Taxon profile


Scorpion Mud Turtle
Kinosternon scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Testudines »  family Kinosternidae - American mud and musk turtles


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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Kinosternon scorpioides abaxillare Baur, 1925
subspecies Kinosternon scorpioides albogulare (Dumeril & Boucourt, 1835)
subspecies Kinosternon scorpioides cruentatum (Dumeril, Bibron & Dumeril, 1851) - Red-checked Mud Turtle

Kinosternon scorpioides cruentatum - Red-checked Mud Turtle

subspecies Kinosternon scorpioides scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1766) - Scorpion Mud Turtle

Links and literature

EN Reptile Database - Search [genus=Kinosternon&species=scorpioides]

Reptile Database - Search [] [as Kinosternon scorpioides (LINNAEUS, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 20 December 2013
CZ Moravec J. (2008): České názvy živočichů VII. Plazi (Reptilia) 1. Želvy (Testudines), krokodýli (Crocodylia), haterie (Rhynchocephalia)., Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 39 pp. [as Kinosternon scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1766)]

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