Durango mud turtle

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Durango mud turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Kinosternidae
Genus: Kinosternon
Species: K. durangoense
Binomial name
Kinosternon durangoense
(Iverson, 1979)
  • Kinosternon flavescens durangoense Iverson, 1979
  • Kinosternon durangoense Serb, Phillips & Iverson, 2001

The Durango mud turtle (Kinosternon durangoense) is a species of mud turtle in the Kinosternidae family.

It is endemic to northeastern Mexico. It is found in the states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, and Durango.


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  • Iverson, 1979 : A taxonomic reappraisal of the yellow mud turtle, Kinosternon flavescens (Testudines: Kinosternidae). Copeia, vol. 1979, n. 2, p. 212–225.