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1 9045 Ashton, R. E., and P. S. Ashton. 2008. The natural history and management of the gopher tortoise Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Krieger, Malabar, Florida, USA. 275pp.
2 1199 Brown, R. C. 1988. Florida's fossils: guide to location, identification and enjoyment. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 208pp.
3 1545 Clausen, C. J., A.. D. Cohen, C. Emiliani, J. A. Holman, and J. J. Stipp. 1979. Little Salt Spring, Florida: a unique underwater site. Science 203:609–614.
4 8415 Franz, R., and I. R. Quitmyer. 2005. A fossil and zooarcheological history of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in the southeastern United States. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 45:179–199.
5 7087 Franz, R., and S. E. Franz. 2004. Gopher tortoise evolution: East vs. West. A possible paradigm shift. Abstract in 29th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council, 20–23 February 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
6 8702 Franz, R., and S. E. Franz. 2007. Fossil history of gopher tortoises in the southeastern United States. Page 17 (abstract) in 29th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 11–14 October 2007, Milton, Florida, USA.
7 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.
8 3113 Holman, J. A. 1996. The large Pleistocene (Sangamonian) herpetofauna of the Williston IIIA Site, north-central Florida. Herpetological Natural History 4:35–47.
9 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.
10 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.
11 8288 Meylan, P. A. 2006. Introduction to the land tortoises: Family Testudinidae. Pages 348–349 in P. A. Meylan, editor. Biology and conservation of Florida turtles. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 3.
12 4291 Meylan, P. A., W. A. Auffenberg, and R. C. Hurlbert. 2001. Reptilia 1: turtles and tortoises. Pages 118–136 in R. C. Hurlbert, editor. The fossil vertebrates of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
13 8251 Reynoso, B., and M. Montellano-Ballestreros. 2004. A new giant turtle of the genus Gopherus (Chelonia: Testudiniade) from the Pleistocene of Tamaulipas, Mexico, and a review of the phylogeny and biogeography of gopher tortoises. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24:822–837.

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