Perochelys Li et al. 2015 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantrionychidae

Full reference: L. Li, W. G. Joyce, and J. Liu. 2015. The first soft-shelled turtle from the Jehol Biota of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(2):e909450

Parent taxon: Pantrionychidae according to G. L. Georgalis and W. G. Joyce 2017

See also Brinkman et al. 2017 and Li et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Amyda egregia, Amyda salebrosa, Anostira molopina, Anostira oedemia, Anostira trionychoides, Aspideretes amnigenus, Aspideretes perplexus, Axestemys, Drazinderetes, Khunnuchelys, Kuhnemys, Murgonemys, Petrochelys, Plastomenidae, Plastomenus catenatus, Plastomenus coalescens, Plastomenus communis, Plastomenus corrugatus, Plastomenus costatus, Plastomenus fractus, Plastomenus insignis, Plastomenus lachrymalis, Plastomenus multifoveatus, Plastomenus punctulatus, Plastomenus serialis, Plastomenus torrejonensis, Platypeltis amnicola, Platypeltis antiqua, Platypeltis trepida, Procyclanorbis sardus, Trionyx buiei, Trionyx cariosus, Trionyx cellulosus, Trionyx concentricus, Trionyx guttatus, Trionyx halophilus, Trionyx heteroglyptus, Trionyx leptomitus, Trionyx lima, Trionyx pennatus, Trionyx priscus, Trionyx punctiger, Trionyx quinni, Trionyx radulus, Trionyx vagans, Trionyx ventricosus, Trionyx virginiana

Subtaxa: Perochelys hengshanensis Perochelys lamadongensis

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Type: Perochelys lamadongensis

Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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