Amyda Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 (softshell turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Alternative spelling: Trionyx (Amyda)

Parent taxon: Chitrini according to E. Cadena 2016

See also Bergounioux 1954, Brinkman et al. 2008, Cope 1875, Cope 1884, Ernst and Barbour 1989, Frank and Ramus 1996, Gilmore 1915, Gilmore 1931, Gilmore 1934, Hay 1908, Lydekker 1889, Sukhanov 2000, van Dijk et al. 2014 and Yeh 1963

Sister taxon: Palaeoamyda

Subtaxa: Amyda cartilaginea Amyda exquisita

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (2 collections), Indonesia (1), Thailand (5)

• Eocene of United States (3: California, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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