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1 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1953. The red-bellied mud snake. Florida Wildlife 6(10):89.
2 Allen, E. R. 1966. Keep them alive. Fourth edition. Great Outdoors, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. 100pp.
3 Anonymous. 1991. Roadkill. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(1):2.
4 Auth, D. L. 1992. Farancia abacura abacura (eastern mud snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 23:61.
5 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. Final report. Miscellaneous Paper A-83-5, U.S. Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, CE, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA. 304pp.
6 Barichivich, W. J., and C. K. Dodd, Jr. 2002. The effectiveness of wildlife barriers and underpasses on U.S. Highway 441 across Paynes Prairie State Preserve, Alachua County, Florida. Phase II post-construction. Final Report, Florida Caribbean Science Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA. Florida Department of Transportation Contract No. BB-854. 36pp.
7 Bartlett, R. D. 2000. The mud snake and its allies. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 6(3):4448.
8 Brooks, D. R. 1978. Systematic status of proteocephalid cestodes from reptiles and amphibians in North America with descriptions of three new species. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 45:128.
9 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences 3:1118.
10 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1963. The reptiles. Time, New York, New York, USA. 193pp.
11 Drummond, A. 1994. March meeting proceedings. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 10(8):67.
12 Duellman, W. E., and A. Schwartz. 1958. Amphibians and reptiles of southern Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 3:181324.
13 Ernst, C. H., and R. W. Barbour. 1989. Snakes of eastern North America. George Mason University Press, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. 282pp.
14 Foster, M. L., and S. R. Humphrey. 1992. Effectiveness of wildlife crossings in reducing animal/auto collisions on Interstate 75, Big Cypress Swamp, Florida. Prepared for Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 124pp.
15 Goin, C. J. 1943. The lower vertebrate fauna of the water hyacinth community in northern Florida. Proceedings of the Florida Academy of Sciences 6:143154.
16 Goldstein, R. C. 1941. Notes on the mud snake in Florida. Copeia 1941:4950.
17 Graham, F., Jr. 1982. What matters most: the many worlds of Archie and Marjorie Carr. Audubon Magazine 84(2):9098, 100-105.
18 Harrison, H. H. 1971. The world of the snake. J. P. Lippincott, New York, New York, USA. 160pp.
19 Hartmann, T. 1989. The eastern mud snake, Farancia abacura abacura. League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (January):1112.
20 Hay, O. P. 1917. Vertebrata mostly from Stratum No. 3 at Vero, Florida; together with descriptions of a new species. Annual Report Florida Geological Survey 9:4368.
21 Hellman, R. E., and S. R. Telford, Jr. 1956. Notes on a large number of red-bellied mudsnakes, Farancia a. abacura, from northcentral Florida. Copeia 1956:257258.
22 Holman, J. A. 2000. Fossil snakes of North America: origin, evolution, distribution, paleoecology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. 357pp.
23 Hulbert, R. C., and G. S. Morgan. 1989. Stratigraphy, paleoecology, and vertebrate fauna of the Leisley Shell Pit local fauna, early Pleistocene (Irvingtonian) of southwestern Florida. Paper of the Florida Paleontologist No. 2. 19pp.
24 Kauffeld, C. 1957. Snakes and snake hunting. Hanover House, Garden City, New York, USA. 266pp.
25 Loennberg, E. 1894. Notes on reptiles and batrachians collected in Florida in 1892 and 1893. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 17:317339.
26 McDaniel, V. R., and J. P. Karges. 1983. Farancia abacura (Holbrook). Mud snake. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 314.12.
27 Means, D. B., and S. P. Christman. 1998. Geographic distribution: Farancia abacura (mud snake). Herpetological Review 29:177.
28 Meylan, P. A. 1995. Pleistocene amphibians and reptiles from the Leisley Shell Pits, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 37 Part I:273297.
29 Meylan, P. A., W. A. Auffenberg, and R. C. Hurlbert. 2001. Reptilia 2: lizards, snakes, and crocodilians. Pages 137151 in R. C. Hurlbert, editor. The fossil vertebrates of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
30 Mitchell, J. C. 1982. Farancia Gray. Mud and rainbow snakes. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 292.12.
31 Neill, W. T., and E. R. Allen. 1954. Algae on turtles: some additional considerations. Ecology 35:581584.
32 Neill, W. T. 1957. Some misconceptions regarding the eastern coral snake, Micrurus fulvius. Herpetologica 13:111118.
33 Neill, W. T. 1961. Snakes swallowing irregurgitable objects. Bulletin of the Philadelphia Herpetological Society 9(1):17.
34 Neill, W. T. 1963. Polychromatism in snakes. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 26:194216.
35 Neill, W. T. 1964. Taxonomy, natural history, and zoogeography of the rainbow snake, Farancia erytrogramma (Palisot de Beauvois). American Midland Naturalist 71:257295.
36 Neill, W. T. 1971. The last of the ruling reptiles: alligators, crocodiles, and their kin. Columbia University Press, New York, New York, USA. 486pp.
37 Oliver, J. A. 1958. Snakes in fact and fiction. MacMillan, New York, New York, USA. 199pp.
38 Palis, J. G. 1990. Geographic distribution: Farancia abacura abacura (eastern mud snake). Herpetological Review 21:23.
39 Riemer, W. J. 1957. The snake Farancia abacura: an attended nest. Herpetologica 13:3132.
40 Schroder, H. H. 1941. The red-bellied snake. Field & Stream 46(4):61.
41 Scudder, S. 1972. Observations on snakes in the burrows of mole crickets. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 8:95.
42 Smith, H. M. 1938. A review of the snake genus Farancia. Copeia 1938:110117.
43 Smith, L. L., and C. K. Dodd, Jr. 2003. Wildlife mortality on U.S. Highway 441 across Paynes Prairie, Alachua County, Florida. Florida Scientist 66:128140.
44 Torrey, B. 1894. On the upper St. John's River. The Atlantic Monthly 73:324332.
45 Van Hyning, O. C. 1931. Reproduction of some Florida snakes. Copeia 1931:5960.
46 Van Hyning, O. C. 1932. Food of some Florida snakes. Copeia 1932:37.
47 Walls, J. G. 1997. Southern specialties: the mud and rainbow snakes. Reptile Hobbyist 2(6):6266.
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