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1 8950 Anonymous. 2008. FWC update: new rules: it's illegal to release nonnative species. Florida Wildlife 61(6):62.
2 7693 Bomford, M., F. Kraus, M. Braysher, L. Walter, and L. Brown. 2005. Risk assessment model for the import and keeping of exotic reptiles and amphibians. A report produced by the Bureau of Rural Sciences for the Department of Environment and Heritage, Canberra, Australia. 110pp.
3 1243 Burridge, M. J. 2000. Threats to native turtles in Florida of exotic ticks imported on reptiles. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(1):3 (abstract).
4 9476 Burridge, M. J. 2011. Non-native and invasive ticks: threats to human and animal health in the United States. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 292pp.
5 6486 Butterfield, B. P. 1996. Patterns and processes of invasions by amphibians and reptiles into the West Indies and South Florida (exotic species). Dissertation, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA. 171pp.
6 1281 Butterfield, B. P., W. E. Meshaka, Jr., and C. Guyer. 1997. Nonindigenous amphibians and reptiles. Pages 123–138 in D. Simberloff, D. C. Schmitz, and T. C. Brown, editors. Strangers in paradise. Impact and management of nonindigenous species in Florida. Island Press, Covelo, California, USA.
7 9368 Corn, J. L., J. W. Mertins, B. Hanson, and S. Snow. 2011. First reports of ectoparasites collected from wild-caught exotic reptiles in Florida. Journal of Medical Entomology 48:94−100.
8 1636 Cox, J. A., T. G. Quinn, and H. H. Boyter, Jr. 1997. Management by Florida's Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. Pages 297–315 in D. Simberloff, D. C. Schmitz, and T. C. Brown, editors. Strangers in paradise. Impact and management of nonindigenous species in Florida. Island Press, Covelo, California, USA.
9 7420 Enge, K. M. 2005. Realistically dealing with Florida's exotic species dilemma. 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.
10 9371 Engeman, R., E. Jacobson, M. L. Avery, and W. E. Meshaka, Jr. 2011. The aggressive invasion of exotic reptiles in Florida with a focus on prominent species: a review. Current Zoology 57:599–612.
11 9562 Ferriter, A., D. Thayer, M. Bodle, and B. Doren. 2009. Chapter 9: the status of nonindigenous species in the South Florida environment. Pages 9-1–9-37 in 2009 South Florida Environmental Report – Volume I, The South Florida Environment. South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
12 9859 Fujisaki, I., K. M. Hart, F. J. Mazzotti, K. G. Rice, S. Snow, and M. Rochford. 2010. Risk assessment of potential invasiveness of exotic reptiles imported to South Florida. Biological Invasions 12:2585–2596.
13 9790 Griffin, E. 2011. Need to identify a python? There's an app for that! ECISMA Newsletter 2(1):4.
14 9127 Hardin, S. 2007. Managing non-native wildlife in Florida: state perspective, policy and practice. Pages 43–52 in G. W. Wilmer, W. C. Pitt, and K. A. Fagerstone, editors. Managing vertebrate invasive species: proceedings of an international symposium. USDA/APHIS/WS, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
15 8541 Jenkins, P. T., K. Genovese, and H. Ruffler. 2007. Broken screens: the regulation of live animal imports in the United States. Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C., USA. 56pp.
16 8295 Keirans, J. E., and L. A. Durden. 2001. Invasion: exotic ticks (Acari: Argasidae, Ixodidae) imported into the United States . A review and new records. Journal of Medical Entomology 38:850–861.
17 9129 Kraus, F. 2007. Using pathway analysis to inform prevention strategies for alien reptiles and amphibians. Pages 94–103 in G. W. Wilmer, W. C. Pitt, and K. A. Fagerstone, editors. Managing vertebrate invasive species: proceedings of an international symposium. USDA/APHIS/WS, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
18 9109 Kraus, F. 2009. Alien reptiles and amphibians: a scientific compendium and analysis. Invading Nature: Springer Series in Invasion Ecology, Volume 4. Springer, New York, New York, USA. 563pp.
19 7433 Krysko, K. L. 2005. Problems with introduced amphibians and reptiles in Florida: it’s no longer just a tiny gecko! 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.
20 9467 Krysko, K. L., J. P. Burgess, M. R. Rochford, C. R. Gillette, D. Cueva, K. M. Enge, L. A. Somma, J. L. Stabile, D. C. Smith, J. A. Wasilewski, G. N. Kieckhefer III, M. C. Granatosky, and S. V. Nielsen. 2011. Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages. Zootaxa 3028:1−64.
21 6908 Lever, C. 2003. Naturalized reptiles and amphibians of the world. Oxford University Press, New York, New York, USA. 318pp.
22 9792 Mazzotti, F. J., and R. G. Harvey. 2012. The invasion of exotic reptiles and amphibians in Florida. IFAS Publication No. WEC-320, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 4pp.
23 4022 McCoid, M. J. 1995. Non-native reptiles and amphibians. Pages 433–437 in E. T. Laroe, G. S. Farris, C. E. Puckett, P. D. Doran, and M. J. Mac, editors. Our living resources. National Biological Survey, Washington, D.C.
24 9477 Meshaka, W. E., Jr. 2011. A runaway train in the making: the exotic amphibians, reptiles, turtles, and crocodilians of Florida. Monograph 1. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 6:1−101.
25 8633 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., B. Ferster, M. L. Meshaka, and M. L. Meshaka. 2008. Exotic species dominance in the herpetofaunal community of a new residential development in southern Florida: implications for faunal turnover rates. Florida Scientist 71:65–75.
26 6947 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., B. P. Butterfield, and J. B. Hauge. 2004. The exotic amphibians and reptiles of Florida. Krieger, Melbourne, Florida, USA. 166pp.
27 9785 Porter, R. D. 2008. Cooperative prevention of invasive wildlife introduction in Florida. Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D.C. 57pp.
28 5045 Quinn, T. G. 1994. Non-indigenous animal regulatory program. Pages 272–280 in D. C. Schmitz and T. C. Brown, project directors. An assessment of invasive non-indigenous species in Florida's public lands. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Technical Report No. TSS-94-100, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
29 7449 Smith, K. G. 2005. Patterns of nonindigenous herpetofaunal richness and biotic homogenization in Florida. 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.
30 9592 Van Wilgen, N. J., and D. M. Richardson. 2012. The roles of climate, phylogenetic relatedness, introduction effort, and reproductive traits in the establishment of non-native reptiles and amphibians. Conservation Biology 26:267−277.

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