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1 Allen, E. R. 1938. Notes on Florida water snakes. Proceedings of the Florida Academy of Sciences 3:101–104.
2 Allen, E. R. 1941. Florida water snakes. Publication of Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Silver Springs, Florida, USA.
3 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1952. The water snake. Florida Wildlife 6(4):13, 39.
4 Aycrigg, A. D., T. M. Farrell, and P. G. May. 1998. SOS: sounds of survival. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine (January–February):56–63.
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. 1988. In search of reptiles and amphibians. E. J. Brill, New York, New York, USA. 363pp.
8 Bartlett, R. D. 1993. Notes on the water snakes of the southeastern USA. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 41(12):88–90, 92–96, 98–100.
9 Bartlett, R. D. 2001. Notes on the American water snakes—genus Nerodia. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 6(5):46–54.
10 Bernardino, F. S. 1990. Seasonal activity and road mortality of the snakes of the Pa-hay-okee wetlands of Everglades National Park. M.S. Thesis, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA. 36pp.
11 Bernardino, F. S., Jr., and G. H. Dalrymple. 1992. Seasonal activity and road mortality of the snakes of the Pa-hay-okee wetlands of Everglades National Park, USA. Biological Conservation 62:71–75.
12 Blaney, R. M. 1971. An annotated checklist and biogeographic analysis of the insular herpetofauna of the Apalachicola Region, Florida. Herpetologica 27:406–430.
13 Boundy, J. 1994. County records for Florida amphibians and reptiles. Herpetological Review 25:78–79.
14 Brown, A. H. 1948. Haunting heart of the Everglades. National Geographic Magazine 93:145–173.
15 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences 3:1–118.
16 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1963. The reptiles. Time, New York, New York, USA. 193pp.
17 Clay, W. L. 1938. A synopsis of the North American water snakes of the genus Natrix. Copeia 1938:173–182.
18 Cliburn, J. W. 1960. The phylogeny and zoogeography of North American Natrix. Dissertation, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. 319pp.
19 Conant, R. 1931. Field notes of a collecting trip—a correction. Bulletin of the Antivenin Institute of America 5(1):29, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
20 Conant, R., and A. Downs, Jr. 1940. Miscellaneous notes on the eggs and young of reptiles. Zoologica 25:33–48.
21 Delany, M. F., S. B. Linda, and C. T. Moore. 1999. Diet and condition of American alligators in 4 Florida Lakes. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 53:375–389.
22 Dickinson, J. C. 1946. An ecological reconnaissance of the biota of a series of roadside ponds and ditches in northern Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 47pp.
23 Dix, M. W. 1968. Snake food preference: innate geographical variation. Science 159:1478–1479.
24 Duellman, W. E., and A. Schwartz. 1958. Amphibians and reptiles of southern Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 3:181–324.
25 Dunson, W. A. 1978. Role of the skin in sodium and water exchange of aquatic snakes placed in seawater. American Journal of Physiology 235:R151–R159.
26 Dunson, W. A. 1980. The relation of sodium and water balance to survival in seawater of estuarine and fresh water races of the snakes Nerodia fasciata, N. sipedon and N. valida. Copeia 1980:268–280.
27 Dunson, W. A., and F. J. Mazzotti. 1989. Salinity as a limiting factor in the distribution of reptiles in Florida Bay: a theory for the estuarine origin of marine snakes and turtles. Bulletin of Marine Science 44:229–244.
28 Enge, K. M. 1991. Herptile exploitation. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Section Annual Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 55pp.
29 Enge, K. M., and K. N. Wood. 2002. A pedestrian road survey of an upland snake community in Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 1:365–380.
30 Ernst, C. H., and R. W. Barbour. 1989. Snakes of eastern North America. George Mason University Press, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. 282pp.
31 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.
32 Fowler, H. W. 1906. Some cold-blooded vertebrates from the Florida Keys. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 58:77–113.
33 Franz, R., J. Bauer, and T. Morris. 1994. Review of biologically significant caves and their faunas in Florida and south Georgia. Brimleyana 20:1–109.
34 Goin, C. J. 1938. A large chorus of Hyla gratiosa. Copeia 1938:48.
35 Goin, C. J. 1943. The lower vertebrate fauna of the water hyacinth community in northern Florida. Proceedings of the Florida Academy of Sciences 6:143–154.
36 Grossman, M. L. 1964. Rebirth in the South. Sports Illustrated 20(13):43–44, 46.
37 Haliburton, J. H. 1935. Live snakes from the Everglades. Outdoor Life 76(5):36–37, 66–67.
38 Holman, J. A., and W. H. Hill. 1961. A mass unidirectional movement of Natrix sipedon pictiventris. Copeia 1961:498–499.
39 Holman, J. A. 1981. A review of North American Pleistocene snakes. Publications of the Museum Michigan State University, Paleontological Series 1:261–306.
40 Holman, J. A. 2000. Fossil snakes of North America: origin, evolution, distribution, paleoecology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. 357pp.
41 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.
42 Hutchins, B. 1996. Who 'ya gonna call? Reptiles Magazine 4(3):100–108.
43 Hylander, C. J. 1951. Adventure with reptiles: the story of Ross Allen. Julian Messner, New York, New York, USA. 174pp.
44 Jayne, D. L. 1985. Swimming in constricting (Elaphe g. guttata) and nonconstricting (Nerodia fasciata pictiventris) colubrid snakes. Copeia 1985:195–208.
45 Jayne, D. L. 1986. Kinematics of terrestrial snake locomotion. Copeia 1986:915–927.
46 Jayne, B. C. 1988. Muscular mechanisms of snake locomotion: an electromyographic study of lateral undulation of the Florida banded water snake (Nerodia fasciata) and the yellow rat snake (Elaphe obsoleta). Journal of Morphology 197:159–181.
47 Jensen, J. B. 2000. Rana capito (gopher frog). Predation. Herpetological Review 3:42.
48 Kellogg, R. 1929. The habits and economic importance of alligators. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin No. 147, Washington, D.C. 36pp.
49 Kochman, H. I. 1977. Differentiation and hybridization in the Natrix fasciata complex (Reptilia: Serpentes): a nonmorphological approach. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 104pp.
50 Kochman, H. I. 1977. Differentiation and hybridization in the Natrix fasciata complex (Reptilia: Serpentes): a nonmorphological approach. Herpetological Review 8(3, Supplement):11 (abstract).
51 Krakauer, T. 1970. The ecological and physiological control of water loss in snakes. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 57pp.
52 Lawson, R. 1985. Molecular studies of Thamnophiine snakes. Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. 183pp.
53 Lawson, R. 1987. Molecular studies of Thamnophiine snakes: 1. The phylogeny of the genus Nerodia. Journal of Herpetology 21:140–157.
54 Lawson, R. 1989. An allozyme study of the Nerodia fasciata–Nerodia clarkii complex of water snakes. Abstract in Abstracts of the First World Congress of Herpetology, 11–19 September 1989, University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom.
55 Lawson, R., A. J. Meier, P. G. Frank, and P. E. Moler. 1991. Allozyme variation and systematics of the Nerodia fasciata–Nerodia clarkii complex of water snakes (Serpentes: Colubridae). Copeia 1991:638–659.
56 Layne, J. N., J. A. Stallcup, G. E. Woolfenden, M. N. McCauley, and D. J. Worley. 1977. Fish and wildlife inventory of the seven-county region included in the Central Florida Phosphate Industry Areawide Environmental Impact Study. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Services PB-278 456, Volume 1. 643pp.
57 Loennberg, E. 1894. Notes on reptiles and batrachians collected in Florida in 1892 and 1893. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 17:317–339.
58 Mara, W. P. 1995. Water snakes of North America. T.F.H., Neptune City, New Jersey, USA. 64pp.
59 Meshaka, W. E., Jr. 2001. The Cuban treefrog in Florida: life history of a successful colonizing species. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 191pp.
60 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:273–297.
61 Meylan, P. A., W. A. Auffenberg, and R. C. Hurlbert. 2001. Reptilia 2: lizards, snakes, and crocodilians. Pages 137–151 in R. C. Hurlbert, editor. The fossil vertebrates of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
62 Moler, P. E., and J. E. Berish. 1995. Impact of commercial exploitation on softshell turtle populations. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Final Report Study No. 7542, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 18pp.
63 Neill, W. T. 1949. Increased rate of ecdysis in injured snakes. Herpetologica 5:115–116.
64 O'Brien, C., R. D. Owen, and R. Franz. 2001. Nerodia fasciata (southern water snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 32:108.
65 Palis, J. 1994. Night of the spadefoots. Florida Wildlife 48(6):12–13.
66 Palis, J. G. 2000. Scaphiopus holbrookii (eastern spadefoot). Predation. Herpetological Review 31:42–43.
67 Pollard, C. B., and D. C. Young, Jr. 1952. Some physical and chemical properties of certain snake oils. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 15:134–136.
68 Reiber, R. J., E. E. Byrd, and M. V. Parker. 1940. Certain new and already known nematodes from Amphibia and Reptilia. Lloydia 3:125–144.
69 Schwaner, T. D. 1969. The systematic and ecological relationship between the water snakes Natrix sipedon pleuralis and N. fasciata in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. M.S. Thesis, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA. 117pp.
70 Schwaner, T. D, and R. H. Mount. 1976. Systematic and ecological relationships of the water snakes Natrix sipedon and N. fasciata in Alabama and the Florida panhandle. Occasional Papers of the University of Kansas Museum of Natural History No. 45. 44pp.
71 Smith, L. L. 2000. Determination of the effectiveness of wildlife barriers and underpasses on U.S. Highway 441 across Paynes Prairie State Preserve—results of a pre-construction survey. Page 336 (abstract) in Joint Meeting of the 80th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 16th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, Neotropical Ichthyological Association, 48th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, Canadian Association of Herpetologists, and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 14–20 June 2000, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
72 Smith, L. L., and C. K. Dodd, Jr. 2003. Wildlife mortality on U.S. Highway 441 across Paynes Prairie, Alachua County, Florida. Florida Scientist 66:128–140.
73 Smoker, M. 2001. Hiking for herps. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 6(12):54–58.
74 Telford, S. R., Jr., E. J. Wozniak, and J. F. Butler. 2001. Haemogregarine specificity in two communities of Florida snakes, with descriptions of six new species of Hepatozoon (Apicomplexa: Hepatozoidae) and a possible species of Haemogregarina (Apecomplexa: Haemogregarinidae). Journal of Parasitology 87:890–905.
75 Townsend, J. H. 2002. Geographic distribution (southern watersnake). Correction of species identification: Nerodia sipedon pleuralis (midland watersnake). Herpetological Review 33:228.
76 Van Hyning, O. C. 1931. Reproduction of some Florida snakes. Copeia 1931:59–60.
77 Wozniak, E. J., and S. R. Telford, Jr. 1990. The fate of Hepatozoon sp. in potential mosquito and soft tick vectors and experimentally infected lizard hosts. Abstract 65 in American Society of Parasitology Annual Meeting Program.
78 Wozniak, E. J., and S. R. Telford, Jr. 1991. The fate of Hepatozoon species naturally infecting Florida black racers and watersnakes in potential mosquito and soft tick vectors, and histological evidence of pathogenicity in unnatural host species. International Journal of Parasitology 2:511–516.
79 Young, D. C. 1948. A study of physical and chemical properties of snake oils from the fat lobes of eastern diamond-back rattler (Crotalus adamanteus), western diamond-back rattler (Crotalus atrox), banded water snake (Natrix sipedon pictiventris), and Congo water snake (Natrix cyclopion floridana). M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 50pp.
80 Zug, D. A., and W. A. Dunson. 1979. Salinity preference in fresh water and estuarine snakes (Nerodia sipedon and N. fasciata). Florida Scientist 42(1):1–8.
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