EMYSystem Species Page: Terrapene coahuila
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Emydidae (Pond Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Emydinae (Emydine Turtles)
GenusGenus Terrapene (Box Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Terrapene coahuila (Coahuilan Box Turtle)
range of species Terrapene coahuila
approximate range
Original Description Schmidt and Owens 1944 : 101
Type Locality "Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila" [Mexico]
Holotype FMNH 41234 (erroneously cited as FMNH 55656 by Milstead 1969:81)
Original name Terrapene coahuila
Common name Coahuilan Box Turtle
Distribution Known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the Cuatro Ciénegas Valley in Coahuila, Mexico
Comments Reviewed by Brown (1974), Smith and Smith (1979), Groombridge (1982), and Iverson (1982a). In the Terrapene carolina group.
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