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Dermatemys (Central American River Turtle)

(Reptilia: Testudines: Dermatemydidae)

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Dermatemys mawii

Álvarez del Toro, M.; Mittermeier, R.A.; Iverson, J.B. 1979. River turtle in danger. Oryx 15(2): 170-173.

Bahena-Basave, H. 1995. Geographic distribution: Dermatemys mawii (Central American River Turtle). Herpetological Review 26(1): 43.

Campbell, J. 1972. Observations on Central American river turtles Dermatemys mawi at Fort Worth Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook 12: 202-204.

Carr, J.L.; Bickham, J.W.; Dean, R.H. 1981. The karyotype and chromosomal banding patterns of the central American river turtle Dermatemys mawii. Herpetologica 37(2): 92-95.

Cedeño-Vázquez, J.R.; Bahena-Basave, H.; Beutelspacher-García, P.M. 2016. Distribution notes: Dermatemys mawii Gray, 1847. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(3): 782-783.

Chable-Santos, J.B.; Chumba-Segura, L.; Selem-Salas, C. 2011. Geographic distribution: Dermatemys mawii (Central American River Turtle). Herpetological Review 42(2): 238.

Dunn, E.R.; Stuart, L.C. 1951. Comments on some recent restrictions of type localities of certain South and Central American amphibians and reptiles. Copeia 1951(1): 55-61.

González-Porter, G.P.; Hailer, F.; Flores-Villela, O.A.; García-Anleu, R.; Maldonado, J.E. 2011. Patterns of genetic diversity in the critically endangered Central American river turtle: human influence since the Mayan age. Conservation Genetics 12(5): 1229-1242.

González-Porter, G.P.; Maldonado, J.E.; Flores-Villela, O.A.; Vogt, R.C.; Janke, A.; Fleischer, R.C.; Hailer, F. 2013. Cryptic population structuring and the role of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec as a gene flow barrier in the critically endangered Central American River Turtle. PLoS ONE 8(9): e71668: 1-12.

Gray, J.E. 1864. Additional observations on Dermatemys from Central America. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1864: 125-127.

Iverson, J.B.; Mittermeier, R.A. 1980. Dermatemydidae. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 237: 1-4.

Lee, R.C. 1969. Observing the tortuga blanca. International Turtle and Tortoise Society Journal 3: 32-34.

McCord, W.P.; Joseph-Ouni, M. 2002. Chelonian illustrations. 5. Musks, snappers, and a river turtle from the Americas. Reptilia (GB) 25: 54-57.

Mendyk, R.W.; Eisele, B.R. 2016. Nature notes: Preliminary notes on caudal prehensility in the Hicatee, Dermatemys mawii (Testudines: Dermatemydidae). Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(4): 1026-1029.

Mendyk, R.W.; Smith, D.C. 2016. Nature notes: Dermatemys mawii Gray, 1847. Longevity. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(2): 477-478.

Moll, D. 1986. The distribution, status, and level of exploitation of the freshwater turtle Dermatemys mawei in Belize, Central America. Biological Conservation 35(1): 87-96.

Moll, D. 1989. Food and feeding behavior of the turtle, Dermatemys mawei, in Belize. Journal of Herpetology 23(4): 445-447.

Platt, S.G. 1994. Geographic distribution: Dermatemys mawei (Central American River Turtle). Belize: Orange Walk District. Herpetological Review 25(2): 75.

Platt, S.G.; Rainwater, T.R. 2011. Predation by neotropical otters (Lontra longicaudis) on turtles in Belize. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin 28(1): 4-10.

Polisar, J. 1996. Reproductive biology of a flood-season nesting freshwater turtle of the northern Neotropics: Dermatemys mawii in Belize. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 2(1): 13-25.

Polisar, J.; Horwich, R.H. 1994. Conservation of the large, economically important river turtle Dermatemys mawii in Belize. Conservation Biology 8(2): 338-340.

Rainwater, T.R.; Pop, T.; Cal, O.; Garel, A.; Platt, S.G.; Hudson, R. 2012. A recent countrywide status survey of the critically endangered Central American River Turtle (Dermatemys mawii) in Belize. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 11(1): 97-107.

Rangel-Mendoza, J.A.; Sánchez-González, I.A.; López-Luna, M.A.; Weber, M. 2014. Health and aquatic environment assessment of captive Central American River Turtles, Dermatemys mawii, at two farms in Tabasco, Mexico. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 13(1): 96-109.

Rogner, M. 1995. Schildkröten 1. Chelydridae, Dermatemydidae, Emydidae. Heidi Rogner Verlag, Hurtgenwald. 192 pp.

Terán-Juárez, S.A.; Alfaro-Reyna, T.; Cámara-Castillo, R.G.; Tun-Xis, M.A. 2013. Geographic distribution: Dermatemys mawii (Central American River Turtle). México: Quintana Roo: Municipality of Bacalar. Herpetological Review 44(1): 106.

Vogt, R.C.; Gonzalez-Porter, G.P.; Dijk, P.P. van 2016. Dermatemys mawii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T6493A97409830. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T6493A12783921.en.

Vogt, R.C.; Polisar, J.R.; Moll, D.; González-Porter, G. 2011. Dermatemys mawii Gray 1847 - Central American River Turtle, Tortuga Blanca, Hickatee Chelonian Research Monographs 5: 058.1-058.12.