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BIG BEND MUD TURTLE (Kinosternon hirtipes murrayi ), (GLASS AND HARTWEG, 1951 )
Young adult female. Presidio County, Texas
Young adult female. Presidio County, Texas
Young adult female. Presidio County, Texas. Notice the small tail.
Young adult female. Presidio County, Texas
Young adult female. Presidio County, Texas
Young adult female. Presidio County, Texas
Adult male. Presidio County, Texas
Adult male. Presidio County, Texas
Adult male. Presidio County, Texas
Enlarged tail of male. Presidio County, Texas
Glass,Bryan and Hartweg,Norman 1951. Kinosternon murrayi, a new musk turtle of the hirtipes group from Texas. Copeia 1951 (1): 50-52

Glusenkamp, Andy. 2016. Wild Thing: Big Bend Mud Turtle. Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine. April

Platt, Steven G. and Lewis Medlock. 2015. Kinosternon hirtipes (rough-footed mud turtle) aerial basking, winter activity, habitat, and new locality. Herpetological Review 46 (3): 424-425 

Platt, Steven G.; Andrew R. Berezin, Dennis J. Miller, and Thomas R. Rainwater 2016. A Dietary Study of the Rough-footed Mud Turtle (Kinosternon hirtipes) in Texas, USA. Herp. Cons. Biol. 11 (1)

Platt, Steven G.; Dennis J. Miller, Thomas R Rainwater, Jennifer L. Smith 2016. Notes on the reproductive ecology of the rough-footed mud turtle (Kinosternon hirtipes) in Texas, USA Acta Herpetologica 11 (2): 221-225

Smith, Jennifer L., Steven G. Platt and Wiebke J. Boeing. 2015. Kinosternon hirtipes (rough-footed mud turtle) maximum size and habitat. Herpetological Review 46 (1): 82-83