Platypeltis ferox Schneider 1783 (Florida softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Alternative combination: Trionyx ferox

Belongs to Platypeltis according to O. P. Hay 1908

See also Meylan 1987 and Weisrock and Janzen 2000

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Florida, Georgia collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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