EMYSystem Species Page: Kinosternon alamosae
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Kinosternidae (American Mud and Musk Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Kinosterninae (American Mud and Musk turtles)
GenusGenus Kinosternon (American Mud and Musk Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Kinosternon alamosae (Alamos Mud Turtle)
range of species Kinosternon alamosae
approximate range
Original Description Berry and Legler 1980 : 1
Type Locality "Rancho Carrizal, 7.2 km north and 11.5 km west of Alamos, Sonora, Mexico [27 05' N, 109 03' W]"
Holotype LACM 127639
Original name Kinosternon alamosae
Common name Alamos Mud Turtle
Distribution Southern Sonora and northern Sinaloa, Mexico
Comments Pritchard (1979) inadvertently published excerpts from the (in press) description of Berry and Legler (1980); the ICZN (Melville, 1985) has suppressed the name Kinosternon alamose (sic) Pritchard (1979). Reviewed by Smith and Smith (1979) and Iverson (1989a; 1990).
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