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1 86 Allen, E. R. 1980. Large Florida softshell turtles, Trionyx ferox measurements and weights as taken July 10, 1979. Indigo, News Bulletin of the Florida Herpetological Society 1:104–106.
2 87 Allen, E. R. 1982. Trionyx ferox (Florida softshell). Size. Herpetological Review 13:49.
3 119 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1953. The Florida soft-shelled turtle. Florida Wildlife 7(3):4–5.
4 861 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.
5 1037 Blatchley, W. S. 1932. In days agone: notes on the fauna and flora of subtropical Florida in the days when most of its area was a primeval wilderness. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 338pp.
6 1699 Dalrymple, G. H. 1977. Intraspecific variation in the cranial feeding mechanism of turtles of the genus Trionyx (Reptilia, Testudines, Trionychidae). Journal of Herpetology 11:255–285.
7 7093 Dillon, C. D. 1997. North American soft-shelled turtles, Apalone. California Turtle and Tortoise Club, The Tortuga Gazette 33(6):1–4.
8 10446 Donini, J. 2018. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell turtle). Deformity/healed injury. Herpetological Review 49:314−315.
9 2098 Duellman, W. E., and A. Schwartz. 1958. Amphibians and reptiles of southern Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 3:181–324.
10 3168 Hunziker, R. 1995. Focus on the Florida softshell. Reptile Hobbyist 1(1):14, 16, 18.
11 3181 Hutt, A. 1969. Florida softshell turtle. Florida Wildlife 23(6):10–12.
12 3539 Knight, C. F. 1871. Remarks on the Florida turtles. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 14:16–18.
13 3903 Magee, D. R. 1980. Two record-sized Trionyx ferox from northeastern Florida. Indigo, News Bulletin of the Florida Herpetological Society 1:4.
14 4394 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.
15 4692 Nicol, E. 1991. An introduction to: life with turtles. Mid-Florida, Ocala, Florida, USA. 125pp.
16 4983 Pritchard, P. C. H. 1980. Record size turtles from Florida and South Amerika [sic]. Chelonologica 1(3):113–123.
17 4999 Pritchard, P. C. H. 2001. Observations on body size, sympatry, and niche divergence in softshell turtles (Trionychidae). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 4:5–27.
18 5378 Schwartz, A. 1956. The relationships and nomenclature of the soft-shelled turtles (genus Trionyx) of the southeastern United States. Charleston Museum Leaflet No. 26. 21pp.
19 5480 Smith, G. 1967. The softshell turtle. Florida Wildlife 21(2):13.
20 5595 Stejneger, L. 1944. Notes on the American soft-shell turtles with special reference to Amyda agassizii. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 94:1–75.
21 6065 Webb, R. G. 1962. North American recent soft-shelled turtle (Family Trionychidae). Publication of the Kansas Museum of Natural History 13:429–611.

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