Mexican box turtle

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Mexican box turtle
CistudoMexicanaFord.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Emydidae
Genus: Terrapene
Species: T. carolina
Subspecies: T. c. mexicana
Trinomial name
Terrapene carolina mexicana
(Gray, 1849)[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Cistudo (Onychotria) mexicana Gray, 1849
  • Onychotria mexicana
    LeConte, 1854
  • Cistudo carolina var. mexicana
    Boulenger, 1889
  • Onichotria mexicana – Herrera, 1890
  • Chelopus mexicanus – Velasco, 1892
  • Terrapene mexicana Baur, 1893
  • Terrapene goldmani Stejneger, 1933
  • Terrapene mexicana mexicana
    H.M. Smith & Taylor, 1950
  • Terrapene carolina mexicana
    – Milstead, 1967
  • Terapene mexicana mexicana
    – Nietzke, 1973

The Mexican box turtle (Terrapene carolina mexicana) is a subspecies of box turtle endemic to Mexico.

Geographic range[edit]

It is found in the Mexican states of Tamaulipas, Veracruz and San Luis Potosí.[1]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rhodin 2011, p. 000.186
  2. ^ Fritz 2007, p. 199
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