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Staurotypus salvinii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES KINOSTERNIDAE

Scientific Name: Staurotypus salvinii
Species Authority: Gray, 1864
Common Name/s:
English Giant Musk Turtle, Pacific Coast Giant Musk Turtle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
El Salvador; Guatemala; Mexico
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Semi-aquatic
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater
Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Staurotypus salvinii. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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