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Sternotherus odoratus.jpg
Sternotherus odoratus
stinkpot or common musk turtle
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Kinosternidae
Subfamily: Kinosterninae
Agassiz, 1857

Kinosterninae is a subfamily of the family Kinosternidae, a family of aquatic turtles. Kinosterninae contains the genera Kinosternon and Sternotherus, which are native to much of the United States and northern Mexico.[1]


  1. ^ Animal Diversity Web: Family Kinosternidae, by Keith Pecor.

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