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Kinosternon  Spix, 1824
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173762

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cinosternon Wagler, 1830
 
    Monoclida Rafinesque, 1832
 
    Uronyx Rafinesque, 1832
 
    Swanka Gray, 1844
 
    Thyrosternum Agassiz, 1857
 
    Platythyra Agassiz, 1857
 
    Cinosternos Herrera, 1901
 
    Cryptochelys Iverson, Le and Ingram, 2013
 
  Common Name(s): mud turtles [English]
 
    American Mud Turtles [English]
 
    American musk turtles [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderCryptodira Cope, 1868  
                               SuperfamilyKinosternoidea Agassiz, 1857  
                                  FamilyKinosternidae Agassiz, 1857 – Musk Turtles, Mud Turtles  
                                     SubfamilyKinosterninae Agassiz, 1857  
                                        GenusKinosternon Spix, 1824 – mud turtles, American Mud Turtles, American musk turtles  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Kinosternon acutum Gray, 1831 – Tortuga-pecho quebrado de Tabasco, Tabasco Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon alamosae Berry and Legler, 1980 – Tortuga-pecho quebrado de Álamos, Alamos Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon angustipons Legler, 1965 – Narrow-bridged Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon arizonense Gilmore, 1923 – Arizona Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon baurii (Garman, 1891) – Striped Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon chimalhuaca Berry, Seidel and Iverson in Rogner, 1996 – Jalisco Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon creaseri Hartweg, 1934 – Tortuga-pecho quebrado de Craser, Creaser's Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon dunni Schmidt, 1947 – Dunn's Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon durangoense Iverson, 1979 – Durango Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon flavescens (Agassiz, 1857) – Tortuga-pecho quebrado amarilla, Yellow Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon herrerai Stejneger, 1925 – Herrera's Mud Turtle, Tortuga-pecho quebrado de Herrera 
                                           Species Kinosternon hirtipes Wagler, 1830 – Mexican mud turtle, Mexican Rough-footed Mud Turtle, Tortuga-pecho quebrado pata rugosa, Rough-footed Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon integrum Le Conte, 1854 – Tortuga-pecho quebrado mexicana, Mexican Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon leucostomum Duméril and Bibron in Duméril and Duméril, 1851 – Tortuga-pecho quebrado labios blancos, White-lipped Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon oaxacae Berry and Iverson, 1980 – Tortuga-pecho quebrado oaxaqueña, Oaxaca Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1766) – Tortuga-pecho quebrado escorpión, Scorpion Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon sonoriense Le Conte, 1854 – Sonoran mud turtle, Tortuga-pecho quebrado sonorense, Sonora Mud Turtle 
                                           Species Kinosternon subrubrum (Bonnaterre, 1789) – Eastern Mud Turtle, Common Mud Turtle 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Kinosternon    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Kinosternon   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Kinosternon   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
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  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Kinosternon   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Kinosternon   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, Jonathan A. Campbell, Kevin de Queiroz, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and standard English names of amphibians and reptiles of North America north of Mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding, Seventh Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 39   
  Page(s): 1-92   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place: Shoreview, Minnesota, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780916984854   
  Notes: Available free as a PDF at http://ssarherps.org/pages/HerpCommNames.php   
  Reference for: Kinosternon, American Mud Turtles [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Kinosternon   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Iverson, John B.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Revised Checklist with Distribution Maps of the Turtles of the World   
  Page(s): xiii + 363   
  Publisher: Privately Printed   
  Publication Place: Richmond, Indiana   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9617431-0-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Kinosternon   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Smith, Hobart M., and Edward H. Taylor  
  Publication Date: 1950   
  Article/Chapter Title: An Annotated Checklist and Key to the Reptiles of Mexico Exclusive of the Snakes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the United States National Museum, no. 199   
  Page(s): 1-253   
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  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7866938   
  Reference for: Kinosternon   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at http://www.iucn-tftsg.org/cbftt/   
  Reference for: Kinosternon   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Cinosternon Wagler, 1830 is here considered an unjustified emendation of Kinosternon Spix, 1824, but see page 3 in Smith and Taylor (1950) for an explanation of the uncertainty of this orthographic situation  
 

 

   

 
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