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Apalone spinifera LeSueur 1827 (spiny softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 121526

Alternative combination: Trionyx spiniferus

Belongs to Apalone according to D. W. Weisrock and F. J. Janzen 2000

Sister taxa: Apalone (Platypeltis), Apalone amorense, Apalone ferox, Apalone mutica, Apalone trionychoides

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore