EMYSystem Literature References: I
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Agassiz, L. 1857. Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. Vol. 1. Little, Brown and Co., Boston. 452p.

Bell, T. 1825. A monograph of the tortoises having a moveable sternum, with remarks on their arrangement and affinities. Zool. J., London 2:299-310.

Bickham, J. W., and J. L. Carr. 1983. Taxonomy and phylogeny of the higher catagories of cryptodiran turtles based on a cladistic analysis of chromosomal data. Copeia 1983(4):918-932.

Bour, R. and A. Dubois. 1984a. Comment on the application concerning Sternotherus Gray, 1825 and Pelusios Wagler, 1830. Z. N.(S) 2278. Bull. Zool. Nomencl. 41:198-205.

Bour, R. and A. Dubois. 1984c. Nomenclature ordinale et familiale des tortues (Reptilia). Studia Geologica Salmanticensia, Vol. Especial 1. Studia Palaeochelonologica 1:77-86. [Published in 1985]

Bramble, D. M., J. H. Hutchison, and J. M. Legler. 1984. Kinosternid shell kinesis: Structure, function, and evolution. Copeia 1984:456-475.

Conant, R. and J. T. Collins. 1991. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America. Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 450 p.

Ernst, C. H. and R. W. Barbour. 1989. Turtles of the World. Smithsonian Inst. Press, Washington, D.C. 313p.

Fitzinger, L. J. F. J. 1843. Systema reptilium. Fasciculus primus, Amblyglossae. Vindobonae, Apud Braumüller and Seidel, Vienna. 106p. [Smith and Grant, 1958, discuss publication date]

Gaffney, E. S. and P. A. Meylan. 1988. A phylogeny of turtles. pp. 157-219. IN: M. J. Benton (ed.). The Phylogeny and Classification of the Tetrapods. Vol. 1. Claredon Press, Oxford, England.

Gray, J. E. 1825. A synopsis of the genera of Reptiles and Amphibia, with a description of some new species. Ann. Philos. (new ser.) 10:193-217.

Groombridge, B. 1982. The IUCN Amphibia-Reptilia Red Data Book, Testudines, Crocodylia, Rhynchocephalia Part 1. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. 426p.

Hutchison, J. H. and D. M. Bramble. 1981. Homology of the plastral scales of the Kinosternidae and related turtles. Herpetologica 37(2):73-85.

Hutchison, J. H. 1991. Early Kinosterninae (Reptilia: Testudines) and their phylogenetic significance. J. Vertebrate Paleo. 11(2):145-167.

Iverson, J. B. 1981a. Kinosternon dunni. Cat. Amer. Amphib. Rept. 278:1-2.

Iverson, J. B. 1988. Neural bone patterns and the phylogeny of the turtles of the subfamily Kinosterninae. Milwaukee Publ. Mus. Contrib. Biol. Geol. 75:1-12.

Iverson, J. B. 1991. Phylogenetic hypotheses for the evolution of modern kinosternine turtles. Herpetol. Monogr. 5:1-27.

King, F. W. and R. L. Burke. 1989. Crocodilian, Tuatara, and Turtle Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Assoc. Syst. Coll., Washington, D.C. 216p.

Meylan, P. A. and E. S. Gaffney. 1989. The skeletal morphology of the Cretaceous Cryptodiran turtle, Adocus, and the relationships of the Trionychoidea. Amer. Mus. Novitiates 2941:1-60.

Schmidt, K. P. 1947. A new kinosternid turtle from Colombia. Fieldiana Zool. 31(13):109-112.

Seidel, M. E., J. B. Iverson, and M. D. Adkins. 1986. Biochemical comparisons and phylogenetic relationships in the family Kinosternidae (Testudines). Copeia 1986:285-294.

Seidel, M. E. and R. V. Lucchino. 1981. Allozymic and morphological variation among the musk turtles Sternotherus carinatus, S. depressus, and S. minor (Kinosternidae). Copeia 1981(1):119-128.

Seidel, M. E., S. L. Reynolds, and R. V. Lucchino. 1981. Phylogenetic relationships among musk turtles (Genus Sternotherus) and genic variation in Sternotherus odoratus. Herpetologica 37(3):161-165.

Smith, H. M. and R. B. Smith. 1979. Synopsis of the herpetofauna of Mexico. Vol. VI. Guide to Mexican turtles. Johnson, North Bennington, Vermont. 1044p. [published in 1980]

Spix, J. B. von. 1824. Animalia nova, species novae Testudinum et Ranarum quas in itinere per Brasiliam annis 1817-1820 collegit et descripsit. Hübschmann, München. 53p.

Tinkle, D. W. 1958. The systematics and ecology of the Sternothaerus carinatus complex (Testudinata, Chelydridae). Tulane Stud. Zool. 6:1-56.

Zug, G. R. 1986. Sternotherus. Cat. Amer. Amphib. Rept. 397:1-3.
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