genus Trionyx

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Synonyms for genus Trionyx

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The trionychids of North America historically have been referred to the genus Trionyx and to another less common genus, Amyda, but are now considered to belong to the single taxon Apalone (Hulbert, 2001).
Middle Eocene reptiles from the Point "A" Dam Site Locality in the Tallahatta Formation, northwest of Andalusia in Covington County, Alabama (Holman and Case, 1988) show taxonomic affinities to the Clayton Formation fauna in that a trionychid turtle, probably of the genus Trionyx, is present, and crocodylids are represented by the some of the same kind of piercing tooth types as those in the Clayton Formation fauna.