Kinosternon rincon Bourque 2015 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Full reference: J. R. Bourque. 2015. New mud turtles (Kinosternidae,Kinosternon) from the middle–late Miocene of the United States. Journal of Paleontology 89(5):821-844

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

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 pojoaque, Kinosternon scorpioides, Kinosternon skullridgescens, Kinosternon sonoriense, Kinosternon subrubrum, Kinosternon wakeeniense

Type specimen: AMNH FAM13822, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Rincon Quarry, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Santa Fe Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

Distribution: found only at Rincon Quarry

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