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1 65 Allen, E. R. 1939. Notes on Florida water snakes. Proceedings of the Florida Academy of Sciences 3:101–104.
2 73 Allen, E. R. 1941. Florida water snakes. Publication of Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Silver Springs, Florida, USA.
3 116 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1952. The water snake. Florida Wildlife 6(4):13, 39.
4 153 Allen, R. 1969. Why save the alligator. Presented to Conservation 70s Inc. Environmental Legislative Workshop, Panel No. 4, Wildlife Resources, Homosassa Springs, Florida, USA. 5pp. [Printed by International Crocodilian Society, Silver Springs, Florida, USA.]
5 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.
6 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.
7 727 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.
8 728 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.
9 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.
10 814 Bartlett, R. D. 1988. In search of reptiles and amphibians. E. J. Brill, New York, New York, USA. 363pp.
11 827 Bartlett, R. D. 1993. Notes on the water snakes of the southeastern USA. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 41(12):88–90, 92–96, 98–100.
12 848 Bartlett, R. D. 2001. Notes on the American water snakes—genus Nerodia. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 6(5):46–54.
13 987 Betz, T. W. 1963. Neonatal Natrix cyclopion floridana. Copeia 1963:575–576.
14 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.
15 1186 Brown, A. H. 1948. Haunting heart of the Everglades. National Geographic Magazine 93:145–173.
16 1408 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences 3:1–118.
17 1415 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1963. The reptiles. Time, New York, New York, USA. 193pp.
18 1547 Clay, W. L. 1938. A synopsis of the North American water snakes of the genus Natrix. Copeia 1938:173–182.
19 1549 Cliburn, J. W. 1960. The phylogeny and zoogeography of North American Natrix. Dissertation, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. 319pp.
20 1583 Conant, R., and A. Downs, Jr. 1940. Miscellaneous notes on the eggs and young of reptiles. Zoologica 25:33–48.
21 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.
22 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.
23 2128 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.
24 6533 Enge, K. M., and K. N. Wood. 2002. A pedestrian road survey of an upland snake community in Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 1:365–380.
25 10479 Fradkin, A. 2017. Snake consumption among early inhabitants of the River of Grass, South Florida, USA. Archaeofauna 13?.
26 7026 Gibbons, J. W., and M. E. Dorcas. 2004. North American watersnakes: a natural history. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, USA. 438pp.
27 2659 Goff, C. C. 1936. Distribution and variation of a new subspecies of water snake, Natrix cyclopion floridana, with a discussion of its relationships. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 327. 9pp.
28 2819 Haliburton, J. H. 1935. Live snakes from the Everglades. Outdoor Life 76(5):36–37, 66–67.
29 10761 Hill, E. P. 2019. Nerodia floridana (Goff 1936), Florida green watersnake (Florida green water snake). Pages 541–543 in K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, and P. E. Moler, editors. Amphibians and reptiles of Florida. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
30 8236 Himes, J. G. 2006. Geographic distribution: Nerodia floridana (Florida green watersnake). Herpetological Review 37:499.
31 10225 Holbrook, J. D., C. A. Young, D. P. Young, Jr., and N. Greenwald. 2013. Nerodia floridana (Florida green watersnake). Diet. Herpetological Review 44:525.
32 3115 Holman, J. A. 2000. Fossil snakes of North America: origin, evolution, distribution, paleoecology. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. 357pp.
33 3560 Krakauer, T. 1970. The ecological and physiological control of water loss in snakes. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 57pp.
34 6431 Krysko, K. L. 2002. Seasonal activity of the Florida kingsnake Lampropeltis getula floridana (Serpentes: Colubridae) in southern Florida. American Midland Naturalist 148:102–114.
35 9716 Krysko, K. L., S. J. Walsh, and R. H. Robins. 2012. The native Florida green watersnake, Nerodia floridana (Goff 1936), preying upon the nonindigenous African Jewelfish, Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage 1880, in Florida. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 19:161–162
36 3668 Lawson, R. 1985. Molecular studies of Thamnophiine snakes. Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. 183pp.
37 3669 Lawson, R. 1987. Molecular studies of Thamnophiine snakes: 1. The phylogeny of the genus Nerodia. Journal of Herpetology 21:140–157.
38 10524 Ljustina, O., and S. Barrett. 2018. Using canals in southern Florida to measure impacts of urbanization on herpetofaunal community composition. Southeastern Naturalist 17:202–210.
39 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.
40 3934 Mara, W. P. 1995. Water snakes of North America. T.F.H., Neptune City, New Jersey, USA. 64pp.
41 10414 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., and J. N. Layne. 2015. The herpetology of southern Florida. Monograph 5. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10:1−353.
42 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.
43 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.
44 4623 Neill, W. T. 1963. Polychromatism in snakes. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 26:194–216.
45 4926 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.
46 5290 Sanderson, W. E. 1983. Systematics of the water snakes of the Nerodia cyclopion complex. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. 103pp.
47 5291 Sanderson, W. E. 1993. Additional evidence for the specific status of Nerodia cyclopion and Nerodia floridana (Reptilia, Colubridae). Brimleyana 19:83–94.
48 7829 Seigel, R. A., and R. B. Smith. 2005. Value of natural versus created wetlands for maintaining reptile and amphibian biodiversity. Page 34 (abstract) in 5th Workshop on Salt Marsh Management and Research and 4th Biennial Mosquito Lagoon Conference, 15–17 February 2005, Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA.
49 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.
50 5760 Telford, S. R., Jr. 1948. A large litter of Natrix in Florida. Herpetologica 4:184.
51 5777 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.
52 5790 Thompson, J. S., and B. I. Crother. 1998. Allozyme variation among disjunct populations of the Florida green watersnake (Nerodia floridana). Copeia 1998:715–719.
53 5950 Van Hyning, O. C. 1931. Reproduction of some Florida snakes. Copeia 1931:59–60.
54 5951 Van Hyning, O. C. 1932. Food of some Florida snakes. Copeia 1932:37.
55 10224 Vogrinc, P., J. D. Willson, A. M. Durso, L. A. Bryan, Z. Ross, J. Holbrook, and D. Filipiak. 2013. Nerodia floridana (Florida green watersnake). Diet. Herpetological Review 44:695.
56 6341 Wray, K. P., and F. M. Morrissiey. 1999. Nerodia floridana (Florida green watersnake). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 30:47.
57 10084 Young, D. C. 1946. A study of physical and chemical properties of snake oils from the fat lobes of eastern diamond-back rattler (Cortalus adamanteus), western diamond-back rattler (Cortalus atrox), banded water snake (Natrix sipendon pictiventris), and Congo water snake (Natrix cyclopian floridana). M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 50pp.
58 6380 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.

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