Mexican musk turtle
|Mexican musk turtle|
They are typically much larger than other species of Kinosternidae, attaining sizes of up to 36 cm (14 in) in carapace length, with males being significantly smaller than females. They are typically brown, black, or green in color, with a yellow underside. Their carapaces are distinguished by three distinct ridges, or keels, which run their length.
- Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Staurotypus triporcatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 July 2007.
- Wiegmann, A.F.A. 1828. Beyträge zu Amphibienkunde. Isis von Oken 21: 364–383.
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