Family Kinosternoidea Hay 1892 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Alternative spellings: Cinosternidae, Kinosternidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1892. The batrachians and reptiles of the State of Indiana. Annual Report of the Indiana Department of Geology and Natural Resources 17:409-602

Parent taxon: Trionychoidea according to M. T. Carrano 2020

See also Baur 1893, Bourque 2013, Bourque et al. 2015, Brinkman et al. 2016, Cadena et al. 2017, Cadena et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Danilov and Parham 2008, de Broin and de la Fuente 1993, Gadow 1898, Hutchison et al. 2013, Joyce 2007, Joyce and Bourque 2016, Joyce et al. 2004, Knauss et al. 2011, Kuhn 1946, Shoshani et al. 1989, Sullivan et al. 2012, van Dijk et al. 2014 and Weems and George 2001

Sister taxa: Adocidae, Basilochelys, Peltochelyidae, Planetochelyidae, Sinaspideretes

Subtaxa: Aromochelys Cinosternum Kinosternidae Pandermatemys

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Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

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