EMYSystem Genus Page: Trionyx
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Trionychidae (Softshell Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Trionychinae (Common Softshell Turtles)
GenusGenus Trionyx (African Softshell Turtles)
range of genus Trionyx
approximate range
T. triunguis
Original Description Geoffrey Saint-Hilaire 1809a : 3
Common name African Softshell Turtles
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Reviewed by Meylan (1987).
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