Kinosternon flavescens Agassiz 1857 (Yellow mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Alternative combinations: Cinosternum flavescens, Platythyra flavescens

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1857. Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America. First Monograph. Vol. I. Part I. Essay on Classi cation. Part II. North American Testudinata. 1-452

Belongs to Kinosternon according to L. S. Fichter 1969

See also Cahn 1931, Cope 1875 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Kinosternon abaxillare, Kinosternon acutum, Kinosternon alamosae, Kinosternon angustipons, Kinosternon arizonense, Kinosternon baurii, Kinosternon chimalhuaca, Kinosternon creaseri, Kinosternon dunni, Kinosternon durangoense, Kinosternon herrerai, Kinosternon hirtipes, Kinosternon integrum, Kinosternon leucostomum, Kinosternon notolophus, Kinosternon oaxacae, Kinosternon pannekollops, Kinosternon pojoaque, Kinosternon rincon, Kinosternon scorpioides, Kinosternon skullridgescens, Kinosternon sonoriense, Kinosternon subrubrum, Kinosternon wakeeniense

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Blancan of United States (5: Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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