EMYSystem Species Page: Kinosternon hirtipes
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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 hirtipes (Mexican Rough-footed Mud Turtle)
range of species Kinosternon hirtipes
approximate range
Original Description Wagler 1830 : 137
Type Locality "México"; restricted to "lakes near Mexico City" [Mexico] by Schmidt (1953:89)
Holotype ZSM 1374/0
Original name Cinosternon hirtipes
Common name Mexican Rough-footed Mud Turtle
Distribution Extreme southwestern Texas, USA and northern Chihuahua to the valley of Mexico, México
Comments Reviewed by Smith and Smith (1979) and Iverson (1981b and 1985a).
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