IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Kinosternon sonoriense occurs in hill areas of southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico, and Lower Colorado basin of USA and Mexico, and endorrheic and Baja California drainages of Sonora and Chihuahua (Iverson 1992).

Kinosternon sonoriense sonoriense: Lower Colorado basin of southwestern New Mexico, southern Arizona, and possibly extreme southeastern California, USA, as well as the Magdalena, Sonora, upper Yaquia and upper Fuerte [Urique] of Sonora and endorrheic basins of western Chihuahua, Mexico (Iverson 1992, Ernst and Lovich 2009).

Kinosternon sonoriense longifemorale: Endemic to the Rio Sonoyta basin on the border of Arizona (USA) and Sonora (Mexico) (Iverson 1992).


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