Amazon Mud Turtle

Kinosternon scorpioides
(Linnaeus, 1766)
Santa Cruz field station, Depto Loreto, Peru. August 16, 2014.

This turtle was found in a shallow stream running through the forest, near the Madre Selva field station. The large head and sculpted, tricarinated carapace are interesting features.

My Flickr album for this species is here.

Peru 2014 Flickr album is here.

HerpMapper records for this species are here.


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