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1 6537 Aresco, M. J. 2002. Amphiuma means (two-toed amphiuma). Overland migration. Herpetological Review 33:296–297.
2 7015 Aresco, M. J., and M. S. Gunzburger. 2004. Effects of large-scale sediment removal on herpetofauna in Florida wetlands. Journal of Herpetology 38:275–279.
3 727 Bancroft, G. T., and J. S. Godley. 1980. Diel and seasonal activity patterns of amphibians and reptiles in a central Florida lake. Abstract in Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League and the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 6–10 August 1980, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
4 728 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.
5 756 Barbour, T. 1944. The Florida ditches. The Atlantic 174(2):99–102.
6 8525 Barichivich, W., and J. Staiger. 2007. Preliminary results of a capture/recapture study of Siren and Amphiuma in a north-central Florida lake. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 23nd Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 87th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 65th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 11–16 July 2007, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
7 846 Bartlett, R. D. 2000. The mud snake and its allies. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 6(3):44–48.
8 7411 Bonett, R. M., P. E. Moler, R. W. Van Devender, D. R. Vietes, and P. C. Chippindale. 2005. Biogeography and evolution of body size and toe number in the salamanders of the family Amphiumidae. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 85th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 63rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 6–11 July 2005, Tampa, Florida, USA.
9 9050 Bonett, R. M., P. T. Chippindale, P. E. Moler, W. Van Devender, and D. B. Wake. 2009. Evolution of gigantism in amphiumid salamanders. PlosOne 4(5):1–10.
10 1090 Boundy, J. 1994. County records for Florida amphibians and reptiles. Herpetological Review 25:78–79.
11 1408 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences 3:1–118.
12 9666 Chatfield, M. W. H., P. Moler, and C. L. Richards-Zawacki. 2012. The amphibian chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in fully aquatic salamanders from southeastern North America. PLoS One 7:e44821.
13 10092 Deyle, A. C. 2011. Population genetics of Amphiuma means and Siren lacertina in Central Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.
14 9155 Dodd, C. K., Jr., J. S. Staiger, W. J. Barichivich, and M. S. Gunsburger. 2006. Southeast Amphibian Research & Monitoring Initiative 2006 annual summary. U.S. Geological Survey, Florida Integrated Science Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 83pp.
15 2063 Donovan, P. 1996. The seldom-seen amphiumas. Reptile Hobbyist 2(3):67–70.
16 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.
17 2141 Dye, R. L. 1982. Sandhill cranes prey on amphiumas. Florida Field Naturalist 10:76.
18 2253 Enge, K. M. 1998. Amphiuma means (two-toed amphiuma). Diet. Herpetological Review 29:162.
19 10574 Enge, K. M. 2019. Amphiuma means Garden 1821, two-toed amphiuma. Pages 83–85 in K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, and P. E. Moler, editors. Amphibians and reptiles of Florida. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
20 10479 Fradkin, A. 2017. Snake consumption among early inhabitants of the River of Grass, South Florida, USA. Archaeofauna 13?.
21 2526 Fritchey, J. E. 1992. Everglades journal. Edited by B. R. Read. Florida Heritage Press, Miami, Florida, USA. 308pp.
22 2645 Godley, J. S., D. T. Gross, D. A. Sutphen, G. T. Bancroft, N. N. Rojas, R. W. McDiarmid, and W. E. Ackerman. 1980. Ecology of Amphiuma means in a central Florida lake system. Abstract in Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League and the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 6–10 August 1980, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
23 2670 Goin, C. J. 1944. The lower vertebrate fauna of the water hyacinth community in northern Florida. Proceedings of the Florida Academy of Sciences 6:143–154.
24 2800 Gunzburger, M. 2001. The early life history of Amphiuma means: factors influencing hatching, metamorphosis, and survival. Page 78 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 27–31 July 2001, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
25 6891 Gunzburger, M. S. 2003. Evaluation of the hatching trigger and larval ecology of the salamander Amphiuma means. Herpetologica 59:461–470.
26 2802 Gunzburger, M. S., and M. J. Aresco. 2001. Effects of muck removal on populations of large aquatic salamanders (Siren and Amphiuma). Pages 107–108 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Florida Lake Management Society Twelfth Annual Conference, 21–24 May 2001, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
27 9156 Gunzburger, M. S., C. K. Dodd, Jr., W. J. Barichivich, and J. S. Staiger. 2005. Southeast Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative 2005 annual report. U.S. Geological Survey, Florida Integrated Science Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 96pp.
28 2835 Hamilton, W. J., Jr. 1950. Notes on the food of the congo eel, Amphiuma. Natural History Miscellanea 62:1–3.
29 2868 Harlan, R. 1825. Further observations on the Amphiuma means. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History 1:269–270.
30 2869 Harlan, R. 1829. Note on the Amphiuma means, described in vol. iii of this journal. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 6:147–148.
31 2928 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 9:43–68.
32 2937 Hayes, M. P., and P. N. Lahanas. 1987. Nesting of the aquatic salamander Amphiuma means. Florida Scientist 50(Supplement 1):16 (Abstract).
33 3032 Hill, I. R. 1954. The taxonomic status of the mid-Gulf Coast Amphiuma. Tulane Studies in Zoology 1:191–215.
34 3075 Hobbs, H. H., Jr. 1942. The crayfishes of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences Series 3(2).
35 8861 Holman, A. J. 2006. Fossil salamanders of North America. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. 323pp.
36 7386 Johnson, S. A., and R. B. Owen. 2005. Amphiuma means Garden, 1821; two-toed amphiuma. Pages 642–645 in M. Lannoo, editor. Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species. University of California Press, Los Angeles, California, USA.
37 6944 Johnson, S. A., and W. J. Barichivich. 2004. A simple technique for trapping Siren lacertina, Amphiuma means, and other aquatic vertebrates. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 19:263–269.
38 3444 Karlin, A. A., and D. B. Means. 1994. Genetic variation in the aquatic salamander genus Amphiuma. American Midland Naturalist 132:1–9.
39 3483 Kilham, L. 1984. American crows robbing great egrets and white ibis of large, eel-like salamanders. Colonial Waterbirds 7:143–145.
40 3540 Knight, E. L., and D. S. Lee. 1968. The use of salamanders as fishing bait. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 4:86–88.
41 6511 Kushlan, J. A., and M. S. Kushlan. 1975. Food of the white ibis in southern Florida. Florida Field Naturalist 3:31–38.
42 3728 Lee, D. S. 1969. Observations on the feeding habits of the congo eel. Florida Naturalist 42:95.
43 3808 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.
44 3897 Machovina, B. L. 1994. Ecology and life history of the salamander Amphiuma means in Everglades National Park. M.S. Thesis, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA. 93pp.
45 7918 Manter, H. W. 1938. A collection of trematodes from Florida Amphibia. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 57:26–37.
46 4183 Means, D. B., and T. E. Lewis. 1997. Geographic distribution: Amphiuma means (two-toed amphiuma). Herpetological Review 28:47.
47 10414 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., and J. N. Layne. 2015. The herpetology of southern Florida. Monograph 5. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10:1−353.
48 4289 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.
49 4290 Meylan, P. A., W. A. Auffenberg, and R. C. Hurlbert. 2001. Amphibia: frogs, toads, and salamanders. Pages 107–117 in R. C. Hurlbert, editor. The fossil vertebrates of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
50 7694 Morrison, J. L., and K. E. Pias. 2006. Assessing the vertebrate component of the diet of Florida's crested caracaras (Caracara cheriway). Florida Scientist 69:36–43.
51 7508 Muench, A. M. 2004. Aquatic vertebrate usage of littoral habitat prior to extreme habitat modification in Lake Tohopekaliga, Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 105pp.
52 4601 Neill, W. T. 1951. Notes on the role of crawfishes in the ecology of reptiles, amphibians, and fishes. Ecology 32:764–766.
53 4609 Neill, W. T. 1954. Ranges and taxonomic allocations of amphibians and reptiles in the southeastern United States. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Publication of the Research Division 1:75–96, Silver Springs, Florida, USA.
54 4615 Neill, W. T. 1957. The rapid mineralization of organic remains in Florida, and its bearing on supposed Pleistocene records. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 20:1–13.
55 7234 Rice, A. N. 2004. Diet and condition of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in three central Florida lakes. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 89pp.
56 5151 Robins, R. H., K. L. Krysko, and S. L. Feliciano. 2000. Geographic distribution: Amphiuma means (two-toed amphiuma). Herpetological Review 31:108.
57 5264 Salthe, S. N. 1973. Amphiuma means Garden. Two-toed congo eel. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 148.1–2.
58 5265 Salthe, S. N. 1973. Amphiumidae, Amphiuma. Congo eels. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 147.1–4.
59 9066 Smith, C. P., D. R. Gregoire, and M. S. Gunzburger. 2009. Baiting differentially influences capture rates of large aquatic salamanders, Sirens and Amphiuma. Herpetological Review 40:304–306.
60 5505 Smith, L. L., and R. Franz. 1994. Use of Florida round-tailed muskrat houses by amphibians and reptiles. Florida Field Naturalist 22:69–74.
61 6812 Sorensen, K. 2003. Trapping success and population analysis of Siren lacertina and Amphiuma means. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 96pp.
62 7020 Sorensen, K. 2004. Population characteristics of Siren lacertina and Amphiuma means in North Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 3:249–258.
63 7652 Sorensen, K., and M. E. Hostetler. 2002. Giant salamanders of Florida. Fact Sheet WEC 157, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 3pp.
64 5602 Stevenson, D., and D. Crowe. 1992. Geographic distribution: Amphiuma means (two-toed amphiuma). Herpetological Review 23:84.
65 9654 Ultsch, G. R. 2012. Metabolism, gas exchange, and acid-base balance of giant salamanders. Biological Reviews 87:583−601.
66 6074 Weber, J. A. 1944. Observations on the life history of Amphiuma means. Copeia 1944:61–62.
67 6281 Wood, K. N. 1995. Geographic distribution: Amphiuma means (two-toed amphiuma). Herpetological Review 26:41.
68 6340 Wray, K., and R. Owen. 1999. New records for amphibians and reptiles from Nassau County, Florida. Herpetological Review 30:237–238.

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