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Aspideretoides Gardner et al. 1995 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67335

Full reference: J. D. Gardner, A. P. Russell, and D. B. Brinkman. 1995. Systematics and taxonomy of soft-shelled turtles (Family Trionychidae) from the Judith River Group (mid-Campanian) of North America. Canadian Journal of Earth Science 32:631-643

Parent taxon: Plastomenidae according to W. G. Joyce et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Atoposemys, Helopanoplia, Hutchemys, Plastomenus

Subtaxa: Aspideretoides allani, Aspideretoides beecheri, Aspideretoides foveatus, Aspideretoides robertemryi, Aspideretoides superstes

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore