Petrochelys Vitek et al. 2017 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantrionychidae

Full reference: N. S. Vitek, I. G. Danilov, Y. Nakajima and R. Hirayama. 2017. Redescription of the skull of ‘Trionyx’ kyrgyzensis and improved phylogenetic taxon sampling of Cretaceous and Palaeogene soft-shelled turtles (Trionychidae) of Asia, including the oldest crown trionychids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

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

See also Vitek et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Amyda egregia, Amyda salebrosa, Anostira molopina, Anostira oedemia, Anostira trionychoides, Aspideretes amnigenus, Aspideretes perplexus, Axestemys, Drazinderetes, Khunnuchelys, Kuhnemys, Murgonemys, Perochelys, 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: Petrochelys kyrgyzensis

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Cretaceous of Kyrgyzstan (1 collection), Uzbekistan (6)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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