Temporal range: Late Cretaceous to Present, 91–0 Ma
Chinese softshell turtle
Pelodiscus sinensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Trionychidae
Subfamily: Trionychinae
Gray, 1825

The Trionychinae are a subfamily of turtles in the Trionychidae family.[1]


The subfamily has 10 genera:[1]


  1. 1 2 Rhodin, Anders G.J.; van Dijk, Peter Paul; Inverson, John B.; Shaffer, H. Bradley. "Turtles of the World 2010 Update: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution and Conservation Status". pp. 000.89–000.138. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2010-12-15. Retrieved 2010-12-15.
  2. Vitek, N.S. & Danilov, I.G. (2013). "Soft-shelled turtles (Trionychidae) from the Bissekty Formation (Upper Cretaceous: Turonian) of Uzbekistan: Skull-based taxa and probable skull-shell associations" (PDF). Cretaceous Research. 43 (2013): 48–58. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2012.10.003.

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