Striped Mud Turtle Kinosternon baurii (Garman, 1891)Status Uncertain    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Reptilia   >   Order Testudines   >   Family Kinosternidae   >   Genus Kinosternon   

Status:

The status of Striped Mud Turtle (Kinosternon baurii) in Maryland is uncertain. Regional records may be released pets or part of a northward expansion. Please share any and all records of this species in Maryland.

Description:

Note three light-colored lines across its smooth carapace, though these may be inconspicuous or absent in northern part of range. Pay special attention to facial stripe pattern, especially from the eye to tip of the nose (i.e., canthal stripe).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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Striped Mud Turtle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/27/2023). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Striped Mud Turtle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/13/2023). (c) jugbayjs, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jugbayjs via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Striped Mud Turtle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (3/26/2023). (c) Ron Wertz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by Ron Wertz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Striped Mud Turtle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/16/2023). (c) shaluhe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by shaluhe via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Striped Mud Turtle in Caroline Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) Cindi Fitzgerald, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by cin579 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Striped Mud Turtle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/13/2023). (c) jugbayjs, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jugbayjs via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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