Identification: Kinosternon scorpioides is a medium to large kinosternid (mud turtle) with a variably domed, oval carapace (upper shell) having a length of AnAge entry for Kinosternon scorpioides. Classification (HAGRID: Genus: Kinosternon; Species: Kinosternon scorpioides; Common name: Scorpion mud turtle. SpeciesKinosternon scorpioidesScorpion Mud Turtle. InfraspeciesKinosternon scorpioides abaxillare. InfraspeciesKinosternon scorpioides albogulare.

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The herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 1: Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 1: Herpeton Verlag, Offenbach, pp.

Notes on the Herpetology of Panama: Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. New species and subspecies of American turtles.

Infraspecies Kinosternon scorpioides albogulare. Download pdf Adobe Acrobat 6. Etudes sur les reptiles, p.


Mexico Tabasco, Chiapas albogulare: Stapfia 88, Neue Serie 80 This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat Retrieved from ” https: An updated list of the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras, with comments on their nomenclature. Alamos mud turtle Arizona mud turtle Central American mud turtle Creaser’s mud turtle Dunn’s mud turtle Durango mud turtle Eastern mud turtle Herrera’s mud turtle Jalisco kiosternon turtle Mexican mud turtle Oaxaca mud turtle Rough-footed mud turtle Scorpion mud turtle Sonora mud turtle Striped mud turtle Tabasco mud turtle White-lipped mud turtle Yellow mud turtle.


Kinosternon scorpioides Scorpion Mud Turtle. Females probably lay 1—6 hard-shelled eggs.

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Kinosternon scorpioides? Kinosternon scorpioides Linnaeus Scorpion Mud Turtle. Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: MNHNa subadult female [cruentatum] Holotype: Phylogenetic arrangement based on turtles of the world update: Check List 11 3: Turtles of the Tiputini Biodiversity Station with remarks on the diversity and distribution of the Testudines from Ecuador.

Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates. Cosenza, Ana Paula V. The name Kinosternon was derived from the Greek words kinetos, meaning “movable” and sternon, meaning “chest,” in reference to the plastral hinges. Kinosternon scorpioides Linnaeus — Scorpion Mud Turtle. Herpetological Review 47 2: Kinosternon, Sternotherus, Claudius, Staurotypus. The species is exploited in parts of its range for tourist trinkets, pet trade, medicine, and food, but the greatest threats to its survival are from habitat kihosternon and alteration.

The Jaguar as a potential predator of Kinosternon scorpioides Linnaeus, MacCulloch, and Amy Lathrop The scorpion mud turtle scogpioides a highly aquatic, adaptable kinosternid that will live in almost any body of water.


Infraspecies Kinosternon scorpioides abaxillare. English translation by P.

Scorpion mud turtle

Portal Book See also List of Testudines families. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Archived from the original on May 9, Some generic names of turtles. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Notes on Mexican turltes of the Genus Kinosternon.

Turtles of the World. Carl Linnaeus ,