Life History and Ecology of the Slider Turtle
by J. Whitfield Gibbons
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Gibbons, J. Whitfield. 1990. Life History and Ecology of the Slider Turtle. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C.
- Introductory Material – Cover Page, Contents, Foreword, Preface, Acknowledgments
- Chapter 1. Gibbons, J. Whitfield. The Slider Turtle. pp. 3-18.
- Chapter 2. Gibbons, J. Whitfield. Turtle Studies at SREL: A Research Perspective. pp. 19-44.
- Chapter 3. Congdon, Justin D. and J. Whitfield Gibbons. The Evolution of Turtle Life Histories. pp. 45-54.
- Chapter 4. Ernst, Carl H. Systematics, Taxonomy, Variation, and Geographic Distribution of the Slider Turtle. pp. 57-67.
- Chapter 5. Seidel, Michael E. and Dale R. Jackson. Evolution and Fossil Relationships of Slider Turtles. pp. 68-73.
- Chapter 6. Smith, Michael H. and Kim T. Scribner. Population Genetics of the Slider Turtle. pp. 74-81.
- Chapter 7. Legler, John M. The Genus Pseudemys in Mesoamerica: Taxonomy, Distribution, and Origins. pp. 82-105.
- Chapter 8. Congdon, Justin D. and J. Whitfield Gibbons. Turtle Eggs: Their Ecology and Evolution. pp. 109-123.
- Chapter 9. Gibbons, J. Whitfield and Judith L. Greene. Reproduction in the Slider and Other Species of Turtles. pp. 124-134.
- Chapter 10. Dunham, Arthur E. and J. Whitfield Gibbons. Growth of the Slider Turtle. pp. 135-145
- Chapter 11. Mitchell, Joseph C. and Christopher A. Pague. Body Size, Reproductive Variation, and Growth in the Slider Turtle at the Northeastern Edge of Its Range. pp. 146-151.
- Chapter 12. Moll, Don and Edward O. Moll. The Slider Turtle in the Neotropics: Adaptation of a Temperate Species to a Tropical Environment. pp. 152-161.
- Chapter 13. Vogt, Richard C. Reproductive Parameters of Trachemys scripta venusta in Southern Mexico. pp. 162-168.
- Chapter 14. Gibbons, J. Whitfield. Sex Ratios and Their Significance among Turtle Populations. pp. 171-182.
- Chapter 15. Frazer, Nat. B., J. Whitfield Gibbons and Judith L. Greene. Life Tables of a Slider Turtle Population. pp. 183-200.
- Chapter 16. Gibbons, J. Whitfield, Judith L. Greene and Justin D. Congdon. Temporal and Spatial Movement Patterns of Sliders and Other Turtles. pp. 201-215.
- Chapter 17. Parker, William S. Colonization of a Newly Constructed Farm Pond in Mississippi by Slider Turtles and Comparisons with Established Populations. pp. 216-222.
- Chapter 18. Schubauer, Joseph P., J. Whitfield Gibbons and James R. Spotila. Home Range and Movement Patterns of Slider Turtles Inhabiting Par Pond. pp. 223-232.
- Chapter 19. Lovich, Jeffrey E., Clarence J. McCoy and William R. Garstka. The Development and Significance of Melanism in the Slider Turtle. pp. 233-254.
- Chapter 20. Parmenter, Robert R. and Harold W. Avery. The Feeding Ecology of the Slider Turtle. pp. 257-266.
- Chapter 21. Hinton, Thomas G. and David E. Scott. Radioecological Techniques for Herpetology, with an Emphasis on Freshwater Turtles. pp. 267-287.
- Chapter 22. Spotila, James R., Robert E. Foley and Edward A. Standora. Thermoregulation and Climate Space of the Slider Turtle. pp. 288-298.
- Chapter 23. Esch, Gerald W., David J. Marcogliese, Timothy M. Goater and Kym C. Jacobson. Aspects of the Evolution and Ecology of Helminth Parasites in Turtles: A Review. pp. 299-307.
- Chapter 24. Gibbons, J. Whitfield. Recommendations for Future Research on Freshwater Turtles: What Are the Questions? pp. 311-317.
- Turtle Species Index