Claudius Cope 1865 (narrow-bridged musk turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1865. Third contribution to the herpetology of tropical America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 17:185-198

Parent taxon: Staurotypinae according to J. H. Hutchison 1991

See also Cope 1884 and Frank and Ramus 1996

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Claudius angustatus

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Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Claudius in the database

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