Aldabrachelys

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Dipsochelys dussumieri Aldabra giant tortoise

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Testudinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Division: Archelosauria
Division: Pan-Testudines
Division: Testudinata
Ordo: Testudines
Subordo: Cryptodira
Superfamilia: Testudinoidea

Familia: Testudinidae
Genus: Aldabrachelys
Species: †A. abrupta – A. gigantea –†A. grandidieri

Name[edit]

Synonymy[edit]

  • Megalochelys Fitzinger 1843:29 (junior homonym)
    • Aldabrachelys Loveridge & Williams 1957:166
    • Dipsochelys Bour 1982:117

References[edit]

  • Loveridge, A. and Williams , E.E. 1957. Revision of the African tortoises and turtles of the suborder Cryptodira. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 115(6):163–557.
  • Bour, R. 1982: Contribution a la connaissance des tortues terrestres des Seychelles: definition du genre endemique et description d'une espece nouvelle problement oringinaire des iles granitiques et au bord de l'extinction. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences (III), 295(2): 117–122. full article (PDF) Reference page
  • Turtle Taxonomy Working Group (van Dijk, P.P., Iverson, J.B., Rhodin, A.G.J., Shaffer, H.B. & Bour, R.) 2014. Turtles of the world, 7th edition: annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution with maps, and conservation status. Chelonian Research Monographs 5(7):000.329–479 Reference page

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Seychellen-Riesenschilkröten