Chitra Gray 1844 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Parent taxon: Trionychinae according to P. P. van Dijk et al. 2014

See also Carroll 1988, Frank and Ramus 1996 and Lydekker 1889

Sister taxa: Aulacochelys, Axestemys, Chitrini, Dogania, Nilssonia, Palea, Pelochelys, Pelodiscus, Rafetus, Trionychini, Trionyx, Trionyx (Amyda) subangularis, Trionyx bambolii, Trionyx blayaci, Trionyx desmostyli, Trionyx dieupentalensis, Trionyx harmati, Trionyx irregularis, Trionyx pliopedemontana, Trionyx stadleri, Trionyx stiriacus

Subtaxa: Chitra chitra Chitra indica Chitra vandijki

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (1 collection), Indonesia (1), Thailand (1)

• Miocene of Nepal (1), Thailand (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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