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Family Kinosternoidea Hay 1892 (mud turtle)

PaleoDB taxon number: 359876

Alternative spellings: Cinosternidae, Kinosternidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1892. The batrachians and reptiles of the State of Indiana. Annual Report of the Indiana Department of Geology and Natural Resources 17:409-602

Parent taxon: Trionychoidea according to M. T. Carrano 2020

Sister taxa: Adocidae, Basilochelys, Peltochelyidae, Planetochelyidae, Sinaspideretes

Subtaxa: Aromochelys, Cinosternum, Kinosternidae, Pandermatemys

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Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore