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1 83 Allen, E. R. 1966. Keep them alive. Fourth edition. Great Outdoors, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. 100pp.
2 124 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1953. The red-bellied mud snake. Florida Wildlife 6(10):8–9.
3 431 Anonymous. 1991. Roadkill. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(1):2.
4 6910 Aresco, M. J. 2003. Highway mortality of turtles and other herpetofauna at Lake Jackson, Florida, USA, and the efficacy of a temporary fence/culvert system to reduce roadkills. Pages 433–449 in C. L. Irwin, P. Garrett, and K. P. McDermott, editors. 2003 Proceedings of the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
5 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.
6 679 Auth, D. L. 1992. Farancia abacura abacura (eastern mud snake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 23:61.
7 728 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.
8 6509 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.
9 846 Bartlett, R. D. 2000. The mud snake and its allies. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 6(3):44–48.
10 1173 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 45:1–28.
11 8383 Burbrink, F. T., and R. Lawson. 2007. How and when did Old World rat snakes disperse into the New World? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43:173–189.
12 1408 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences 3:1–118.
13 1415 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1963. The reptiles. Time, New York, New York, USA. 193pp.
14 6962 Dodd, C. K., Jr., W. J. Barichivich, and L. L. Smith. 2004. Effectiveness of a barrier wall and culverts in reducing wildlife mortality on a heavily traveled highway in Florida. Biological Conservation 118:619–631.
15 2093 Drummond, A. 1994. March meeting proceedings. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 10(8):6–7.
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 10748 Enge, K. M. 2019. Farancia abacura abacura (Holbrook 1836), eastern mudssnake (eastern mud snake. Pages 511–513 in K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, and P. E. Moler, editors. Amphibians and reptiles of Florida. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
18 2289 Ernst, C. H., and R. W. Barbour. 1989. Snakes of eastern North America. George Mason University Press, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. 282pp.
19 2460 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.
20 10479 Fradkin, A. 2017. Snake consumption among early inhabitants of the River of Grass, South Florida, USA. Archaeofauna 13?.
21 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.
22 2695 Goldstein, R. C. 1941. Notes on the mud snake in Florida. Copeia 1941:49–50.
23 8246 Goodman, J. D., and S. Monks. 2006. Taxonomic revision of Pneumatophilus Odhner, 1910, and description of Pneumatophilus tracheophilus n. sp. (Ochetosomatoidea: Ochetosomatidae) from the mud snake, Farancia abacura abacura (Serpentes: Colubridae: Xenodontinae). Comparative Parasitology 73:14–19.
24 2720 Graham, F., Jr. 1982. What matters most: the many worlds of Archie and Marjorie Carr. Audubon Magazine 84(2):90–98, 100–105.
25 9055 Guberlet, J. E. 2009. Two new genera of trematodes from a red-bellied water snake. Journal of Helminthology 6:205–218.
26 2886 Harrison, H. H. 1971. The world of the snake. J. P. Lippincott, New York, New York, USA. 160pp.
27 2915 Hartmann, T. 1989. The eastern mud snake, Farancia abacura abacura. League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (January):11–12.
28 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.
29 2968 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 1956:257–258.
30 3115 Holman, J. A. 2000. Fossil snakes of North America: origin, evolution, distribution, paleoecology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. 357pp.
31 3158 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.
32 3448 Kauffeld, C. 1957. Snakes and snake hunting. Hanover House, Garden City, New York, USA. 266pp.
33 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.
34 7605 Lutterschmidt, W. I., S. B. Turk, and E. D. Wilson. 2005. Seasonal timing of follicular development of the mud snake, Farancia abacura (Colubridae). Herpetological Review 36:244–248.
35 8414 Lutterschmidt, W. I., S. B. Turk, and E. D. Wilson. 2006. Minimum size of maturation in the mud snake, Farancia abacura (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the southeastern United States. Texas Journal of Science 58:263–270.
36 7918 Manter, H. W. 1938. A collection of trematodes from Florida Amphibia. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 57:26–37.
37 4055 McDaniel, V. R., and J. P. Karges. 1983. Farancia abacura (Holbrook). Mud snake. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 314.1–2.
38 4177 Means, D. B., and S. P. Christman. 1998. Geographic distribution: Farancia abacura (mud snake). Herpetological Review 29:177.
39 10414 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., and J. N. Layne. 2015. The herpetology of southern Florida. Monograph 5. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10:1−353.
40 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.
41 4292 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.
42 4335 Mitchell, J. C. 1982. Farancia Gray. Mud and rainbow snakes. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 292.1–2.
43 7820 Morse, G. 2006. Wildlife myths and other interesting stuff. Florida Wildlife 59(2):48–50.
44 4614 Neill, W. T. 1957. Some misconceptions regarding the eastern coral snake, Micrurus fulvius. Herpetologica 13:111–118.
45 4620 Neill, W. T. 1961. Snakes swallowing irregurgitable objects. Bulletin of the Philadelphia Herpetological Society 9(1):17.
46 4623 Neill, W. T. 1963. Polychromatism in snakes. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 26:194–216.
47 4626 Neill, W. T. 1964. Taxonomy, natural history, and zoogeography of the rainbow snake, Farancia erytrogramma (Palisot de Beauvois). American Midland Naturalist 71:257–295.
48 4629 Neill, W. T. 1971. The last of the ruling reptiles: alligators, crocodiles, and their kin. Columbia University Press, New York, New York, USA. 486pp.
49 4633 Neill, W. T., and E. R. Allen. 1954. Algae on turtles: some additional considerations. Ecology 35:581–584.
50 4748 Oliver, J. A. 1958. Snakes in fact and fiction. MacMillan, New York, New York, USA. 199pp.
51 4790 Palis, J. G. 1990. Geographic distribution: Farancia abacura abacura (eastern mud snake). Herpetological Review 21:23.
52 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.
53 5133 Riemer, W. J. 1957. The snake Farancia abacura: an attended nest. Herpetologica 13:31–32.
54 5343 Schroder, H. H. 1941. The red-bellied snake. Field & Stream 46(4):61.
55 5388 Scudder, S. 1972. Observations on snakes in the burrows of mole crickets. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 8:95.
56 5487 Smith, H. M. 1938. A review of the snake genus Farancia. Copeia 1938:110–117.
57 6727 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.
58 9848 Steen, D. A., D. J. Stevenson, J. C. Beane, J. D. Willson, M. J. Aresco, J. C. Godwin, S. P. Graham, L. L. Smith, J. M. Howze, D. C. Rudolph, J. B. Pierce, J. R. Lee, B. B. Gregory, J. Jensen, S. H. Stiles, J. A. Stiles, N. H. Nazdrowicz, and C. Guyer. 2013. Terrestrial movements of the red-bellied mudsnake (Farancia abacura) and rainbow snake (F. erytrogramma). Herpetological Review 44:208–213.
59 9179 Stevenson, D. J., M. R. Bolt, D. J. Smith, K. M. Enge, N. L. Hyslop, T. M. Norton, and K. J. Dyer. 2010. Prey records for the eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi). Southeastern Naturalist 9:1–18.
60 5861 Torrey, B. 1894. On the upper St. John's River. The Atlantic Monthly 73:324–332.
61 5950 Van Hyning, O. C. 1931. Reproduction of some Florida snakes. Copeia 1931:59–60.
62 5951 Van Hyning, O. C. 1932. Food of some Florida snakes. Copeia 1932:37.
63 7891 Walker, G., and J. A. Baber. 2003. Wildlife use and interactions with structures contracted to minimize vehicle collisions and animal mortality along State Road 46, Lake County Florida. Final Report, Contract No. BD-162. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks, Wekiva River Basin State Parks, Apopka, Florida, USA. 28pp.
64 6018 Walls, J. G. 1997. Southern specialties: the mud and rainbow snakes. Reptile Hobbyist 2(6):62–66.
65 6975 Welker, M. E. 2004. Geographic distribution: Farancia abacura abacura (eastern mudsnake). Herpetological Review 35:191.

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