巨頭麝香龜

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巨頭麝香龜
Sternotherus minor peltifer Jungtier ca. 2 Monate alt.jpg
科學分類
界: 動物界 Animalia
門: 脊索動物門 Chordata
綱: 爬蟲綱 Reptilia
目: 龜鱉目 Testudines
科: 動胸龜科 Kinosternidae
屬: 小麝香龜屬 Sternotherus
種: 巨頭麝香龜 S. minor
二名法
Sternotherus minor
(Agassiz, 1857)
異名[1]
Sternotherus minor minor
  • Goniochelys minor Agassiz, 1857
  • Aromochelys minor Strauch, 1862
  • Sternotherus minor Stejneger, 1923
  • Sternotherus carinatus minor
    Carr, 1952
  • Sternotherus minor minor
    Tinkle & Webb, 1955
  • Sternothaerus minor minor
    – Tinkle, 1958
  • Sternotheraerus minor minor
    – Wharton & Howard, 1971
  • Kinosternon minor
    – Iverson, Ernst, Gotte & Lovich, 1989
  • Kinosternon minor minor
    – Ernst & Barbour, 1989
Sternotherus minor peltifer
  • Sternotherus peltifer
    H.M. Smith & Glass, 1947
  • Sternotherus carinatus peltifer
    – Carr, 1952
  • Sternotherus minor peltifer
    – Tinkle & Webb, 1955
  • Sternothaerus minor peltifer
    – Tinkle, 1958
  • Kinosternon minor peltifer
    – Ernst & Barbour, 1989

巨頭麝香龜英语Loggerhead musk turtle學名Sternotherus minor)是小麝香龜屬下的一種,原産於美國

描述[编辑]

頭部

巨頭麝香龜得名自其不尋常的巨大頭部,其成年個體背殼長約8~13厘米(3.1~5.1英寸),其鰓只存在於下頜上。[2]

亞種[编辑]

包括其指名亞種在內,巨頭麝香龜可辨識的亞種共有2種:

  • Sternotherus minor minor (Agassiz, 1857)
  • Sternotherus minor peltifer (H.M. Smith & Glass, 1947)[3]

參考文獻[编辑]

  1. ^ Fritz, Uwe; Peter Havaš. Checklist of Chelonians of the World. Vertebrate Zoology. 2007, 57 (2): 262–263 [29 May 2012]. ISSN 18640-5755. (原始内容存档于2010-12-17). 
  2. ^ Conant, R. 1975. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, Second Edition. Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 429 pp. ISBN 0-395-19977-8. (Sternotherus minor, p. 42 + Plates 4,5 + Map 8.)
  3. ^ The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

擴展閱讀[编辑]

  • Agassiz, L. 1857. Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America. Vol. I. Little, Brown, and Co. Boston. li + 452 pp.
    (Goniochelys minor, p. 424.)
  • Smith, H.M. & B.P. Glass. 1947. A new musk turtle from the southeastern United States. Journ. Washington Acad Sci. 37 (1): 22-24.
  • McCoy, C.J., A.V. Bianculli and R.C. Vogt. 1978. Sternotherus minor in the Pascagoula River system, Mississippi. Herpetological Review. 9 (3): 109.

外部鏈接[编辑]

維基共享資源中有關Sternotherus minor的多媒體資源 维基物种中有关巨頭麝香龜的分类信息