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Trionyx Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37682

Synonym: Francedebroinella Chkhikvadze 1999 (taxon 360710)

Full reference: E. F. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. 1809. Mémoire sur les tortues molles, nouveau genre sous le nom de Trionyx, et sur la formation des carapaces. Annales du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle 14:1-20

Parent taxon: Trionychinae according to G. L. Georgalis and W. G. Joyce 2017

Sister taxa: Apalone, Aulacochelys, Chitrini, Dogania, Pelochelys, Pelodiscus, Rafetus, Trionychini, Trionyx (Amyda) subangularis, Trionyx bambolii, Trionyx blayaci, Trionyx desmostyli, Trionyx dieupentalensis, Trionyx harmati, Trionyx irregularis, Trionyx pliopedemontana, Trionyx stadleri, Trionyx stiriacus

Subtaxa: Trionyx admirabilis, Trionyx aequa, Trionyx allani, Trionyx austerus, Trionyx baynshirensis, Trionyx beecheri, Trionyx bellunensis, Trionyx boulengeri, Trionyx capellinii, Trionyx dissolutus, Trionyx ellipticus, Trionyx eloisae, Trionyx foveatus, Trionyx gangeticus, Trionyx gilbentuensis, Trionyx gobiensis, Trionyx gregarius, Trionyx henrici, Trionyx ikoviensis, Trionyx impressus, Trionyx jixiensis, Trionyx johnsoni, Trionyx kansaiensis, Trionyx latus, Trionyx leucopotamicus, Trionyx linchuensis, Trionyx melitensis, Trionyx messelianus, Trionyx miensis, Trionyx minusculus, Trionyx miocaenus, Trionyx mira, Trionyx ninae, Trionyx onomatoplokos, Trionyx phayrei, Trionyx pliocenicus, Trionyx reesidei, Trionyx riabinini, Trionyx robustus, Trionyx shiluutulensis, Trionyx silvestris, Trionyx singularis, Trionyx triunguis, Trionyx uintaensis, Trionyx vegetus, Trionyx vindobonensis

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Type: Ulutrionyx ninae

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore