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Common musk turtle
Sternotherus odoratus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Superfamily: Kinosternoidea
Family: Kinosternidae
Subfamily: Kinosterninae
Agassiz, 1857

Kinosterninae is a subfamily of the Kinosternidae family of aquatic turtles which contains the genera Kinosternon and Sternotherus, which are native to much of the United States and northern Mexico.