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Terrapene coahuila SCHMIDT & OWENS, 1944

IUCN Red List - Terrapene coahuila - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaEmydidae, Emydinae, Testudines (turtles) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Coahuilan box turtle
G: Wasser-Dosenschildkröte 
SynonymTerrapene coahuila SCHMIDT & OWENS 1944
Terrapene coahuila — KING & BURKE 1989
Terrapene coahuila — LINER 1994
Terrapene coahuila — LINER 2007 
DistributionMexico (Cuatro Cienegas basin of Coahuila)

Type locality: "Cuatro Cienegas, Coahuila," Mexico.  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 41234 (incorrectly cited as FMNH 55656 by Milstead 1969:81). 
CommentReproduction: oviparous.

Reproduction: oviparous. 
References
  • Baur, M. & Jasser-Häger, I. 2003. Selten und bedroht - doch kaum beachtet: die Mexikanische Wasser-Dosenschildkröte, Terrapene coahuila (SCHMIDT & OWENS 1944). Reptilia (Münster) 8 (42): 25-30 - get paper here
  • Baur, M. & Jasser-Häger, I. 2004. Terrapene coahuila. Reptilia (GB) (32): 19-24 - get paper here
  • Brown, William S. 1971. Morphometrics of Terrapene coahuila (Chelonia, Emydidae), with comments on its evolutionary status. Southwestern Naturalist 16 (2): 171-184 - get paper here
  • Dodd, C. Kenneth, Jr. 2001. North American Box Turtles: A Natural History. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. [review in Reptilia 40: 86]
  • Ernst, C H; McBreen J F 1991. Terrapene Merrem. Box turtles. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles ( 511: 1-6 - get paper here
  • Ernst,C.H. and Barbour,R.W. 1989. Turtles of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. - London
  • Howeth, J.G.; McGaugh, S.E. & Hendrickson, D.A. 2008. Contrasting demographic and genetic estimates of dispersal in the endangered Coahuilan box turtle: a contemporary approach to conservation. Molecular Ecology 17: 4209–4221
  • Iverson, J.B. 1982. Terrapene coahuila Schmidt and Owens. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 288:1-2. - get paper here
  • Liner, Ernest A. 2007. A CHECKLIST OF THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MEXICO. Louisiana State University Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural Science 80: 1-60 - get paper here
  • Martin, Bradley T.; Neil P. Bernstein, Roger D. Birkhead, Jim F. Koukl, Steven M. Mussmann, John S. 2013. Sequence-based molecular phylogenetics and phylogeography of the American box turtles (Terrapene spp.) with support from DNA barcoding. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68 (1): 119–134 - get paper here
  • McCord, W.P. & Joseph-Ouni, M. 2003. Chelonian Illustrations #11: American box turtles. Reptilia (GB) (31): 59-63 - get paper here
  • Milstead, W.W. 1969. Studies on the evolution of box turtles (genus Terrapene). Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 14 (1): 1-113. - get paper here
  • Schmidt, K.P., and D. Owens. 1944. Amphibians and reptiles of northern Coahuila, Mexico. Field Museum of Natural History, Zoological Series. Chicago. 29: 97-115. - get paper here
  • Stephens, P.R. & Wiens, J.J. 2009. EVOLUTION OF SEXUAL SIZE DIMORPHISMS IN EMYDID TURTLES: ECOLOGICAL DIMORPHISM, RENSCH’S RULE, AND SYMPATRIC DIVERGENCE. Evolution 63-4: 910–925 - get paper here
  • Webb, Robert G.;Minckley, Wendell L.;Craddock, James E. 1963. Remarks on the Coahuilan box turtle, Terrapene coahuila (Testudines, Emydidae). Southwestern Naturalist 8 (2): 89-99 - get paper here
 
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