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Nonnative Species Publications

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Goetz, S. M., D. A. Steen, M. A. Miller, C. Guyer, J. Kottwitz, J. F. Roberts, E. Blankenship, P. R. Pearson, D. A. Warner, and R. N. Reed. 2021. Argentine black and white tegu (Salvator merianae) can survive the winter under semi-natural conditions well beyond their current invasive range. PLoS One 16(3):e0245877. Access Publication.

Mays, J. D., K. M. Enge, A. Emerick, and E. P. Hill. 2017. New island records in the Florida Keys, Monroe County, Florida, USA. Herpetological Review 48:145−146. Access Publication.

Krysko, K. L., L. A. Somma, D. C. Smith, C. R. Gillette, D. Cueva, J. A. Wasilewski, K. M. Enge, S. A. Johnson, T. S. Campbell, J. R. Edwards, M. R. Rochford, R. Tompkins, J. L. Fobb, S. Mullin, C. J. Lechowicz, D. Hazelton, and A. Warren.  2016.  New verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida through 2015, with a summary of over 152 years of introductions.  IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 23:110−143.

Krysko, K. L., K. M. Enge, and C. A. MacKenzie-Krysko.  2013.  The red-banded butterfly lizard, Leiolepis rubritaeniata Mertens 1961 (Sauria: Leiolepididae), a newly documented established nonindigenous species in Florida.  IRCF Reptiles and Amphibians 20:197‒198.

Kaiser, B. W., K. J. Osorio, K. M. Enge, and R. M. Engeman.  2013.  Tupinambis merianae (Argentine giant tegu), Pantherophis guttatus (red cornsnake).  Non-predatory killing.  Herpetological Review 44:329.

Anderson, C. and K. M. Enge. 2012. Ctenosaura similis (Gray’s spiny-tailed iguana), Iguana iguana (green iguana). Carrion feeding. Herpetological Review 43:131. Request Publication.

Krysko, K. L., C. R. Gillette, R. M. Reichart, L. P. Nuñez, N. T. Coutu, J. A. Wasilewski, K. M. Enge, and A. P. Borgia.  2012.  Preliminary diet analysis for the non-indigenous Oustalet’s chameleon, Furcifer oustaleti (Mocquard 1894) (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae), in southern Florida.  IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 19:280–287.

Krysko, K. L., L. A. Somma, M. R. Rochford, C. R. Gillette, K. M. Enge, and D. Cueva. 2012. Taxonomic corrections of certain verified non-indigenous reptiles from Florida reported by Krysko et al. (2011). Zootaxa 3199:66-68. Access Publication.

Cohen, M. J., and K. M. Enge. 2011. Iguana iguana (green iguana). Predation. Herpetological Review 42:430−431.

Krysko, K. L., J. P. Burgess, M. R. Rochford, C. R. Gillette, D. Cueva, K. M. Enge, L. A. Somma, J. L. Stabile, D. C. Smith, J. A. Wasilewski, G. N. Kieckhefer, III., M. C. Granatosky, and S. V. Nielsen. 2011. Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: Outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages. Zootaxa 3028:1-64. Request Publication.

Krysko, K. L., K. M. Enge, E. M. Donlan, E. A. Golden, J. P. Burgess, and K. W. Larson. 2010. The non-marine herpetofauna of Key Biscayne, Florida. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 5:132–142. Request Publication.

Camposano, B. J., K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, E. M. Donlan, and M. Granatosky. 2008. The knight anole (Anolis equestris) in Florida. Iguana 15:212–219. Request Publication.

Krysko, K. L., J. C. Nifong, R. W. Snow, K. M. Enge, and F. J. Mazzotti. 2008. Invasive species distribution notes: reproduction of the Burmese python (Python molurus bivattatus) in southern Florida. Reproduction. Applied Herpetology 5:93–95.

Krysko, K. L., K. M. Enge, E. M. Donlan, J. C. Seitz, and E. A. Golden. 2007. Distribution, natural history, and impacts of the introduced green iguana (Iguana iguana) in Florida. Iguana 14(3):142–151. Request Publication.

Snow, R. W., K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, L. Oberhofer, A. Warren-Bradley, and L. Wilkins. 2007. Introduced populations of Boa constrictor (Boidae) and Python molurus bivittatus(Pythonidae) in southern Florida. Pages 416–438 in R.W. Henderson and R. Powell, editors. Biology of the Boas and Pythons. Eagle Mountain Publishing, Eagle Mountain, Utah. Request Publication.

Krysko, K. L., J. C. Seitz, J. H. Townsend, and K. M. Enge. 2006. The introduced brown basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus) in Florida. Iguana 13:24–30.

Krysko, K. L. and K. M. Enge. 2005. A new non-native lizard in Florida, the butterfly lizard, Leiolepis belliana (Sauria: Agamidae). Florida Scientist 68:247–249. Access Publication.

Enge, K. M., and K. L. Krysko. 2004. A new exotic species in Florida, the bloodsucker lizard, Calotes versicolor (Daudin 1802) (Sauria: Agamidae). Florida Scientist 67:226–230. Access Publication.

Enge, K. M., K. L. Krysko, K. R. Hankins, T. S. Campell, and F. W. King. 2004. Status of the Nile monitor (Varanus niloticus) in southwestern Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 3: 571–582. Request Publication.

Enge, K. M., K. L. Krysko, and B. L. Talley. 2004. Distribution and ecology of the introduced African rainbow lizard, Agama agama africana (Sauria: Agamidae), in Florida. Florida Scientist 67:303–310. Access Publication.

Krysko, K. L., K. M. Enge, and F. W. King. 2004. The veiled chameleon, Chamaeleo calyptratus Duméril and Bibron 1851 (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae): a new exotic species in Florida. Florida Scientist 67:249–253.

Krysko, K. L., F. W. King, K. M. Enge, and A. T. Reppas. 2003. Distribution of the introduced black spiny-tailed iguana (Ctenosaura similis) on the southwestern coast of Florida. Florida Scientist 66:74–79.

Townsend, J. H., K. L. Krysko, and K. M. Enge. 2003. The identity of spiny-tailed iguanas, Ctenosaura, introduced to Florida, USA (Squamata: Sauria: Iguanidae). Herpetozoa 16:67–72.

Townsend, J. H., K. L. Krysko, and K. M. Enge. 2003. Introduced iguanids in southern Florida: more than 35 years of establishment and range expansion. Iguana 10:111–119.