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Eastern Mud Turtle
Eastern Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum)
The Eastern Mud Turtle is a small turtle with a dull brown carapace. The scutes are sometimes dark bordered. The sides of head are spotted or mottled with yellow. The underside (plastron) is dark brown or tan. The male... Read more >
Razorback Musk Turtle
Razorback Musk Turtle (Sternotherus carinatus)
The Razorback Musk Turtle has a brown carapace with black markings at the edges of the scutes. The shell has a sharp keel down the center giving the species its common name. The skin is grey-brown with black spotting.... Read more >
Flattened Musk Turtle
Flattened Musk Turtle (Sternotherus depressus)
The Flattened Musk Turtle has a much flatter carapace than other Musk Turtles. The top of the carapace is brown and the underside (plastron) is either pinkish or yellowish-brown. The head and neck are greenish with a... Read more >
Common Musk Turtle
Common Musk Turtle (Sternotherus odoratus)
The Common Musk Turtle is black, grey or brown with a high domed shell. They have long necks and short legs. Males have longer tails. The head has yellow-green striping from the tip of their nose to their neck. The... Read more >

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