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  • Ernst, C. H. y Barbour, R. W. 1989. Turtles of the world. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C. Estados Unidos.
  • Ernst,C.H. and Barbour,R.W. 1989. Turtles of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. - London.
  • Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed. 1993. Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies. Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17. iv + 73
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  • Iverson, J.B. 1982. Terrapene nelsoni Stejneger. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 289:1-2.
  • Iverson, John B. 1992. A Revised Checklist with Distribution Maps of the Turtles of the World. xiii + 363
  • Lemos, J. 2003. Anfibios y reptiles de la Sierra Tarahumara [en línea] México [consulta: 2006]
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  • Lemos, J., Smith, H. y Chiszar, D. 2002. Terrapene nelsoni klauberi. Herpetological Review. 32 (4) : 274.
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  • Liner, Ernest A. 2007. A CHECKLIST OF THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MEXICO. Louisiana State University Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science 80: 1-60.
  • McCord, W.P. & Joseph-Ouni, M. 2003. Chelonian Illustrations #11: American box turtles. Reptilia (GB) (31): 59-63.
  • Mendoza, F., González, A. A., Liner, E. y Bryson, R. W. 2006. Una sinópsis de la herpetofauna de Coahuila. Inventarios herpetofaunísticos de México, avances en el conocimiento de su biodiversidad. (3): 24-47
  • Milstead, W. 1960. Relict species of the Chihuahuan desert. The Southwestern Naturalist. 5 (2) : 75-88.
  • Milstead, W. 1967. Fossil box turtles (Terrapene) from Central North America, and box turtles of Easter Mexico. Copeia. (1) : 180-187.
  • Milstead, W. y Tinkle, D. 1967. Terrapene of Western Mexico, with comments on the species groups in the genus. Copeia. (1) : 180-187.
  • Milstead, W.W., and D.W. Tinkle. 1967. Terrapene of western Mexico, with comments on the species groups in the genus. Copeia 1967 (1): 180-187.
  • Montes-Ontiveros, O. y Ponce-Campos, P. 2006. Terrapene nelsoni nelsoni (Southern Spotted Box Turtle). Herpetological Review. 37 (2) : 239.
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  • Reynolds, Robert P.; Steve W. Gotte,  and Carl H. Ernst. 2007. Catalog of Type Specimens of Recent Crocodilia and Testudines in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 626: 1-49.
  • Shaw, C. E. 1952. Sexual dimorphism in Terrapene klauberi and the relationship of T. nelsoni to T. klauberi. Herpetologica. (8) : 39-41.
  • Stejneger ,L.H. 1925. New species and subspecies of American turtles. Journ. Washington Acad. Sci. 15 (20): 462-463
  • Stejneger ,L.H. 1925. New species and subspecies of American turtles. Journ. Washington Acad. Sci. 15 (20): 462-463.
  • 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
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