Trionyx dissolutus Vitek and Danilov 2014 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Full reference: N. S. Vitek and I. G. Danilov. 2014. Soft-shelled turtles (Trionychidae) from the Cenomanian of Uzbekistan. Cretaceous Research 49:1-12

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

See also Vitek and Danilov 2014

Sister taxa: Trionyx admirabilis, Trionyx aequa, Trionyx allani, Trionyx austerus, Trionyx baynshirensis, Trionyx beecheri, Trionyx boulengeri, Trionyx capellinii, 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: ZIN PH 51/86, a carapace (external and visceral impressions of posterior part of carapace of one individual). Its type locality is Itemir I, which is in an Albian/Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in Uzbekistan.

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Uzbekistan (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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