive Burmese pythons on ecosystems in southern Florida. Journal of Applied Ecology 54:1251-1258.


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