Kuhnemys Chkhikvadze 1999 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantrionychidae

Full reference: V. M. Chkhikvadze. 1999. Some fossil soft-shelled turtles of Asia (Rafetini trib. nov.). Trudy Tbilisskogo Gosudarstvennogo Pedagogicheskogo Universiteta 5:215-225

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

Sister taxa: Amyda egregia, Amyda salebrosa, Anostira molopina, Anostira oedemia, Anostira trionychoides, Aspideretes amnigenus, Aspideretes perplexus, Axestemys, Drazinderetes, Khunnuchelys, Murgonemys, Perochelys, 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: Kuhnemys breviplastra Kuhnemys maortuensis Kuhnemys orlovi Kuhnemys palaeocenica

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Type: Aspideretes maortuensis

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Mongolia (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of China (2), Mongolia (9)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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