Sonoran mud turtle

The Sonoran mud turtle is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Sonoran mud turtleRecognition This medium-sized (to 17.5 cm), dark mud turtle has an elongated, tricarinate carapace with an unserrated posterior margin. Some individuals have three well-developed keels, but these may be lower in others, or non-existent in very old turtles. More

Sonoran Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense sonoriense) = Sonoran Mud Turtle pen and ink illustration Fine art print of a Sonoran Mud Turtle. The print is hand-signed by the artist and is guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition. More

sonoriense sonoriense LeConte, 1854, the Sonoran mud turtle, is found in New Mexico, Arizona, Sonora, and western Chihuahua. It has a long interanal seam (19.5% of carapace length in both sexes), a 1st vertebral scute of medium width (24.4% of carapace length in males, 25. More

"Life History and Ecology of the Sonoran Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) in Southeastern Arizona: A Preliminary Report." Chelonian Conservation and Biology 2, no. 3 (1997): 338–344. Vogt, R. C., and O. Flores-Villela. More

divide, with the exception of the Sonoran mud turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) constrained to the southeast corner of California. The literature describes two subspecies of western pond turtle; the northwestern pond turtle (C. m. More

This Sonoran mud turtle was seen near Spur Cross. Keywords: sonoran, mud, turtle, reptile, spur, cross Date: 28.10. More

Sonoran Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) Home Above: A Sonoran Mud Turtle in a stream in southern Arizona (8/3/2008). More

A Sonoran Mud Turtle, found wandering overland in the mountains outside of Tucson Arizona, slowly pokes its head out of its shell and looks around for several minutes before quickly returning back into the shell. (It never did come out... More

Sonoran Mud turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) - Order: Testudines Family: Kinosternidae (mud and musk turtles) Spanish name: tortuga del agua Distinguishing Features The Sonoran mud turtle is medium sized (up to 6 More

Sonoran mud turtle has lived almost 37 years in captivity at the Baltimore zoo. - Lake Habitat Land Habitats School Site St. More

The Sonoran Mud Turtle is a medium sized (up to 6 More

Sonoran Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) = Sonoran Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) More

Sonoran Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) = Recent Records - Taxon Date County State 1. More

sonoran mud turtleAnother rare sighting in the area north of town occurred recently. A baby (neonate) Sonoran Mud Turtle was spotted in the southern portion of the 2,154-acre S.C.R.C.A. near the Jewel of the Creek by Park Ranger Kevin Smith. S.C.R.C.A. More

The Sonoran mud turtle is usually found near springs, ponds, intermittent streams or creeks in oak to pinyon-juniper woodlands or pine-fir forests. Occasionally it may be found in desert and grassland regions as well as in stock ponds. More

Sonoran Mud Turtle, Kinosternon sonoriense - Sonoran mud turtle Kinosternon sonoriense Young adult Rincon Mountains, Pima County, Arizona Photograph by Roger Repp Sonoran mud turtle More

of Sonoran mud turtles in southeastern Arizona (van Loben Sels et al, 1997). More

The Sonoran mud turtle is a medium sized mud turtle, somewhat elongated, with an olive-brown carapace and grey skin with darker mottlings. Only one subspecies of the Mexican mud turtle, K. hirtipes murrayi, enters the United States, down in Texas. More

Sonoran Mud Turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense) No photo of the Sonoran Mud Turtle available. The Sonoran Mud Turtle is from the order Testudines. All turtles are testudines (or Chelonia). There are more than 280 different species belonging to this order. More

Common names

Sonora Mud Turtle in English - English
Sonoran mud turtle in English - English
sonoriense: Sonoran Mud Turtle in English - English
Tortuga-pecho quebrado sonorense in Spanish - español
Черепаха иловая из Соноры in Russian - русский язык

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Author: EOLTestudines , Testudines
Family : Kinosternidae
Genus : Kinosternon
Species : Kinosternon sonoriense
Authority : LE CONTE 1854