Central American mud turtle

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Central American mud turtle
Kinosternon angustipons.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Kinosternidae
Genus: Kinosternon
K. angustipons
Binomial name
Kinosternon angustipons
Legler, 1965
  • Kinosternon angustipons Legler, 1965

The Central American mud turtle (Kinosternon angustipons), also known as the narrow-bridged mud turtle, is a species of mud turtle in the Kinosternidae family endemic to Central America. It can be found in the following countries: Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama.


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