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.
Contains the original descriptions of Testudo serpentina (=Chelydra serpentina) page 199, Lacerta fasciata (=Plestiodon fasciatus) page 209, Crotalus horridus page 214, and Coluber sipedon (=Nerodia sipedon) page 219.
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.
Contains the original descriptions of Lacerta 6-lineata (=Aspidoscelis sexlineata) page 364, Sistrurus miliarius page 372, Boa contortrix (=Agkistrodon contortrix): page 373, Coluber striatulus (=Haldea striatula) page 275, Coluber punctatus (=Diadophis punctatus) page 376, and Coluber aestivus (=Opheodrys aestivus) page 387.
TAXA CITED: Rough Greensnake (Opheodrys aestivus); Pygmy Rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius); Ring-necked Snake (Diadophis punctatus); Six-lined Racerunner (Aspidoscelis sexlineatus); Rough Earthsnake (Haldea striatula); Eastern Copperhead/Broad-banded Copperhead complex (Agkistrodon contortrix/laticinctus);
1789 Lacepede, 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 Coluber triangulum (=Lampropeltis triangulum) page 86 and Crotalus piscivorus (=Agkistrodon piscivorus) age 130. In French.
TAXA CITED: Northern Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus); Western Milksnake/Eastern Milksnake complex (Lampropeltis gentilis/triangulum);
1789 Bonnaterre, P.-J. Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des Trois Règnes de la Nature. Erpétologie. Panckouke, Paris. 71pp.
Contains the original description of Testudo subrubra (=Kinosternon subrubrum) page 27. In French.
TAXON CITED: Eastern Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum);
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. In French.
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 (nomen protectum) page 152. In French.
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 Rana catesbeiana (=Lithobates catesbeianus) page 106, Lacerta maculata (=Ambystoma maculatum) page 304, and Coluber flagellum (=Masticophis flagellum) page 475.
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 Sirena maculosa (=Necturus maculosus) page 41 and Crotalinus viridis (=Crotalus viridis) page 41.
TAXA CITED: Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus); Prairie Rattlesnake (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. 16pp.
Contains the original description of Triturus viridescens (=Notophthalmus viridescens) page 5.
TAXON CITED: Eastern Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens);
1822 Rafinesque, Constantine S. On two new salamanders of Kentucky. Kentucky Gazette, New Series. Lexington. 1(9):3
Dated 28 February 1822. Contains the original description of Eurycea lucifuga page 3. This copy is from the 1963 facsimile reprint produced by The Ohio Herpetological Society.
TAXON CITED: Cave Salamander (Eurycea lucifuga);
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