Alamos mud turtle

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Alamos mud turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Kinosternidae
Genus: Kinosternon
Species: K. alamosae
Binomial name
Kinosternon alamosae
(Berry & Legler, 1980)[2]
  • Kinosternon alamose Pritchard, 1979
  • Kinosternon alamosae Berry & Legler, 1980 (nomen nudum)
  • Kinosternon alamosae Berry & Legler, 1980
  • Kinosternon alamosa Rogner, 1996 (ex errore)

The Alamos mud turtle (Kinosternon alamosae) is a species of mud turtle in the family Kinosternidae. It is endemic to Mexico, where it occurs in the states of Sinaloa and Sonora.[2]


  1. ^ Frost, D., Hammerson, G. & Gadsden, H. 2007. Kinosternon alamosae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 02 April 2015
  2. ^ a b Rhodin, A. G. J., et al. Turtles of the world, 2011 update: Annotated Checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution and conservation status. Chelonian Research Monographs Volume 5.
  3. ^ Fritz, U. and Havaš, P. (2007). Checklist of Chelonians of the World. Vertebrate Zoology 57(2).

Further reading[edit]

  • Berry, J. F. and Legler, J. M. 1980. A new turtle (genus Kinosternon) from northwestern Mexico. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 325, 1-12.