Rafetus bohemicus Liebus 1930 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Alternative combination: Trionyx bohemicus

Full reference: A. Liebus. 1930. Neue Schildkröten aus den Tertiären Süsswassertonen von Preschen bei Bilin in Böhmen. Rozpravy Státního geologického ústavu Ceskoslovenské Republiky 4:1-57

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

Sister taxa: Rafetus euphraticus, Rafetus swinhoei

Subtaxa: Trionyx bohemicus jaegeri

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Type specimen: MMUL 633. Its type locality is Preschen, which is in a Burdigalian terrestrial horizon in the Most Formation of the Czech Republic.

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore


• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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