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n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of chelonians which comprises Trionyx and allied genera; - called also Trionychoides, and Trionychina.
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Keywords: Reptilia, Testudines, Trionychoidea, Apalone, lower Pliocene, Costa Rica.
There are three superfamilies of eucryptodires; the Trionychoidea, Chelonioidea and Testudinoidea (Gaffney, 1975).