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Kinosternon scorpioides scorpioides  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 949776

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Kinosternon brevicaudatum Spix, 1824
    Kinosternon shavianum Bell, 1825
    Monoclida retziana Rafinesque, 1832
    Testudo scorpioides Linnaeus, 1766
    Testudo tricarinata Retzius in Schoepff, 1792
    Testudo retzii Daudin, 1801
    Kinosternon longicaudatum Spix, 1824
    Kinosternon panamensis Schmidt, 1946
    Kinosternon scorpioides pachyurum Müller and Hellmich, 1936
    Kinosternon scorpioides seriei Freiberg, 1936
    Kinosternon scorpioides carajasensis Cunha, 1970
  Common Name(s): Scorpion Mud Turtle [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                           SpeciesKinosternon scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1766) – Tortuga-pecho quebrado escorpión, Scorpion Mud Turtle  
                                              SubspeciesKinosternon scorpioides scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1766) – Scorpion Mud Turtle  

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  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   
  Reference for: Kinosternon scorpioides scorpioides, Scorpion Mud Turtle [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  






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