New record of Kinosternon scorpioides in Brazil increases its geo distribution - Case report

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Diego Carvalho Viana
Amilton Cesar dos Santos
Roberto Luiz dos Santos Antunes

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ABSTRACT. Viana D.C., Santos A.C. & Antunes R.L.S. New record of Kinosternon scorpioides in Brazil increases its geo distribution - Case report. [Novo registro de Kinosternon scorpioides no Brasil aumenta sua geodistribuição - Relato de caso.] Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 37(4):386-388, 2015. Department of Anatomy of Domestic and Wild Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of São Paulo, Av. Dr. Orlando Marques de Paiva 87, São Paulo SP, 05508-270. Brazil. E-mail: diego_carvalho_@hotmail.com/ diegoviana@usp.br Kinosternon scorpioides scorpioides is the only sub-species of K. scorpioides with a distribution in South America. The register shows another new site for K. s. scorpioides, in the municipality of Imperatriz MA Brazil and the first report in the meso-region of Western Maranhão, River Tocantins. The municipality lies in the south-western region of the state and is known as the gate to the Amazon region, corroborating the importance of K. s. scorpioides inventories.

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Viana, D. C., dos Santos, A. C., & Antunes, R. L. dos S. (2015). New record of Kinosternon scorpioides in Brazil increases its geo distribution - Case report. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 37(4), 386–388. Retrieved from http://rbmv.org/index.php/BJVM/article/view/426
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