The Tabasco mud turtle (kinosternon acutum), commonly known as pochitoque in Tabasco, Mexico, is a small turtle which belongs to the Kinosternidae family. Hide 10 20 30 40 LPGLMDPSQA KVKSTIEKGP AAKATLHKEF VDPNSIWGAM LRQDESVYLC 60 70 80 90 PPASDKLSFE RNFFMDTSGE. Descriptions and articles about the Tabasco Mud Turtle, scientifically known as Kinosternon acutum in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brief Summ.

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Your basket acufum currently empty. Tabasco mud turtle Conservation status. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69 3: Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites More Johns Hopkins University Press, pp.

Common musk turtle Flattened musk turtle Loggerhead musk turtle Razor-backed musk turtle. Phylogenetic arrangement based on turtles of the world update: Not reported; Gray Views Read Edit View history. Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: In this south Mexican state this turtle has a significant importance.

The Pochitoque is a main character in some Chontal legends. Mesoamerican Acjtum 2 3: Kinosternon acutum Tabasco mud turtle. Automatic assertion inferred from database entries i.


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Since ancient time Chontales have used it as an ingredient in their traditional kitchen so next to other turtle species jicotea and mojinapochitoque has a huge demand among people of these Chontal communities as acutumm as in restaurants of typical food.

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The amphibians and reptiles of British Honduras. Kinosternon acutum GRAY, The Turtles kinpsternon Mexico: Select item s and click on “Add to basket” to create your own collection here entries max. Ina Russian citizen was surprised with pochitoques in his case. Reptiles of Central America. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2 1: Can you confirm these amateur observations kinosteenon Kinosternon acutum? Cataphracta, tortoises, crocodiles, and enaliosaurians. The Herpetofauna of the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula: Pochitoque is roasted and then is eaten as a green soup with rice, this is called “pochitoque en verde”.

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Due to its protagonism in these stories, some poets and singers from Tabasco use Pochitoque as an inspiration for their poems and kinostegnon and there is a dance of Pochitoque as well.

The Tabasco mud turtle kinosternon acutumcommonly known as pochitoque in Tabasco, Mexicois a small turtle which belongs to the Kinosternidae family. English translation by P.

Tobasco Mud Turtle (Kinosternon acutum)

Among Chontal people, it is said that if a crocodile eats a pochitoque, this turtle eats the crocodile from the inside and survives by killing the crocodile. Testudines des Zoologischen Museums Berlin.

It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first. Database of comparative protein structure models More Check date values in: Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.

It can be found in central VeracruzTabasco, northern Guatemala and Belize. Its acutmu habits are mainly carnivorous and it is a nocturnal animal.