Trionyx kansaiensis

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Trionyx kansaiensis
Temporal range: Early Santonian to Late Campanian (Late Cretaceous)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Trionychidae
Genus: Trionyx
Species: T. kansaiensis
Binomial name
Trionyx kansaiensis
Vitek and Danilov 2010

Trionyx kansaiensis is an extinct species of softshell turtle uncovered from the Late Cretaceous of Tajikistan and Qyzylorda, Kazakhstan.[1]


  1. ^ Vitek, N.S.; Danilov, I.G. (2010). "New material and a reassessment of soft-shelled turtles (Trionychidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Middle Asia and Kazakhstan". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 30 (2): 383–393. doi:10.1080/02724631003617548.