Trionyx admirabilis Hay 1905

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Alternative combinations: Axestemys admirabilis, Conchochelys admirabilis

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1905. On the skull of a new trionychid, Conchochelys admirabilis, from the Puerco beds of New Mexico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21:335-338

Belongs to Trionyx according to N. S. Vitek and W. G. Joyce 2015

See also Hay 1908, Hutchison and Holroyd 2003 and Vitek 2012

Sister taxa: 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 ikoviensis, 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: AMNH 6090, a skull. Its type locality is Coal Creek Canyon, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in New Mexico.

Distribution: found only at Coal Creek Canyon

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