Check List 11(1): e19147, doi: 10.15560/11.1.1549
The southernmost known locality for Kinosternon leucostomum (Reptilia, Testudines, Kinosternidae), El Oro province, southern Ecuador
expand article infoDan Cogălniceanu, Jerónimo Torres-Porras§, José Manuel Seoane|, Cristobal Antonio Freire Lascano§
‡ University Ovidius Constanta, Romania§ Universidad Técnica de Machala, Ecuador| University of Córdoba, Spain
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An adult female Kinosternon leucostomum was found in Buenaventura Forest Reserve, El Oro province, Ecuador, on 1 August 2014 at an altitude of 523 m above sea level. This is the first report for this species in the province and is about 130 km south of the previously southernmost known location.
Buenaventura Reserve; El Oro, Ecuador; Kinosternon leucostomum; range extension