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Bibliography of the family
(Eastern Pond Turtles)

(Reptilia: Testudines)

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Anonymous. 2012. [A review on the phylogeny of Geoemydidae in Testudines]. (In Chinese). Chinese Journal of Zoology 47(6): 144-155.

Bi, T.T.; Nie, L.W.; Zhang, Y.Y.; Pu, Y.G.; Jing, W.X. 2011. [Research progress for turtles with hinge structure in Bataguridae from taxonomic and phylogenetic studies]. (In Chinese). Journal of Biology (Hefei) 28(2) (Sum 160): 80-82.

Carr, J.L.; Bickham, J.W. 1986. Phylogenetic implications of karyotypic variation in the Batagurinae (Testudines: Emydidae). Genetica (Dordrecht) 70(2): 89-106.

Fritz, U.; Obst, F.J. 1999. Neue Schildkröten aus Südostasien. 2. Bataguridae (Cyclemys, Heosemys, Mauremys, Ocadia, Pyxidea, Sacalia) und Trionychidae. Sauria (Berlin) 21(1): 11-26.

Garbin, R.C.; Ascarrunz, E.; Joyce, W.G. 2018. Polymorphic characters in the reconstruction of the phylogeny of geoemydid turtles. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 184(3): 896-918.

Hirayama, R. 1984. Cladistic analysis of batagurine turtles (Batagurinae: Emydidae: Testudinoidea): a preliminary result. Studia Geologica Salmanticensia Volumen Especial 1: 141-157.

Honda, M.; Yasukawa, Y.; Ota, H. 2002. Phylogeny of the Eurasian freshwater turtles of the genus Mauremys Gray 1869 (Testudines), with special reference to a close affinity of Mauremys japonica with Chinemys reevesii. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 40(4): 195-200.

Le, M.; McCord, W.P. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships and biogeographical history of the genus RhinoClemmys Fitzinger, 1835 and the monophyly of the turtle family Geoemydidae (Testudines: Testudinoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 153(4): 751-767.

Ludwig, M.; Auer, M.; Fritz, U. 2007. Phalangeal formulae of geoemydid terrapins (Batagur, Callagur, Hardella, Heosemys, Kachuga, Orlitia, Pangshura, RhinoClemmys) reflect distinct modes of life. Amphibia-Reptilia 28(4): 574-576.

Luiselli, L. 2006. Resource partitioning in the communities of terrestrial turtles: a review of the evidences. Revue d'Ecologie la Terre et la Vie 61(4): 353-365.

McCord, W.P. 1997. Mauremys pritchardi, a new batagurid turtle from Myanmar and Yunnan, China. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 2(4): 555-562.

McCord, W.P.; Joseph-Ouni, M. 2003. Chelonian illustrations. 10. Monotypic genera of the family Geoemydidae. Reptilia (GB) 30: 34-38.

McLaughlin, C.J.; Stayton, C.T. 2016. Convergent evolution provides evidence of similar radiations in shell shape in the turtle families Emydidae and Geoemydidae. Herpetologica 72(2): 120-129.

Obst, F.J. 2003. Sumpfschildkröten. Draco 4(1) (13): 4-18.

Parham, J.F.; Shi, H. 2001. The discovery of Mauremys iversoni-like turtles at a turtle farm in Hainan Province, China: the counterfeit golden coin. Asiatic Herpetological Research 9 [2000]: 71-76.

Parham, J.F.; Simison, W.B.; Kozak, K.H.; Feldman, C.R.; Shi, H. 2001. New Chinese turtles: endangered or invalid? A reassessment of two species using mitochondrial DNA, allozyme electrophoresis and known-locality specimens. Animal Conservation 4(4): 357-367.

Praschag, P.; Hundsdörfer, A.K.; Fritz, U. 2007. Phylogeny and taxonomy of endangered south and south-east Asian freshwater turtles elucidated by mtDNA sequence variation (Testudines: Geoemydidae: Batagur, Callagur, Hardella, Kachuga, Pangshura). Zoologica Scripta 36(5): 429-442.

Rust, H.T. 1936. Interessante Schildkröten. II. Wochenschrift für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde (Braunschweig) 34-35: 1-3.

Sasaki, T.; Yasukawa, Y.; Takahashi, K.; Miura, S.; Shedlock, A.M.; Okada, N. 2006. Extensive morphological convergence and rapid radiation in the evolutionary history of the family Geoemydidae (Old World pond turtles) revealed by SINE insertion analysis. Systematic Biology 55(6): 912-927.

Schilde, M. 2004. Asiatische Sumpfschildkröten: die Familie Geoemydidae in Südostasien, China und Japan. Natur und Tier-Verlag, Münster. 189 pp.

Sites, J.W.; Bickham, J.W.; Pytel, B.A.; Greenbaum, I.F.; Bates, B.A. 1984. Biochemical characters and the reconstruction of turtle phylogenies: relationships among batagurine genera. Systematic Zoology 33(2): 137-158.

Spinks, P.Q.; Shaffer, H.B.; Iverson, J.B.; McCord, W.P. 2004. Phylogenetic hypotheses for the turtle family Geoemydidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32(1): 164-182.

Stuart, B.L.; Parham, J.F. 2007. Recent hybrid origin of three rare Chinese turtles. Conservation Genetics 8(1): 169-175.

Wink, M.; Guicking, D.; Fritz, U. 2001. Molecular evidence for hybrid origin of Mauremys iversoni Pritchard et McCord, 1991, and Mauremys pritchardi McCord, 1997 (Reptilia: Testudines: Bataguridae). Zoologische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 51(1): 41-49.

Yasukawa, Y.; Hirayama, R.; Hikida, T. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships of geoemydine turtles (Reptilia: Bataguridae). Current Herpetology 20(2): 105-133.

Zhou, Z.; Jiang, Z. 2008. Characteristics and risk assessment of international trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles in China. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 7(1): 28-36.