EMYSystem Species Page: Claudius angustatus
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Kinosternidae (American Mud and Musk Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Staurotypinae (Tropical Musk Turtles)
GenusGenus Claudius (Narrow-bridged Musk Turtle)
SpeciesSpecies Claudius angustatus (Narrow-bridged Musk Turtle)
range of species Claudius angustatus
approximate range
Original Description Cope 1865 : 187
Type Locality "Tabasco, Mexico"
Holotype USNM 6518; parts of same specimen were originally catalogued as USNM 6518 and USNM 6525.
Original name Claudius angustatus
Common name Narrow-bridged Musk Turtle
Distribution Veracruz, Mexico to Guatemala and Belize, excluding the Yucatan peninsula
Comments Reviewed by Smith and Smith (1979) and Iverson and Berry (1980)
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