Aspideretes Hay 1904 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Alternative spellings: Aspiderites, Trionyx (Aspideretes)

Parent taxon: Trionychidae according to K. Carpenter 1981

See also Carroll 1988, Estes 1964, Frank and Ramus 1996, Gilmore 1919, Gilmore 1935, Hay 1908, Holroyd and Hutchison 2002, Hutchison 1992, Lambe 1914, Russell 1930, Weems 1988, Yeh 1963 and Yeh 1974

Sister taxa: Altaytrionyx, Altaytrionyx burtschaki, Altaytrionyx devjatkini, Altaytrionyx phiruzae, Amyda menneri, Apalone, Aspideretes jaxarticus, Aspideretes muyuensis, Aspidonectes, Aspilus, Aspilus cortesii, Chitra, Chitra minor, Conchochelys, Crassithecachelys, Cyclanorbinae, 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: Aspideretes gangeticus Aspideretes hurum Aspideretes leithii Aspideretes nigricans Aspideretes sinuosus Trionyx (Aspideretes) fuchienensis

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Type: Gilmoremys lancensis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (1), United States (13: New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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