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Kinosternon baurii (GARMAN, 1891)

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Higher TaxaKinosternidae (Kinosterninae), Kinosternoidea, Testudines (turtles)
Common NamesE: Striped Mud Turtle
G: Dreistreifen-Klappschildkröte 
SynonymCinosternon baurii GARMAN 1891
Kinosternon baurii — STEJNEGER & BARBOUR 1917
Kinosternon bauri palmarum STEJNEGER 1925
Kinosternon bauri palmarum — CARR 1940: 98
Kinosternon baurii — ERNST & BARBOUR 1989: 79
Kinosternon baurii — CONANT & COLLINS 1991: 48
Kinosternon baurii — CROTHER 2000
Kinosternon baurii — TTWG 2014: 346
Kinosternon baurii — TTWG 2021 
DistributionSE USA (coastal Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, along the Atlantic Coastal Plain of Georgia southward through peninsular Florida and the Keys)

Type locality: "Key West," Monroe Co., Florida, U.S.A.  
Reproductionoviparous. Exhibits temperature‐dependent sex determination (TSD) fide Cornejo-Páramo et al. 2020 (and references therein). 
TypesSyntypes: MCZ 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 1558, 1563, 4380 (renamed to now MCZ R-184720, R-184721, R-184722, R-184723, R-184724, R-184725, R-184726, R-1558, R-1563, R-4380); UMMZ 53038 (formerly MCZ 4718), FMNH 73481 (formerly MCZ 4050).
Holotype: USNM 61065 [palmarum] 
CommentDistribution: Does not occur on Cuba as stated in the original paper of GARMAN (1881). See map in Johnston et al. 2021.

Habitat: freshwater (swamps, quiet rivers) 
EtymologyNamed after Georg Herman Carl Ludwig Baur (1859-1898), German biologist, who also worked at Yale (1884-1890) and other places in the United States. 
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