Definition of Family Trionychidae

1. Noun. Soft-shelled turtles.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Trionychidae

family Trachipteridae
family Tragulidae
family Trapaceae
family Tremellaceae
family Trephritidae
family Treponemataceae
family Triakidae
family Tribonemaceae
family Trichechidae
family Trichiuridae
family Trichodontidae
family Tricholomataceae
family Tridacnidae
family Triglidae
family Trilliaceae
family Trionychidae (current term)
family Triopidae
family Trochilidae
family Troglodytidae
family Trogonidae
family Trombiculidae
family Trombidiidae
family Tropaeolaceae
family Trypetidae
family Tuberaceae
family Tuberculariaceae
family Tulostomaceae
family Tulostomataceae
family Tupaiidae

Literary usage of Family Trionychidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1905)
"... we must believe that those of the family Trionychidae had descended from forms which lived in North America during the Upper Cretaceous. ..."

2. Introduction to Zoology: A Guide to the Study of Animals, for the Use of by Charles Benedict Davenport, Gertrude Anna Crotty Davenport (1900)
"The family Trionychidae 1 includes our soft-shelled turtles, which live in rivers or ponds of the Mississippi valley and the Gulf drainage basin (Fig. 257). ..."

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