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Nilssonia (Burmese peacock softshells)

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Nilssonia Gray
1996Nilssonia Frank and Ramus
2014Nilssonia van Dijk et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
familyTrionychidaeGray 1825
Trionychinae(Gray 1825)
genusNilssoniaGray 1869

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Body part: carapacef
Adult length: 100 to < 1000f
Grouping: solitaryf
Environment: brackish, freshwaterf
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: aquaticf
Diet: piscivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Reproduction: oviparousf
Created: 2005-08-25 13:24:04
Modified: 2005-09-09 19:45:41
Source: f = family, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Ernst and Barbour 1989

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: Pliocene or 5.33300 to 2.58800 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 2.588 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Pakistan Trionyx hurum (190944)