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1 81 Allen, E. R. 1952. The gopher tortoise and the value of toads. Reprint from All-Pets Magazine, Chicago, Illinois, USA. 3pp.
2 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.
3 760 Barbour, T., and A. Loveridge. 1929. Typical amphibians and reptiles in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 69(10):203–360.
4 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.
5 804 Bartlett, D. 2001. Notes from the field. On the shores of the Gulf: chasing the Gulf salt marsh snake. Reptiles Magazine 9(4):22, 24, 26–29.
6 7024 Bartlett, D. 2004. Notes from the field. Mr. B's neighborhood: why travel the world when herps abound at home? Reptiles Magazine 12(8):22, 24–27.
7 7128 Bartlett, D. 2005. Notes from the field. Year of the hurricane: visits from four hurricanes bring a herp windfall. Reptiles Magazine 13(1):20, 22, 24–25.
8 8572 Butler, J. M. 2007. Rana sphenocephala (southern leopard frog) and Scaphiopus holbrookii (eastern spadefoot). Reproductive behavior. Herpetological Review 38:444.
9 1382 Carr, A. 1994. Armadillo dilemma. Pages 205–209 in M. H. Carr, editor. A naturalist in Florida: a celebration of Eden. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, Connecticut, USA.
10 1391 Carr, A. 1994. The moss forest. Pages 165–186 in M. H. Carr, editor. A naturalist in Florida: a celebration of Eden. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, Connecticut, USA.
11 1408 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences 3:1–118.
12 10247 Caudill, D., G. Caudill, B. Carpenter, K. M. Enge, and R. L. Engleman. 2014. Scaphiophus holbrookii (eastern spadefoot). Predation. Herpetological Review 45:481.
13 1530 Christman, S. P., C. A. Young, S. Gonzalez, K. Hill, G. Navratil, and P. Delis. 2000. New records of amphibians and reptiles from Hardee County, Florida. Herpetological Review 31:116–117.
14 1750 Deckert, R. F. 1921. Amphibian notes from Dade Co., Florida. Copeia 1921:20–23.
15 1751 Deckert, R. F. 1922. Notes on Dade Co. Salientia. Copeia 1922:88.
16 1767 Delis, P. 1992. Effect of urban development on the anuran community in west central Florida. Page 43 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, August 1992, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA.
17 1768 Delis, P. 1993. Effects of urbanization on the community of anurans of a pine flatwood habitat in west central Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 47pp.
18 1772 Delis, P. R., and A. P. Summers. 1995. Burrowing substrate preference in the eastern spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus h. holbrookii (Pelobatidae: Anura). Abstract in Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologist and Herpetologists, 11th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, and 43rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 15–19 June 1995, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
19 1771 Delis, P. R., H. R. Mushinsky, and E. D. McCoy. 1996. Decline of some west-central Florida anuran populations in response to habitat degradation. Biodiversity and Conservation 5:1579–1595.
20 2000 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1991. Drift fence-associated sampling bias of amphibians at a Florida sandhills temporary pond. Journal of Herpetology 25:296–301.
21 2001 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1992. Biological diversity of a temporary pond herpetofauna in north Florida sandhills. Biodiversity and Conservation 1:125–142.
22 2016 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1996. Use of terrestrial habitats by amphibians in the sandhill uplands of north-central Florida. Alytes 14:42–52.
23 2019 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1997. Imperiled amphibians: a historical perspective. Pages 159–196 in G. W. Benz and D. E. Collins, editors. Aquatic fauna in peril: the southeastern perspective. Special Publication 1, Southeast Aquatic Research Institute, Lenz Design & Communications, Decatur, Georgia, USA.
24 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.
25 2095 Duellman, W. E. 1955. Systematic status of the Key West spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus holbrooki albus. Copeia 1955:141–143.
26 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.
27 2236 Enge, K. M. 1991. Herptile exploitation. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Section Annual Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 55pp.
28 10628 Enge, K. M. 2019. Scaphopus holbrookii (Harlan 1835), eastern spadefoot. Pages 207–210 in K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, and P. E. Moler, editors. Amphibians and reptiles of Florida. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
29 2494 Franz, R., J. Bauer, and T. Morris. 1994. Review of biologically significant caves and their faunas in Florida and south Georgia. Brimleyana 20:1–109.
30 7700 Frost, D. R., T. Grant, J. Faivovich, R. H. Bain, A. Haas, C. F. B. Haddad, R. O. De Sá, A. Channing, M. Wilkinson, S. C. Donnellan, C. J. Raxworthy, J. A. Campbell, B. L. Blotto, P. Moler, R. C. Drewes, R. A. Nussbaum, J. D. Lynch, D. M. Green, and W. C. Wheeler. 2006. The amphibian tree of life. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History No. 297. 370pp.
31 7078 Garcia-Paris, M., D. R. Buchholz, and G. Parra-Olea. 2003. Phylogenetic relationships of Pelobatoidea re-examined using mtDNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 28:12–23.
32 10229 Garman, S. 1884. The North American batrachians and reptiles. Bulletin of the Essex Institute16:3–64.
33 2625 Gloyd, H. K., and R. Conant. 1990. Snakes of the Agkistrodon complex: a monographic review. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. 614pp.
34 2673 Goin, C. J. 1947. A note on the food of Heterodon simus. Copeia 1947:275.
35 2690 Goin, O. B. 1955. The world outside my door. MacMillan, New York, New York, USA. 184pp.
36 8567 Goodman, D. 2007. Summer of the dragon.
37 6480 Greenberg, C. H. 1998. Metapopulation dynamics of amphibians using isolated, ephemeral ponds in longleaf pine uplands of Florida. Pages 92–95 in J. S. Kush, compiler. Longleaf pine: a forward look. Proceedings of the Second Longleaf Alliance Conference, 17–19 November 1998, Charleston, South Carolina. Longleaf Alliance Report No. 4.
38 6885 Greenberg, C. H., A. Storfer, G. W. Tanner, and S. G. Mech. 2003. Amphibians using isolated, ephemeral ponds in Florida longleaf pine uplands: population dynamics and assessment of monitoring methodologies. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 57pp.
39 7212 Greenberg, C. H., and G. W. Tanner. 2004. Breeding pond selection and movement patterns by eastern spadefoot toads (Scaphiopus holbrookii) in relation to weather and edaphic conditions. Journal of Herpetology 38:569–577.
40 7255 Greenberg, C. H., and G. W. Tanner. 2005. Spatial and temporal ecology of eastern spadefoot toads on a Florida landscape. Herpetologica 61:20–28.
41 7809 Greenberg, C. H., and G. W. Tanner. 2006. Amphibians using isolated ephemeral ponds in Florida longleaf pine uplands: population and metapopulation dynamics. Final report. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 22pp.
42 9340 Greenberg, C. H., and G. W. Tanner. 2008. Long-term landscape scale monitoring of amphibians at ephemeral ponds in regularly burned versus hardwood-invaded Florida longleaf pine-wiregrass uplands of the Ocala National Forest, Florida. Final report. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 22pp
43 2732 Greenberg, C. H., D. G. Neary, and L. D. Harris. 1994. A comparison of herpetofaunal sampling effectiveness of pitfall, single-ended, and double-ended funnel traps used with drift fences. Journal of Herpetology 28:319–324.
44 10530 Greenberg, C. H., S. A. Johnson, R. Owen, and A. Storfer. 2017. Amphibian breeding phenology and reproductive outcome: an examination using terrestrial and aquatic sampling. Canadian Journal of Zoology 95:673–684.
45 2846 Hansen, K. L. 1952. An investigation of native Florida male Salientia as test animals for early pregnancy diagnosis. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 14:231–236.
46 2849 Hansen, K. L. 1958. Breeding pattern of the eastern spadefoot toad. Herpetologica 14:57–67.
47 2850 Hansen, K. L. 1959. A study of in vitro ovulation in the eastern spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus h. holbrooki. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 22:1–13.
48 2852 Hansen, K. L., and D. E. Sweat. 1962. Spermiation in Rana p. pipiens in response to heteroplastic pituitary materials. Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 25:109–120.
49 2912 Hartmann, T. 1989. Scaphiopus holbrooki, the eastern spadefoot toad. League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (May):13–15.
50 8442 Holman, J. A. 1957. Bullfrog predation on the eastern spadefoot, Scaphiopus holbrooki. Copeia 1957:229.
51 3113 Holman, J. A. 1996. The large Pleistocene (Sangamonian) herpetofauna of the Williston IIIA Site, north-central Florida. Herpetological Natural History 4:35–47.
52 6956 Holman, J. A. 2003. Fossil frogs and toads of North America. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. 246pp.
53 9690 Holman, J. A. 2005. Herpetofauna of Grant's Cave, Florida: living animals and skeletal remains. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 40:107–109.
54 3318 Jansen, K. P., A. P. Summers, and P. R. Delis. 2001. Spadefoot toads (Scaphiopus h. holbrookii) in an urban landscape: effects on non-natural substrates on burrowing in adults and juveniles. Journal of Herpetology 35:141–145.
55 3326 Jenni, D. A. 1969. A study of the ecology of four species of herons during the breeding season at Lake Alice, Alachua County, Florida. Ecological Monographs 39:245–270.
56 7942 Johnson, G. R., and J. C. Johnson. 2006. Scaphiopus holbrookii holbrookii (eastern spadefoot). Albinism. Herpetological Review 37:211–212.
57 3532 Knepton, J. C., Jr. 1951. A study of the responses of certain male Salientia from Florida to human chorionic gonadotropic hormone. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 59pp.
58 3534 Knepton, J. C., Jr. 1952. The responses of male Salientia to human chorionic gonadotropic hormone. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 14:255–265.
59 3689 Layne, J. N., J. A. Stallcup, G. E. Woolfenden, M. N. McCauley, and D. J. Worley. 1977. Fish and wildlife inventory of the seven-county region included in the Central Florida Phosphate Industry Areawide Environmental Impact Study. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Services PB-278 456, Volume 1. 643pp.
60 3704 LeBuff, C. R., Jr. 1960. The presence of certain herptiles in southwest Florida. Herpetologica 16:197–198.
61 3868 Ludlow, M. 1995. Frog wars. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Resource Management Notes 6(5):6.
62 4138 Means, D. B. 1990. Florida wetlands: temporary ponds. Florida Wildlife 44(6):12–16.
63 4224 Meshaka, W. E., Jr. 1993. Geographic distribution: Scaphiopus holbrookii (eastern spadefoot). Herpetological Review 24:154.
64 10414 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., and J. N. Layne. 2015. The herpetology of southern Florida. Monograph 5. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10:1−353.
65 4260 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., W. F. Loftus, and T. Steiner. 2000. The herpetofauna of Everglades National Park. Florida Scientist 63:84–103.
66 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.
67 4540 Mushinsky, H. R., E. D. McCoy, and P. R. Delis. 1993. Anuran biodiversity on an upland habitat in Florida. Page 178 (abstract) in Abstracts of the Second World Congress of Herpetology, 29 December 1993–6 January 1994, Adelaide, South Australia.
68 4526 Mushinsky, H. R., P. R. Delis, and E. D. McCoy. 1993. Anuran biodiversity on a periodically burned xeric upland habitat in central Florida. Pages 232–233 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Combined Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, the Herpetologists' League, 17th Annual Larval Fish Conference, and the American Elasmobranch Society, 27 May–2 June 1993, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA.
69 4613 Neill, W. T. 1957. Notes on metamorphic and breeding aggregations of the southern spadefoot, Scaphiopus holbrooki (Harlan). Herpetologica 13:185–187.
70 4787 Palis, J. 1994. Night of the spadefoots. Florida Wildlife 48(6):12–13.
71 4788 Palis, J. 1995. Winter chorus. Florida Wildlife 49(1):12–14.
72 4806 Palis, J. G. 2000. Scaphiopus holbrookii (eastern spadefoot). Predation. Herpetological Review 31:42–43.
73 7374 Palis, J. G. 2005. Scaphiopus holbrookii Harlan, 1935; eastern spadefoot. Pages 511–512 in M. Lannoo, editor. Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species. University of California Press, Los Angeles, California, USA.
74 4865 Pearson, D. 1992. Life has its pitfalls. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Resource Management, Resource Management Notes 4(4):5.
75 4868 Pearson, P. G. 1955. Population ecology of the spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus h. holbrooki Harlen. Ecological Monographs 25:233–267.
76 4869 Pearson, P. G. 1957. Further notes on the population ecology of the spadefoot. Ecology 38:580–586.
77 4870 Pearson, P. G. 1958. Body measurements of Scaphiopus holbrooki. Copeia 1958:215–217.
78 4867 Pearson. P. G. 1954. Population ecology of the spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus h. holbrooki. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 167pp.
79 5027 Punzo, F. 1992. Dietary overlap and activity patterns in sympatric populations of Scaphiopus holbrookii (Pelobatidae) and Bufo terrestris (Bufonidae). Florida Scientist 55:38–44.
80 5034 Punzo, F., and L. Lindstrom. 2001. The toxicity of eggs of the giant toad, Bufo marinus to aquatic predators in a Florida retention pond. Journal of Herpetology 35:693–697.
81 5461 Simpson, C. T. 1920. In lower Florida wilds: a naturalist's observations on the life, physical geography, and geology of the more tropical part of the state. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, New York, USA. 404pp.
82 9288 Steen, D. A., G. G. Sorrell, N. J. Paris, K. J. Paris, D. D. Simpson, and L. L. Smith. 2010. Heterodon platirhinos (eastern hog-nosed snake). Predator/prey mass ratio. Herpetological Review 41:365.
83 5624 Stevenson, D., and D. Crowe. 1992. Geographic distribution: Scaphiopus holbrookii (eastern spadefoot). Herpetological Review 23:87.
84 6510 Thorson, T. B., and A. Svihla. 1943. Correlation of the habitats of amphibians with their ability to survive the loss of body water. Ecology 24:374–381.
85 5953 Van Hyning, T. 1923. A collecting note on Florida batrachians. Copeia 1923:68.
86 6032 Warner, S. C. 1994. Salinity tolerance of the embryos of some southeastern United States anurans. Page 83 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League and the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 28 July–1 August 1994, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA.
87 6039 Wasserman, A. O. 1968. Scaphiopus holbrooki (Harlan). Eastern spadefoot toad. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 70.1–4.
88 6361 Wygoda, M. L. 1984. Low cutaneous evaporative water loss in arboreal frogs. Physiological Zoology 57:329–337.

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