Khunnuchelys Brinkman et al. 1993 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantrionychidae

Full reference: D. B. Brinkman, L. A. Nessov, and J.-H. Peng. 1993. Khunnuchelys gen. nov., a new trionychid (Testudines: Trionychidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia and Uzbekistan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):2214-2223

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

See also Brinkman et al. 2008, Brinkman et al. 1993, Danilov et al. 2015 and Vitek and Danilov 2013

Sister taxa: Amyda egregia, Amyda salebrosa, Anostira molopina, Anostira oedemia, Anostira trionychoides, Aspideretes amnigenus, Aspideretes perplexus, Axestemys, Drazinderetes, Kuhnemys, 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: Khunnuchelys erinhotensis Khunnuchelys kizylkumensis Khunnuchelys lophorhothon

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Type: Khunnuchelys erinhotensis

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection), Kazakhstan (3), Uzbekistan (3)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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