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1 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1951. The gopher. Florida Wildlife 5(7):10, 32.
2 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1953. Juveniles of the tortoise Gopherus polyphemus. Copeia 1953:128.
3 Auffenberg, W. 1976. The genus Gopherus (Testudinidae): Part I. Osteology and relationships of extant species. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 20:47110.
4 Barker, J. B., and F. B. Antonio. 1983. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise) scutellation. Herpetological Review 14:7576.
5 Bartram, J., and W. Bartram. 1957. John and William Bartram's America: selections from the writings of the Philadelphia naturalists. [Edited with an introduction by H. G. Cruickshank.] Devin-Adair Company, New York, New York, USA. 418pp.
6 Blatchley, W. S. 1902. A nature wooing at Ormond by the Sea. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 245pp.
7 Burke, R. L., E. R. Jacobson, M. J. Griffith, and L. J. Guillette. 1994. Non-invasive sex identification of juvenile gopher and desert tortoises (genus Gopherus). Amphibia-Reptilia 15:183189.
8 Doonan, T. J., and I. J. Stout. 1994. Effects of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) body size on burrow structure. American Midland Naturalist 131:273280.
9 Douglass, J. F. 1977. Abnormalities of scutellation in a population of Gopherus polyphemus (Reptilia, Testudinidae). Florida Scientist 40:256258.
10 Hutt, A. 1967. The gopher tortoise, a versatile vegetarian. Florida Wildlife 21(7):2024.
11 Kwiatkowski, P. 1995. History characteristics of gopher tortoises with reference to gaps in our knowledge. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):910.
12 Kwiatkowski, P. A., and K. Connor. 1994. Physiology, genetics, and behavior of Gopherus polyphemus. Pages 4853 in G. Aguirrie, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky, organizers. North American Tortoise Conference, 812 October 1994, Durango, Mexico.
13 Martin, P., and J. N. Layne. 1987. Relationship of gopher tortoise body size to burrow size in a southcentral Florida population. Florida Scientist 50:264267.
14 McEwan, B. 1982. Bone anomalies in the shell of Gopherus polyphemus. Florida Scientist 45:189195.
15 Miller, F. M. 1937. A gopher tortoise of unusual coloration. Copeia 1937:230231.
16 Neill, W. T., and E. R. Allen. 1957. The laminal spurs of the juvenile gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Copeia 1957:307.
17 Palmer, B. D. 1987. Histology and functional morphology of the female reproductive tract of the tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 87pp.
18 Palmer, B. D., and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 1988. Histology and functional morphology of the female reproductive tract of the tortoise Gopherus polyphemus. American Journal of Anatomy 183:200211.
19 Palmer, B. D., and L. G. Guillette, Jr. 1990. Morphological changes in the oviducal endometrium during the reproductive cycle of the tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus. Journal of Morphology 204:323333.
20 Pritchard, P. C. H. 1980. Record size turtles from Florida and South Amerika [sic]. Chelonologica 1(3):113123.
21 Safford, W. E. 1919. Natural history of Paradise Key and the near-by Everglades of Florida. Pages 377434 in Smithsonian Report for 1917. [Publication No. 2508, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.]
22 Timmerman, W. W., and R. E. Roberts. 1994. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Maximum size. Herpetological Review 25:64.
23 Wilson, D. S., H. R. Mushinsky, and E. D. McCoy. 1991. Relationship between gopher tortoise body size and burrow width. Herpetological Review 22:122124.
24 Wilson, D. S., H. R. Mushinsky, and E. D. McCoy. 1991. Gopher tortoise burrow width to body size relations. Florida Scientist 54(Supplement 1):1516 (abstract).
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