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Kinosternon dunni SCHMIDT, 1947

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Higher TaxaKinosternidae (Kinosterninae), Kinosternoidea, Testudines (turtles)
Common NamesE: Colombian Mud Turtle 
SynonymKinosternon dunni SCHMIDT 1947
Kinosternon dunni — ERNST & BARBOUR 1989
Kinosternon dunni — IVERSON et al. 2012
Cryptochelys dunni — IVERSON et al. 2013
Kinosternon dunni — SPINKS et al. 2014
Kinosternon dunni — TTWG 2014: 347
Kinosternon dunni — TTWG 2021 
DistributionColombia (Choco)

Type locality: "Pizarro, Choco, Colombia".  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 42804. 
CommentHabitat: freshwater (swamps, quiet rivers) 
EtymologyNamed after Emmett Reid Dunn (1894-1956) [obituary in Schmidt 1957: 75]. 
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  • Bonin, F., Devaux, B. & Dupré, A. 2006. Turtles of the World. English translation by P.C.H. Pritchard. Johns Hopkins University Press, 416 pp.
  • Bour, R. 2008. Global diversity of turtles (Chelonii; Reptilia) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595:593–598 - get paper here
  • Castro-Herrera, F. & Vargas-Salinas, F. 2008. Anfibios y reptiles en el departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Biota Colombiana 9 (2): 251 - 277 - get paper here
  • Ernst,C.H. and Barbour,R.W. 1989. Turtles of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. - London
  • Iverson, J.B. 1981. Kinosternon dunni Schmidt. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 278: 1-2. - get paper here
  • Iverson, J.B., Carr, J.l., CaSTaño-mora, o.v., GalvIS-rIzo, C.a., renTería-moreno, l.e., anD Forero-meDIna, G. 2012. Kinosternon dunni Schmidt 1947 – Dunn’s Mud Turtle, Cabeza de Trozo. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Sau- mure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., Iverson, J.B., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and T Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5: 067.1–067.5, doi:10.3854/crm.5.067.dunni.v1.2012 - get paper here
  • Iverson, John B.; Minh Le, Colleen Ingram 2013. Molecular phylogenetics of the mud and musk turtle family Kinosternidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69 (3): 929–939 - get paper here
  • Renteria-Moreno, L.; G. Forero-Medina; M.F. Garcés-Restrepo; J.L. Carr; J.V. Rueda-Almonacid 2012. Range extension of Kinosternon dunni Schmidt, 1947 (Reptilia, Testudines, Kinosternidae) in Chocó, Colombia. Check List 8(6):1310-1312 - get paper here
  • Schilde, M. 2001. Schlammschildkröten: Kinosternon, Sternotherus, Claudius, Staurotypus. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 136 pp. - get paper here
  • Schmidt, K.P. 1947. A new kinosternid turtle from Colombia. Fieldiana: Zoology 31:109-112. - get paper here
  • Schmidt, K.P. 1957. Emmett Reid Dunn, 1894-1956. Copeia 1957 (2): 75-77 - get paper here
  • Spinks, Phillip Q.; Robert C. Thomson, Müge Gidiş, H. Bradley Shaffer 2014. Multilocus phylogeny of the New-World mud turtles (Kinosternidae) supports the traditional classification of the group. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, - get paper here
  • TTWG; Rhodin, A.G.J., Iverson, J.B., Bour, R., Fritz, U., Georges, A., Shaffer, H.B., and van Dijk, P.P. 2021. Turtles of the World: Annotated Checklist and Atlas of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution, and Conservation Status (9th Ed.). In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Iverson, J.B., van Dijk, P.P., Stanford, C.B., Goode, E.V., Buhlmann, K.A., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Chelonian Research Monographs 8:1–472. doi:10.3854/crm.8.checklist.atlas.v9.2021. - get paper here
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