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Taxonomy of the genus Staurotypus Biodiversity of the family Kinosternidae

Bibliography of the genus
Staurotypus (Giant Musk Turtles)

(Reptilia: Testudines: Kinosternidae)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.


Staurotypus in general

Anonymous. 1995. Mystery turtle. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 43(5): 148-149.

Gray, J.E. 1873. Notes on Chinese Mud-Tortoises (Trionychidae), with the description of a new species sent to the British Museum by Mr. Swinhoe, and observations on the male organ of this family. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Ser. 4) 12: 156-161.

Herrel, A.; O'Reilly, J.C. 2006. Ontogenetic scaling of bite force in lizards and turtles. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79(1): 31-42.

Iverson, J.B. 1985. Staurotypus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 362: 1-2.

Kawagoshi, T.; Uno, Y.; Nishida, C.; Matsuda, Y. 2014. The Staurotypus turtles and Aves share the same origin of sex chromosomes but evolved different types of heterogametic sex determination. PLoS ONE 9(8): e105315.

Staurotypus salvinii

Carlino, D. 2012. [Experiences with the husbandry and propagation of the Chiapas giant musk turtle, Staurotypus salvinii Gray, 1864]. (In German). Radiata 21(2): 23-67.

Dean, R.H.; Bickham, J.W. 1983. Staurotypus salvini. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 327: 1-2.

Freedberg, S.; Bowden, R.M.; Ewert, M.A.; Sengelaub, D.R.; Nelson, C.E. 2006. Long-term sex reversal by oestradiol in amniotes with heteromorphic sex chromosomes. Biology Letters 2(3): 378-381.

Goode, J.M. 1994. Reproduction in captive Neotropical musk and mud turtles (Staurotypus triporcatus, S. salvinii, and Kinosternon scorpioides). Contributions to Herpetology 11: 275-295.

Gray, J.E. 1864. Description of a new species of Staurotypus (S. salvinii) from Guatemala. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1864: 127-128.

Pellegrin, N. 2011. Haltung und Nachzucht der Salvin-Kreuzbrustschildkr÷te, Staurotypus salvinii. Reptilia (D) 16(91): 34-38.

Philippen, H.D. 2013. Salvin-Kreuzbrustschildkr÷te Staurotypus salvinii Grey, 1864. Marginata 40: 31-34.

Sachsse, W.; Schmidt, A. 1976. Nachzucht in der zweiten Generation von Staurotypus salvinii mit weiteren Beobachtungen zum Fortpflanzungsverhalten (Testudines, Kinosternidae). Salamandra 12(1): 5-16.

Satorhelyi, T.; Farkas, B. 2006. Breeding of Salvin's musk turtle (Staurotypus salvinii Gray, 1864) in captivity. pp. 292-297. In: Artner, H.; Farkas, B. & Loehr, V. (eds.). Turtles: proceedings: International Turtle & Tortoise Symposium, Vienna 2002. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main. 618 pp.

Schilde, M. 2015. Salvins Kreuzbrustschildkr÷te. Eine interessante Art aus Mexiko. Marginata 47: ?

Schmidt, A. 1970. Zur Fortpflanzung der Kreuzbrustschildkr÷te (Staurotypus salvinii) in Gefangenschaft. Salamandra 6(1-2): 3-10.

Staurotypus triporcatus

Bagatto, B.; Guyer, C.; Hauge, B.; Henry, R.P. 1997. Bimodal respiration in two species of Central American turtles. Copeia 1997(4): 834-839.

Bahena-Basave, H. 1995. Geographic distribution: Staurotypus triporcatus (Mexican Giant Musk Turtle). Herpetological Review 26(1): 43.

Bakowskie, R.; Bakowskie, R. 2011. ▄ber Íkologie, Haltung und Vermehrung der gr÷▀ten Kinosternide der Welt, der Grossen Kreuzbrustschildkr÷te Staurotypus triporcatus (Wiegmann, 1828). Radiata 20(1): 38-56.

Casta˝eda, F.E.; McCranie, J.R.; Herrera, L.A. 2013. Natural history notes: Staurotypus triporcatus (Giant Musk Turtle, Guao do Tres Filas). Predation. Herpetological Review 44(2): 309.

Dunn, E.R.; Stuart, L.C. 1951. Comments on some recent restrictions of type localities of certain South and Central American amphibians and reptiles. Copeia 1951(1): 55-61.

Freedberg, S.; Bowden, R.M.; Ewert, M.A.; Sengelaub, D.R.; Nelson, C.E. 2006. Long-term sex reversal by oestradiol in amniotes with heteromorphic sex chromosomes. Biology Letters 2(3): 378-381.

Goode, J.M. 1994. Reproduction in captive Neotropical musk and mud turtles (Staurotypus triporcatus, S. salvinii, and Kinosternon scorpioides). Contributions to Herpetology 11: 275-295.

Hernßndez-Guzman, J.; Rimber, I.J.; Yasui, G.S.; Arias-RodrÝguez, L. 2014. [Tropical turtles chromosomes: Kinosternon leucostomum, Trachemys scripta and Staurotypus triporcatus (Testudines: Kinosternidae/Emydidae)]. (In Spanish). Revista de Biologia Tropical 62(2): 671-688.

Iverson, J.B. 1983. Staurotypus tiporcatus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 328: 1-2.

Iverson, J.B. 2016. Herpetoculture notes: Staurotypus triporcatus (Northern Giant Musk Turtle) Longevity. Herpetological Review 47(1): 73.

McCoy, C.J.; Censky, E.J.; Devender, R.W. van 1986. Distribution records for amphibians and reptiles in Belize, Central America. Herpetological Review 17(1): 28.

Moll, D. 1990. Population sizes and foraging ecology in a tropical freshwater stream turtle community. Journal of Herpetology 24(1): 48-53.

Platt, S.G. 1993. The natural history of the Mexican Giant Musk Turtle (Staurotypus triporcatus) in Belize. Vivarium (Lakeside) 5(2): 26-27, 35.

Schilde, M. 2000. Haltung und Zucht von Staurotypus triporcatus (Wiegmann, 1828), der Grossen Kreuzbrustschildkr÷te. Radiata 9(2): 25-28.