Trionyx capellinii Negri 1892 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Alternative combination: Trionyx (Amyda) capellinii

Synonyms: Trionyx (Amyda) capellinii gracilina Sacco 1895, Trionyx (Amyda) capellinii montevialensis Negri 1892, Trionyx (Amyda) capellinii schaurothianus Negri 1893, Trionyx affinis Negri 1892, Trionyx capellinii conjugens Sacco 1894, Trionyx capellinii gracilina Sacco 1895, Trionyx capellinii montevialensis Negri 1892, Trionyx capellinii perexpansa Sacco 1895, Trionyx gemmellaroi Negri 1892, Trionyx insolitus Bergounioux 1954, Trionyx intermedius Bergounioux 1954, Trionyx schaurothianus Negri 1893

Full reference: A. Negri. 1892. Trionici eocenici ed oligocenici del Veneto. Memorie della Società Italiana di Scienze 8:1-53

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

See also Bergounioux 1954

Sister taxa: Trionyx admirabilis, Trionyx aequa, Trionyx allani, Trionyx austerus, Trionyx baynshirensis, Trionyx beecheri, Trionyx boulengeri, Trionyx dissolutus, 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 specimens:

  • Trionyx capellinii: MGP-PD 12883, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Monte Purga, Vestenanova di Bolca, which is in a Lutetian estuary/bay horizon in Italy.
  • Trionyx affinis: MGP-PD 12806, a carapace. Its type locality is Monte Purga, Vestenanova di Bolca, which is in a Lutetian estuary/bay horizon in Italy.
  • Trionyx capellinii conjugens: MGPT-PU 17281, a carapace.
  • Trionyx capellinii gracilina: MGPT-PU 17285, a carapace.
  • Trionyx capellinii montevialensis: MGP-PD 9273, a carapace.
  • Trionyx capellinii perexpansa:
  • Trionyx gemmellaroi: MGP-PD 5157, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Monte Purga, Vestenanova di Bolca, which is in a Lutetian estuary/bay horizon in Italy.
  • Trionyx insolitus: MGP-PD 26560, a carapace. Its type locality is Ligniti di Monteviale, which is in an Oligocene fluvial-lacustrine lignite in Italy.
  • Trionyx intermedius: MGP-PD 12814, a carapace. Its type locality is Monte Purga, Vestenanova di Bolca, which is in a Lutetian estuary/bay horizon in Italy.
  • Trionyx schaurothianus: MGP-PD 10818Z, a skeleton. Its type locality is Ligniti di Monteviale, which is in an Oligocene fluvial-lacustrine lignite in Italy.

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Eocene of Italy (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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