EMYSystem Species Page: Kinosternon herrerai
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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 herrerai (Herrera's Mud Turtle)
range of species Kinosternon herrerai
approximate range
Original Description Stejneger 1925 : 462
Type Locality "Xochimilco, Valley of Mexico" (in error); restricted to "La Laja, Veracruz" [Mexico] by Smith and Taylor (1950a:349; 1950b:24); restricted by Smith and Brandon (1968:54) to "vicinity of Tampico" [Tamaulipas, Mexico]
Holotype USNM 61249
Original name Kinosternon herrerai
Common name Herrera's Mud Turtle
Distribution East-central Mexico
Comments Reviewed by Smith and Smith (1979) and Berry and Iverson (1980a).
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