Sternotherus Gray 1825 (musk turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Alternative spelling: Stenothernus

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

See also Ernst and Barbour 1989, Holroyd 2017, Hutchison 1991, Shoshani et al. 1989 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxon: Kinosternon

Subtaxa: Sternotherus bonevalleyensis Sternotherus carinatus Sternotherus depressus Sternotherus minor Sternotherus odoratus Sternotherus palaeodorus

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Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore


• Quaternary of United States (6: Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Florida, Tennessee)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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