EMYSystem Species Page: Kinosternon sonoriense
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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 sonoriense (Sonora Mud Turtle)
range of species Kinosternon sonoriense
approximate range
Original Description LeConte 1854 : 184
Type Locality "Tucson, [formerly] in Sonora" [Pima Co., Arizona, USA]
Holotype ANSP; apparently lost.
Original name Kinosternum sonoriense
Common name Sonora Mud Turtle
Distribution The lower Colorado River drainage of Arizona, western New Mexico, and southeastern California, USA to the Río Yaqui basin in northern Sonora and to the Río Casa Grandes Basin in western Chihuahua, Mexico
Comments Reviewed by Iverson (1976a and 1981b) and Smith and Smith (1979).
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