Annotated Bibliography of Kansas Herpetology

An exhaustive list of all known publications referencing Kansas' amphibians and reptiles. Annotated and cross-referenced with the species accounts. Please advise, should you come across an article not listed herein.
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1758 Linné, Carl von (=Linneaus). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis 10th Edition, Volume 1, L. Salvius, Stockholm. iv + 826pp.
TAXA CITED: North American Racer (Coluber constrictor); Common Five-lined Skink (Plestiodon fasciatus); Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus); Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina); Common Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon);
1766 Linné, Carl von (=Linneaus). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm, Holmiae, Editio duodecima, reformata (12th Edition). 1-532pp.
TAXA CITED: Rough Greensnake (Opheodrys aestivus); Pygmy Rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius); Ring-necked Snake (Diadophis punctatus); Rough Earthsnake (Haldea striatula); Eastern Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum); Eastern Copperhead/Broad-banded Copperhead complex (Agkistrodon contortrix/laticinctus);
1789 Lacepède, B. G. E. Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupdes Ovipares et de Serpens. Volume 2. lmprimerie du Roi, Hôtel de Thou., Paris. 671pp.
Contains the original description of Lampropeltis triangulum (page 86) and Agkistrodon piscivorus (page 130). In French.
TAXON CITED: Western Milksnake/Eastern Milksnake complex (Lampropeltis gentilis/triangulum);
1801 Latreille, Pierre Andr. XXII Genre. Hétérodon, Heterodon. Pages 32-37 in Sonnini and Latreille, Histoire Naturelle des Reptiles avec figures dessinées d’après nature, Vol. 4: Chez Deterville, Paris, France.. pp.
Contains the original description of Heterodon platirhinos (page 32).
TAXON CITED: Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos);
1802 Daudin, F.-M. Histoire Naturelle des Rainettes, des Grenouilles et des Crapauds. Quarto version. Levrault, Paris. 468pp.
Contains the original description of Lacerta bilineata, the Western Green Lacerta.
TAXON CITED: Western Green Lacerta (Lacerta bilineata);
1802 Shaw, George General zoology or systematic natural history. Volume 3. G. Kearsley, London, U. K.. 615pp.
Original descriptions of the Lithobates catesbeianus, Ambystoma maculatum, and Masticophis flagellum.
TAXA CITED: American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus); Coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum); Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum);
1818 Rafinesque, Constantine S. Further account of discoveries in natural history, in the western states. The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review 4():39-42
Contains the original description of Necturus maculosus and Crotalus viridis.
1820 Rafinesque, Constantine S. Annals of Nature or Annual Synopsis of New Genera and Species of Animals, Plants, and Discoveries in North America. First Annual Number, for 1820. Thomas Smith, Lexington, Kentucky. pp.
Contains the original description of Notophthalmus viridescens.
1822 Rafinesque, Constantine S. On two new salamanders of Kentucky. Kentucky Gazette, New Series. Lexington. 1(3):
Contains the original description of Eurycea lucifuga. Still trying to track down a decent PDF version of this manuscript.
1822 Say, Thomas. In James, Edwin. Pages 1783 in Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the years 1819, '20, by order of the Hon. J. C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Major Stephen H. Long. Volume 1. H. C. Carey & I. Lea., Philadelphia. pp.
Contains the original description of Anaxyrus cognatus.
TAXA CITED: Great Plains Toad (Anaxyrus cognatus); Western Ratsnake (Pantherophis obsoletus);
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