Subfamily Cyclanorbinae Hummel 1929 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

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

See also Danilov et al. 2014, Kuhn 1966 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Altaytrionyx, Altaytrionyx burtschaki, Altaytrionyx devjatkini, Altaytrionyx phiruzae, Amyda menneri, Apalone, Aspideretes, Aspideretes jaxarticus, Aspideretes muyuensis, Aspidonectes, Aspilus, Aspilus cortesii, Chitra, Chitra minor, Conchochelys, Crassithecachelys, Eugenechelys, Gilmoremys, Hummelichelys, Lissemydinae, Lissemys, Nilssonia, Palea, Paleotrionyx, Paleotrionyx jimenezfuentesi, Plastomenus gabunii, Plastomenus jaxarticus, Plastomenus mlynarskii, Platypeltis subcircularis, Procyclanorbis, Rafetini, Rafetus karkhualexandri, Rafetus yexiangkuii, Temnotrionyx, Trionychinae, Trionyx acutiformis, Trionyx amansii, Trionyx anthracotheriorum, Trionyx aquitanicus, Trionyx aspidiformis, Trionyx australiensis, Trionyx austriacus, Trionyx borkenensis, Trionyx bowerbanki, Trionyx bruxelliensis, Trionyx burdigalensis, Trionyx capellinii bulgaricus, Trionyx chaubeti, Trionyx ciryi, Trionyx cliftii, Trionyx croaticus, Trionyx danovi, Trionyx dodunii, Trionyx elongatus, Trionyx hilberi, Trionyx ishiharaensis, Trionyx italicus, Trionyx jakhimovitchae, Trionyx kazusensis, Trionyx khosatzkyi, Trionyx laurillardii, Trionyx lockardi, Trionyx lorioli, Trionyx manouri, Trionyx marini, Trionyx moldaviensis, Trionyx mourieri, Trionyx munzenbergensis, Trionyx nopcsai, Trionyx oligocenica, Trionyx oweni, Trionyx parisiensis, Trionyx partschii, Trionyx pedemontana, Trionyx petersi trifailensis, Trionyx pliocaenicus, Trionyx pompignanensis, Trionyx pontanus, Trionyx portisi, Trionyx preschenensis, Trionyx propinquus, Trionyx pseudovindobonensis, Trionyx pustulatus, Trionyx ragusensis, Trionyx reticulatus, Trionyx rocchettiana, Trionyx roncensis, Trionyx rotundiformis, Trionyx sculptus, Trionyx senckenbergianus, Trionyx senensis, Trionyx siegeri, Trionyx sophiae, Trionyx stormsi, Trionyx ubeensis, Trionyx valdensis, Trionyx zakhidovi, Zaisanonyx, Zangerlichelys

Subtaxa: Cyclanorbis Cycloderma Nemegtemys

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Kenya (2 collections), Mali (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Malawi (1), Uganda (1)

• Pliocene of Kenya (1), Malawi (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kenya (3), Uganda (3)

• Miocene of Kenya (1), Saudi Arabia (2)

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (2)

Total: 21 collections including 23 occurrences

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