EMYSystem Text Only Subfamily Page: Kinosterninae
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order..........TESTUDINES (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
family...........Kinosternidae (American Mud and Musk Turtles)
subfamily.......Kinosterninae (American Mud and Musk turtles)
Kinosternon (American Mud and Musk Turtles)
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- Original Description
- Agassiz 1857 : 347
- Original name
- Common Name
- American Mud and Musk turtles
- As for the family
- 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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