Trionychidae


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Related to Trionychidae: Spiny Softshell Turtle
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Noun1.Trionychidae - soft-shelled turtlesTrionychidae - soft-shelled turtles      
reptile family - a family of reptiles
pancake turtle, soft-shelled turtle - voracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin; can inflict painful bites
genus Trionyx, Trionyx - type genus of the Trionychidae
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Cheloniidae, Dermochelyidae, Emydidae, Testudinidae, Trionychidae, Crocodylidae, Gavialidae, Agamidae, Chameleonidae, Eublepharidae, Gekkonidae, Lacertidae, Scincidae, Uromastycidae, Varanidae, Leptotyphlopidae, Typhlopidae, Boidae, Colubridae, Elapidae, Hydrophiidae, Viperidae and Crotalidae (Khan, 2004, 2006).
Representatives of families Kinostemidae, Chelydridae, and Trionychidae were represented by one species each, with Sternotherus odoratus (35%), Chelydra ser-pentina (10%), and Apa lone spin ifera (1%) being collected, respectively.
SCUD ha sido reportada en tortugas de los generos Apalone, Trionychidae, Pseudemys, Trachemys y Emys (Barten, 1996; Jacobson, 2007).
Several species of Neoechinorhynchus are known from North America in various species of turtles within the families Chelydridae, Emydidae, and Trionychidae (Barger 2004; Barger & Nickol 2004; Ernst & Ernst 1977).
In Trionychidae, the entoplastron is reduced to a boomerang-shaped element and lacks the distinctive interlocking sutural surfaces present in the fossils from Cathedral Cave.
The 14 species used in this study include 10 species from Asia representing the families Geoemydidae (Bataguridae), Testudinidae, and Trionychidae.
NNEX 2 SYSTEMATIC LIST OF REPTILE SPECIES: DANAU SENTARUM NATIONAL PARK AND NEAR-CATCHMENT SURROUNDS TESTUDINES ORDER/ Local FAMILY/ Name Species (i) (Lan- guage) (ii) TESTUDINIDAE Manouria emys Baning (I) EMYDIDAE Orlitia borneensis Biuku (I) Siebenrockiella crassiscollis Kura-kura Jaung (I) Cuora amboinensis Kura-kura Tambit (I) Cyclemys dentata Kura-Kura Air (I) Hoesemys spinosa Kura-kura Umung (I) Malayemys subtrijuga - Pyxidae mouhottii - TRIONYCHIDAE Amyda cartilagenea Labi-labi Sungai Dogania subplana Labi-labi Hitam Pelochelys bibroni Labi-labi Kuning Chitra indica Labi-labi Besar Trionyx gangeticus CROCODYLIA CROCODILIDEA Crocodylus raninus Buaya Kodok Crocodylus porosus Buaya Rabin Tomistoma schlegeli Buaya Sinyulong SAURIA AGAMIDAE Draco sp.
The testudines is represented by the families Trionychidae and Geomydidae in the park.