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  • Baur,G. 1889. On Meiolania and some points in the oseology of the Testudinata: a reply to Mr. G.A. Boulenger. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 4: 37-46.
  • Blackmore, E.H. 1969. On the Australasian Chelidae (Chelonia). Victorian Naturalist, 86: 280–283.
  • Bonin, F., Devaux, B. & Dupré, A. 2006. Turtles of the World. English translation by P.C.H. Pritchard. Johns Hopkins University Press, 416 pp.
  • Cann, J. 1972. Notes on some tortoises collected in Northern Australia. Vict. Nat. 89: 165-168.
  • Cogger HG., Cameron EE & Cogger HM. 1983. ZOOLOGICAL CATALOGUE OF AUSTRALIA, Volume 1: AMPHIBIA AND REPTILIA. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Cogger,H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Cuvier,G. 1827. La Regne Animal, Vol. 2, 2nd. ed. Déterville, Paris, 406 pp.
  • Duméril, A.M.C., and G. Bibron. 1835. Erpétologie Générale ou Histoire Naturelle Complète des Reptiles, Vol. 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris, iv + 680 p.
  • Ernst,C.H. and Barbour,R.W. 1989. Turtles of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. - London.
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  • Gaffney, Eugene S. 1977. The side-necked turtle family Chelidae: a theory of relationships using shared derived characters. American Museum Novitates (2620): 1-28.
  • Georges, A. & Thomson, S. 2010. Diversity of Australasian freshwater turtles, with an annotated synonymy and keys to species. Zootaxa 2496: 1–37.
  • Georges, A. 1996. Electrophoretic delineation of species boundaries within the short-necked freshwater turtles of Australia (Testudines: Chelidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (1996), 118: 241–260.
  • Gray, J. E. 1830. Spicilegia Zoologica. Part 2. Treuttel, Wurtz, London.
  • Gray, J. E. 1831. A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia. In: Griffith, E & E. Pidgeon: The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organisation by the Baron Cuvier with additional descriptions of all the species hither named, and of many before noticed [Vol. 9]. Whittaker, Treacher and Co., London: 481 + 110 pp.
  • Gray, J. E. 1871. Notes on Australian freshwater tortoises. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 8: 366.
  • Gray, J.E. 1841. A catalogue of the species of reptiles and Amphibia hitherto described as inhabiting Australia, with a description of some new species from Western Australia. Appendix E, pp. 422-449. In: G. Grey, Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in Northwestern and Western Australia, during the years 1837, 38, and 39, under the authority of Her Majesty's Government. T. and W. Boone, London. Vol. 2.
  • Gray,J.E. 1857. Description of a new species of Chelodina from Australia. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (2) 19: 485-486.
  • Gray,J.E. 1872. On the genus Chelymys and its allies from Australia. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1872: 504-514.
  • HAMANN, M., SCHÄUBLE, C.S., EMERICK, S.P., LIMPUS, D.J. & LIMPUS, C.J. 2008. Freshwater turtle populations in the Burnett River. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 52 (2): 221-232.
  • Lintermans, Mark. 1997. First record of the Murray Turtle, Emydura macquarii (Gray) (Testudines: Chelidae) from the Australian Capital Territory. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 27 (1): 38-40.
  • Martinez, P. A., Ezaz, T., Valenzuela, N., Georges, A. and Marshall Graves, J.A. 2008. An XX/XY heteromorphic sex chromosome system in the Australian chelid turtle Emydura macquarii : A new piece in the puzzle of sex chromosome evolution in turtles. Chromosome Research 16: 815-825.
  • McCord, W.P.; Cann, J. & Joseph-Ouni, M. 2003. A taxonomic assessment of Emydura (Testudines: Chelidae) with descriptions of new subspecies from Queensland, Australia. Reptilia (GB) (27): 59-63.
  • McCord, W.P.; Joseph-Ouni, M. & Cann, J. 2003. Chelonian Illustrations #7. Short-neck, Western Swamp, and Pig-Nose Turtles from Australia and New Guinea. Reptilia (GB) (27): 64-68.
  • Thomson, Robert C.; Andrew M. Shedlock, Scott V. Edwards and H. Bradley Shaffer. 2008. Developing markers for multilocus phylogenetics in non-model organisms: A test case with turtles. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (2): 514-525.
  • Trefz & Hiller. 1992. Erfolgreiche Behandlung von Panzernekrosen bei der Rotbauch-Spitzkopfschildkröte, Emydura australis subglobosa. Herpetofauna 14 (81): 33-34 .
  • Trembath, D.; Freier, D. & Elliott, J. 2004. Sexual-size dimorphism in Emydura krefftii (Testudines: Chelidae) from Ross River, Townsville, Australia. Herpetological Review 35 (1): 31-34.
  • Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]. 2014. Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status. Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7. 329-479
  • Valenzuela, N. 2009. Co-Evolution of Genomic Structure and Selective Forces Underlying Sexual Development and Reproduction. Cytogenet Genome Res 127: 232-241.
  • Werning, H. 2003. Zwei neue Schildkröten aus Australien. Reptilia (Münster) 8 (4): 10-11.
  • Williams, D.; Wüster, W. & Fry, B.G. 2006. The good, the bad and the ugly: Australian snake taxonomists and a history of the taxonomy of Australia’s venomous snakes. Toxicon 48: 919–930.
  • Winkler, J.D. 2006. Testing phylogenetic implications of eggshell characters in side-necked turtles (Testudines: Pleurodira). Zoology 109: 127-136.
  • Worrell,E. 1970. Reptiles of Australia, 2nd ed. Angus & Robertson, Sydney: xv + 169 pp.


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