Staurotypus Wagler 1830 (Mexican musk turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Parent taxon: Kinosternidae according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

See also Cadena et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, Frank and Ramus 1996 and Hutchison 1991

Sister taxa: Baltemys, Kinosterninae, Staurotypinae, Xenochelys, Yelmochelys

Subtaxa: Staurotypus moschus Staurotypus salvini Staurotypus triporcatus

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Type: Staurotypus moschus

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

Distribution: found only at Centenario Bridge (Miocene of Panama)

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