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1 89 Allen, E. R., and M. P. Merryday. 1940. A snake in the hand—is worth two in the grass for medical research, and the job of capturing and keeping them sheds interesting sidelights on their habits and peculiarities. Natural History 46:234–239.
2 100 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1950. The pigmy rattlesnake. Florida Wildlife 4(4):10–11.
3 763 Bard, A. 1992. Cold weather sightings of snakes at Lake Louisa State Park. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 4(2):16.
4 861 Bartram, J., and W. Bartram. 1957. John and William Bartram's America: selections from the writings of the Philadelphia naturalists. [Edited with an introduction by H. G. Cruickshank.] Devin-Adair Company, New York, New York, USA. 418pp.
5 862 Bartram, W. 1791. Travels through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee country, the extensive territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the country of the Chactaws; containing, an account of the soil and natural productions of those regions, together with observations on the manners of the Indians. James & Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 522pp. Bartram, W. 1947. The travels of William Bartram [edited by Mark van Doren]. Dover, New York, New York, USA. 414pp.
6 1036 Blatchley, W. S. 1931. My nature nook or notes on the natural history of the vicinity of Dunedin, Florida. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 302pp.
7 1686 Curran, C. H. 1935. Rattlesnakes. Natural History 36:331–340.
8 1711 Dalrymple, G. H., T. M. Steiner, R. J. Nodell, and F. S. Bernardino, Jr. 1991. Seasonal activity of the snakes of Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park. Copeia 1991:294–302.
9 6769 DeFrancesco, T. C. 1987. Life history and reproductive ecology of Sistrurus miliarius barbouri: the dusky pygmy rattlesnake in Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park. B.S. Thesis, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA. 67pp.
10 2035 Dodd, C. K., Jr., and R. Franz. 1995. Seasonal abundance and habitat use of selected snakes trapped in xeric and mesic communities of north-central Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 38, Part I(2):43–67.
11 10353 Enge, K. M., G. Craft, J. T. Schmitt, and G. L. Bartolotti. 2015. Lampropeltis extenuata (short-tailed kingsnake). Defensive behavior. Herpetological Review 46:451.
12 2321 Everett, J. W., S. C. Jemison, P. G. May, and T. M. Farrell. 1993. The seasonal activity and thermal biology of the dusky pigmy rattlesnake, Sistrurus miliarius barbouri. Florida Scientist 56(Supplement 1):25 (abstract).
13 2560 Garlington, W. M. 1920. Hunting in the Florida cypress swamps. Part II–conclusion. Outdoor Life 46(6):371–375.
14 7563 Glaudas, X., T. M. Farrell, and P. G. May. 2005. Defensive behavior of free-ranging pygmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius). Copeia 2005:196–200.
15 3017 Heulett, S. T., and T. M. Farrell, and P. G. May. 1997. Caudal luring and tail coloration in snakes: an experimental and comparative approach to the study of evolutionary relationships. Abstract in Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 77th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 45th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 26 June–2 July 1997, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
16 3062 Hingtgen, T. 1998. Prescribed burning: observations on the interaction of wildlife and fire in state parks of southwestern Florida. Pages 158–162 in W. K. Moser and C. F. Moser, editors. Fire and forest ecology: innovative silviculture and vegetation management. Proceedings of the Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference No. 21, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
17 3982 May, P. G., and T. M. Farrell. 1993. The seasonal activity and thermal biology of the dusky pigmy rattlesnake, Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, in central Florida. Page 213 (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.
18 3983 May, P. G., and T. M. Farrell. 1994. Variability in winter activity of dusky pigmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius barbouri). Page 54 (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.
19 3984 May, P. G., and T. M. Farrell. 1995. Seasonal patterns of abundance and activity in dusky pigmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius barbouri). Page 93 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 8–13 August 1995, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.
20 3986 May, P. G., and T. M. Farrell. 1997. Death from above: adventures with arboreal snakes. Reptiles Magazine 5(9):77–83.
21 3988 May, P. G., and T. M. Farrell. 1998. Maternal attendance and post-parturient behaviors of neonate pigmy rattlesnakes. Abstract in Proceedings of the 78th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 46th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 14th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, and the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Herpetologists, 16–22 July 1998, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
22 3991 May, P. G., S. T. Huelett, T. M. Farrell, and M. A. Pilgrim. 1997. Live fast, love hard, & die young: the ecology of pigmy rattlesnakes. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine (January–February):36–49.
23 3989 May, P. G., T. M. Farrell, M. A. Pilgrim, S. T. Heulett, L. A. Bishop, D. J. Spence, A. R. Rabatsky, M.C. Campbell, A. D. Aycrigg, and W. E. Richardson, II. 1996. The seasonal abundance and activity of a rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius barbouri) in central Florida. Copeia 1996:389–401.
24 6768 Rabatsky, A. 2002. Caudal luring and defensive tail display in the dusky pigmy rattlesnake, Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, with comments on ontogeny and evolution. M.S. Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. 34pp.
25 5047 Rabatsky, A. M., and T. M. Farrell. 1995. Variables affecting the frequency of caudal luring in a rattlesnake. Page 36 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 8–13 August 1995, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.
26 10190 Rabatsky, A. M., and T. M. Farrell. 1996. The effects of age and light level on foraging posture and frequency of caudal luring in the rattlesnake, Sistrurus miliarius barbouri. Journal of Herpetology 30:558–561.
27 6729 Rowe, M. P., T. M. Farrell, and P. G. May. 2002. Rattle Loss in pygmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius): causes, consequences, and implications for rattle function and evolution. Pages 385–404 in G. W. Schuett, M. Höggren, M. E. Douglas, and H. W. Greene, editors. Biology of the vipers. Eagle Mountain Publishing, Eagle Mountain, Utah, USA.
28 5536 Sowder, W. T., and G. W. Gehres. 1968. Snakebite myths and misinformation. Journal of the Florida Medical Association 55:319–323.
29 6041 Waterman, C. 1962. Snake safety. Florida Wildlife 16(7):30–33, 42.

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