Kinosternon pojoaque Bourque 2012 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Full reference: J. R. Bourque. 2012. An extinct mud turtle of the Kinosternon flavescens group (Testudines, Kinosternidae) from the middle Miocene (late Barstovian) of New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32:68-81

Belongs to Kinosternon according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

See also Bourque 2012

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

Type specimen: AMNH FAM12744, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Rodent Pocket, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial sandstone in the Tesuque Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

Distribution: found only at Rodent Pocket

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