Trionyx ikoviensis Danilov et al. 2011 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Full reference: I. G. Danilov, E. A. Zvonok, E. V. Syromyatnikova and N. I. Udovichenko. 2011. A new species of soft-shelled turtle (Trionychidae) from the Middle Eocene of Ukraine. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS 315(4):399-411

Belongs to Trionyx according to G. L. Georgalis and W. G. Joyce 2017

See also Danilov et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Trionyx admirabilis, Trionyx aequa, Trionyx allani, Trionyx austerus, Trionyx baynshirensis, Trionyx beecheri, Trionyx boulengeri, Trionyx capellinii, Trionyx dissolutus, Trionyx ellipticus, Trionyx eloisae, Trionyx foveatus, Trionyx gangeticus, Trionyx gilbentuensis, Trionyx gobiensis, Trionyx gregarius, Trionyx henrici, Trionyx impressus, Trionyx jixiensis, Trionyx johnsoni, Trionyx kansaiensis, Trionyx latus, Trionyx leucopotamicus, Trionyx linchuensis, 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

Type specimen: ZIN PH 37/145, a partial skull. Its type locality is Ikovo, which is in a Lutetian marine sandstone in Ukraine.

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Ikovo

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