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1 583 Aresco, M. J. 2001. Siren lacertina (greater siren). Aestivation chamber. Herpetological Review 32:32–33.
2 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.
3 727 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.
4 728 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.
5 8525 Barichivich, W., and J. Staiger. 2007. Preliminary results of a capture/recapture study of Siren and Amphiuma in a north-central Florida lake. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 23nd Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 87th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 65th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 11–16 July 2007, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
6 829 Bartlett, R. D. 1994. "Mud-eels" in the home aquarium. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 42(4):148, 150, 152–156.
7 9937 Beane, J. C., and L. T. Pusser. 2013. Siren lacertina (greater siren). Predation. Herpetological Review 44:492.
8 879 Beck, W. H., Jr. 1948. An ecological study of the cold-blooded vertebrates of a north Florida lake. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 123pp.
9 10177 Boss, H., T. Chesnes, and J. D. Holbrook. 2014. Siren lacertina (greater siren). Habitat. Herpetological Review 45:302.
10 1090 Boundy, J. 1994. County records for Florida amphibians and reptiles. Herpetological Review 25:78–79.
11 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.
12 1174 Brooks, D. R., and R. L. Buckner. 1976. Some platyhelminth parasites of sirens (Amphibia: Sirenidae) from North America. Journal of Parasitology 62:906–909.
13 1385 Carr, A. 1994. Jubilee. Pages 25–39 in M. H. Carr, editor. A naturalist in Florida: a celebration of Eden. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, Connecticut, USA.
14 1408 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1940. A contribution to the herpetology of Florida. University of Florida Publications, Biological Sciences 3:1–118.
15 9666 Chatfield, M. W. H., P. Moler, and C. L. Richards-Zawacki. 2012. The amphibian chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in fully aquatic salamanders from southeastern North America. PLoS One 7:e44821.
16 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.
17 1596 Cooley, L. S. 1983. Winter food habits and factors influencing the winter diet of river otter in north Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 51pp.
18 8015 Crabill, T. L., and R. A. Seigel. 2006. Roadside ditches: ecological traps or viable habitats? A study using greater sirens (Siren lacertina). Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 86th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 64th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 12–17 July 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
19 1675 Crother, B. I., chair. 2000. Scientific and standard English names of amphibians and reptiles of North America north of Mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Herpetological Circular No. 29. 82pp.
20 8723 Crother, B. I., chair. 2008. Scientific and standard English names of amphibians and reptiles of North America north of Mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding. Sixth edition. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Herpetological Circular No. 37. 84pp.
21 1743 Decker, J. D. 1952. A histological study of the digestive tract of the Sirenidae (excluding the oro-pharyngeal cavity). M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 47pp.
22 1765 Delany, M. F., S. B. Linda, and C. T. Moore. 1999. Diet and condition of American alligators in 4 Florida Lakes. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 53:375–389.
23 10092 Deyle, A. C. 2011. Population genetics of Amphiuma means and Siren lacertina in Central Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.
24 9155 Dodd, C. K., Jr., J. S. Staiger, W. J. Barichivich, and M. S. Gunsburger. 2006. Southeast Amphibian Research & Monitoring Initiative 2006 annual summary. U.S. Geological Survey, Florida Integrated Science Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 83pp.
25 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.
26 2313 Etheridge, K. 1985. Estivation in the sirenid salamanders, Siren lacertina (Linnaeus) and Pseudobranchus striatus (Le Conte). Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 67pp.
27 2314 Etheridge, K. 1985. The energetics of estivation in sirenid salamanders (Siren lacertina and Pseudobranchus striatus). Page 45 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles and the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 4–9 August 1985, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.
28 2315 Etheridge, K. 1986. Water balance in estivating sirenid salamanders (Siren lacertina and Pseudobranchus striatus). Abstract in Proceedings of the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists and 2nd Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 15–21 June 1986, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
29 2316 Etheridge, K. 1990. The energetics of estivating sirenid salamanders (Siren lacertina and Pseudobranchus striatus). Herpetologica 46:407–414.
30 2317 Etheridge, K. 1990. Water balance in estivating sirenid salamanders (Siren lacertina). Herpetologica 46:400–406.
31 10832 Fedler, M. T., P. E. Moler, and K. M. Enge. 2019. A phylogeographic evaluation of the siren of Florida and resulting taxonomic implications. Abstract in SE PARC 2019 Poster Abstracts, 14–17 February 2019, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA.
32 10479 Fradkin, A. 2017. Snake consumption among early inhabitants of the River of Grass, South Florida, USA. Archaeofauna 13?.
33 2519 Freeman, J. R. 1958. Burrowing in the salamanders Pseudobranchus striatus and Siren lacertina. Herpetologica 14:130.
34 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.
35 2674 Goin, C. J. 1947. Notes on the eggs and early larvae of three Florida salamanders. Natural History Miscellanea 10:1–4.
36 2681 Goin, C. J. 1961. The growth and size of Siren lacertina. Herpetologica 17:139.
37 2682 Goin, C. J., and W. Auffenberg. 1955. The fossil salamanders of the family Sirenidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 113:497–514.
38 10785 Graham, S. P., R. Kline, D. A. Steen, and C. Kelehear. 2018. Description of an extant salamander from the Gulf Coastal Plain of North America: the reticulated siren, Siren reticulata. PLoS ONE 13(12):e0207460.
39 2801 Gunzburger, M. S. 2001. Mysterious salamanders of the mud. Florida Wildlife 55(3):22–24.
40 2802 Gunzburger, M. S., and M. J. Aresco. 2001. Effects of muck removal on populations of large aquatic salamanders (Siren and Amphiuma). Pages 107–108 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Florida Lake Management Society Twelfth Annual Conference, 21–24 May 2001, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
41 9156 Gunzburger, M. S., C. K. Dodd, Jr., W. J. Barichivich, and J. S. Staiger. 2005. Southeast Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative 2005 annual report. U.S. Geological Survey, Florida Integrated Science Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 96pp.
42 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.
43 7407 Hendricks, R. 2005. Siren lacertina Linnaeus, 1766; greater siren. Pages 912–914 in M. Lannoo, editor. Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species. University of California Press, Los Angeles, California, USA.
44 6944 Johnson, S. A., and W. J. Barichivich. 2004. A simple technique for trapping Siren lacertina, Amphiuma means, and other aquatic vertebrates. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 19:263–269.
45 3413 Jordan, F., and D. A. Arrington. 2001. Weak trophic interactions between large predatory fishes and herpetofauna in the channelized Kissimmee River, Florida, USA. Wetlands, 21:155–159.
46 3540 Knight, E. L., and D. S. Lee. 1968. The use of salamanders as fishing bait. Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society 4:86–88.
47 3618 Kushlan, J. A., S. A. Vorhees, W. F. Loftus, and P. C. Frohring. 1986. Length, mass, and calorific relationships of Everglades animals. Florida Scientist 49:65–79.
48 9364 Langford, G. J., and J. C. Bruno. 2011. Siren lacertina (greater siren). Diet. Herpetological Review 42:259.
49 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.
50 9010 Luer, G. M. 2007. Mound building and subsistence during the late Weeden Island Period (ca. A.D. 700–1000) at Big Mound Key (8CH10), Florida. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 948pp.
51 7918 Manter, H. W. 1938. A collection of trematodes from Florida Amphibia. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 57:26–37.
52 3957 Martof, B. S. 1973. Siren lacertina Linnaeus. Greater siren. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 128.1–2.
53 3958 Martof, B. S. 1974. Siren Linnaeus. Sirens. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 152.1–2.
54 3959 Martof, B. S. 1974. Sirenidae. Sirens. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 151.1–2.
55 4063 McEwan, L. C., and D. H. Hirth. 1980. Food habits of the bald eagle in north-central Florida. Condor 82:229–231.
56 10414 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., and J. N. Layne. 2015. The herpetology of southern Florida. Monograph 5. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10:1−353.
57 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.
58 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.
59 4387 Moler, P. E. 1994. Siren lacertina (greater siren). Diet. Herpetological Review 25:62.
60 10597 Moler, P. E. 2019. Siren lacertina complex Osterdam 1766, greater siren. Pages 130–132 in K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, and P. E. Moler, editors. Amphibians and reptiles of Florida. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
61 4402 Moler, P. E., H. P. Whidden, and M. M. Miyamoto. 1989. Chromosomal and biochemical variation in the salamander family Sirenidae. Page 121 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists and the 5th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 17–23 June 1989, San Francisco State University and California Academy of Science, San Francisco, California, USA.
62 7694 Morrison, J. L., and K. E. Pias. 2006. Assessing the vertebrate component of the diet of Florida's crested caracaras (Caracara cheriway). Florida Scientist 69:36–43.
63 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.
64 4609 Neill, W. T. 1954. Ranges and taxonomic allocations of amphibians and reptiles in the southeastern United States. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Publication of the Research Division 1:75–96, Silver Springs, Florida, USA.
65 4697 Noble, G. K., and B. C. Marshall. 1932. The validity of Siren intermedia Le Conte, with observations on its life history. American Museum Novitates No. 532. 17pp.
66 4737 O'Hare, N. K., and G. H. Dalrymple. 1997. Wildlife in southern Everglades wetlands invaded by melaleuca (Melaleuca quinquenervia). Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 41:1–68.
67 7763 Pryor, G. S., D. P. German, and K. A. Bjorndal. 2006. Gastrointestinal fermentation in greater sirens (Siren lacertina). Journal of Herpetology 40:112–117.
68 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.
69 9066 Smith, C. P., D. R. Gregoire, and M. S. Gunzburger. 2009. Baiting differentially influences capture rates of large aquatic salamanders, Sirens and Amphiuma. Herpetological Review 40:304–306.
70 5482 Smith, G. 1969. The greater siren. Florida Wildlife 22(10):14–15.
71 6812 Sorensen, K. 2003. Trapping success and population analysis of Siren lacertina and Amphiuma means. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 96pp.
72 7020 Sorensen, K. 2004. Population characteristics of Siren lacertina and Amphiuma means in North Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 3:249–258.
73 7652 Sorensen, K., and M. E. Hostetler. 2002. Giant salamanders of Florida. Fact Sheet WEC 157, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 3pp.
74 5558 Stamm, D. 1994. The springs of Florida. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 112pp.
75 5627 Stevenson, D., and D. Crowe. 1992. Geographic distribution: Siren lacertina (greater siren). Herpetological Review 23:85.
76 5933 Ultsch, G. R. 1972. Gas exchange and metabolism in the Sirenidae (Amphibia, Caudata). Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 123pp.
77 5934 Ultsch, G. R. 1973. Observations on the life history of Siren lacertina. Herpetologica 29:304–305.
78 5935 Ultsch, G. R. 1974. Gas exchange and metabolism in the Sirenidae (Amphibia: Caudata)—I: oxygen consumption of submerged sirenids as a function of body size and respiratory surface area. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 47A:485–498.
79 9654 Ultsch, G. R. 2012. Metabolism, gas exchange, and acid-base balance of giant salamanders. Biological Reviews 87:583−601.
80 5951 Van Hyning, O. C. 1932. Food of some Florida snakes. Copeia 1932:37.
81 9036 Waller, J. E. 2009. Aestivating reptiles and amphibians detected during a littoral marsh habitat project at Lake Okeechobee, Florida. Florida Scientist 72:171–178.
82 9307 Walton, A. C. 1938. The Nematoda as parasites of Amphibia. IV. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 57:38–53.

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