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Hutchemys Joyce et al. 2009 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 253838

Synonyms: Derrisemys Hutchison 2009 (no. 337283), Plastomenoides Hutchison 2009 (no. 337285)

Full reference: W. G. Joyce, A. Revan, T. R. Lyson and I. G. Danilov. 2009. Two new plastomenine softshell turtles from the Paleocene of Montana and Wyoming. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 50(2):307-325

Parent taxon: Plastomenidae according to N. S. Vitek and W. G. Joyce 2015

Sister taxa: Aspideretoides, Atoposemys, Helopanoplia, Plastomenus

Subtaxa: Aspideretes nassau, Hutchemys acupictus, Hutchemys arctochelys, Hutchemys rememdium, Hutchemys sterea, Hutchemys tetanetron

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Type: Hutchemys rememdium

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore