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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous to Present, 91–0 Ma
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Chinese softshell turtle
Pelodiscus sinensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Trionychidae
Subfamily: Trionychinae
Gray, 1825

The Trionychinae are a subfamily of turtles in the family Trionychidae.[1]


The subfamily has 11 extant genera:[1]


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