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  • 50 CFR Pt. 17. 2012. Web. 6 Aug. 2012. http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov

  • Arizona Game and Fish Department: Desert Tortoises. Arizona: AZGFD: (c)2013. Web. http://www.azgfd.gov/w_c/deserttortoisemanagement.shtml

  • Artner, Harald, Balázs Farkas, and Victor Loehr. 2006. Turtles: Proceedings: International Turtle & Tortoise Symposium, Vienna 2002. Frankfurt Am Main: Ed. Chimaera. p.352-355.

  • Auffenberg, W., and W. G. Weaver, Jr. 1969. Gopherus berlandieri in southeastern Texas. Bull. Florida State Mus. Biol. Sci. 13: 141-203

  • Blankenship, E.L., Butterfield, B.P., and Godwin, J.C. 2008. Graptemys nigrinoda Cagle 1954 – black-knobbed map turtle, black-knobbed sawback. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., and Iverson, J.B. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs No.5, pp.005.1-005.6, doi:10.3854/crm.5.005.nigrinoda.v1.2008, http://www.iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt/.

  • Bonin, Franck, Bernard Devaux, and Alain Dupré. 2006. Turtles of the World. Trans. Peter C.H.Pritchard. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 416 p.

  • Bouchard, K. 2009. Animal Diversity Web: Geochelone elegans Star Tortoise. Web. http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Geochelone_elegans/

  • Boykin, Christopher. 2002. The Status and Demography of the Ornate Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota) within the Saint Martins Marsh Aquatic Preserve [Online]. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, St. Martins Marsh Aquatic Preserve. Web. http://www.dep.state.fl.us/coastal/sites/stmartins/pub/SMM_Terrapin_Report.pdf

  • Broadley, D.G. and Sachsse, W. 2011. Cycloderma frenatum Peters 1854 – Zambezi Flapshell Turtle, Nkhasi. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., Iverson, J.B., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5, pp. 055.1-055.5, doi:10.3854/crm.5.055.japonica.v1.2011, http://www.iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt/.

  • Buskirk, James. 1993. Captive Propagation and Husbandry of the Vietnamese Leaf Turtle. The Vivarium 5(5): 28-29, 31-33.

  • CaliforniaHerps.com: A Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of California. California: CaliforniaHerps: (c)2000-2014. Web. http://www.californiaherps.com/turtles/pages/a.marmorata.html

  • Christiansen, J.L., Cooper, J.A., Bickham, J.W. 1984. Reproduction of Kinosternon flavescens (Kinosternidae) in Iowa. The Southwestern Naturalist. 29(3): 349-351.

  • CITES Secretariat. 2012. “Appendices I, II, and III”. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Web. 13 Aug. 2012. http://www.cites.org/eng/app/appendices.php

  • DOE/BLM (Department of Energy/Bureau of Land Management). 2013. Case Study No.1: Mojave Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) and Sonoran Desert Tortoise (Gopherus morafkai). Department of Energy, Bureau of Land
    Management, Washington, D.C. Web. http://www.blm.gov/…/SOD_3_Final_Desert_Tortoise_Insert.pdf

  • Edqvist, Ulf. Tortoise Trust: Star Tortoise Basics. (c)2014. Web. http://www.tortoisetrust.org/articles/elegans.html

  • Ennen, J.R., Lovich, J.E., Kreiser, B.R., Selman, W., and Qualls, C.P. 2010. Genetic and Morphological Variation Between Populations of the Pascagoula Map Turtle (Graptemys gibbonsi) in the Pearl and Pascagoula Rivers with the Description of a New Species (Graptemys pearlensis). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 9(1): 98-113.

  • Ernst, C.H., Altenburg, R.G.M. and Barbour, R.W. (1997) Turtles of the World. ETI Information Systems Ltd: Netherlands. Web. http://nlbif.eti.uva.nl/bis/turtles.php

  • Ernst, Carl H. and Jeffrey E. Lovich. 2009. Turtles of the United States and Canada. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 827 p.

  • Ernst, Carl H., and Roger W. Barbour. 1989. Turtles of the World. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. 313 p.

  • Gong, S.P., Shi, H.T., Xie, C.J., Chen, C., and Xu, R.M. 2005. Spring Habitat Selection by Four Eye-spotted Turtle (Sacalia quadriocellata) in Limu Mountain of Hainan Island. Zoologicial Research. 2005, Apr. 26(2): 142-146.

  • Helms, Jonathan. Diamondback Terrapin World (c)2013. Web. http://www.diamondbackterrapin.com

  • Henze, M.J., Schaeffel, F., Wagner, H.J., and Ott, M. 2003. Accomodation behavior during prey capture in the vietnamese leaf turtle (Geoemyda spengleri). J Comp Physiol A 2004(190): 139-146.

  • Houseal, T.W., Bickham, J.W., Springer, M.D. 1982 Aug. Geographic Variation in the Yellow Mud Turtle, Kinosternon flavescens. Copeia. 1982(3): 567-580.

  • IUCN 2012. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. http://www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 21 Sept. 2012.

  • Iverson, J.B. 1990. Nesting and parental care in the mud turtle, Kinosternon flavescens. Can. J. Zool. 68: 230-233.

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