EMYSystem Subfamily Page: Kinosterninae
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Kinosternidae (American Mud and Musk Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Kinosterninae (American Mud and Musk turtles)
range of subfamily Kinosterninae
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Original Description Agassiz 1857 : 347
Original name Cinosternoidea
Common name American Mud and Musk turtles
Distribution As for the family
Comments Only one genus is currently recognized (Seidel et al., 1986; Gaffney and Meylan, 1988; Ernst and Barbour, 1989; Iverson, 1991), although this is not universally accepted (e.g., Conant and Collins, 1991).
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