Aldabrachelys grandidieri

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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: Aldabrachelys grandidieri

Name[edit]

  • Aldabrachelys grandidieri (Vaillant 1868:378)
    • Lectotype: MNHN-P MAD3501 (Bour 1994)
    • Type locality: Etseré, Madagascar, Late Holocene

Synonymy[edit]

  • Emys gigantea Grandidier 1868:378
  • Testudo grandidieri Vaillant 1885:876 (nomen novum)
    • Testudo madagascariensis Rothschild 1915
    • Geochelone grandidieri Loveridge & Williams 1957:224
    • Aldabrachelys grandidieri Bour 1980:544
    • Dipsochelys grandidieri Bour 1982:118
    • Aldabrachelys grandidieri Fritz & Havas 2007:267

References[edit]

  • Vaillant, M.L. 1885. Remarques complémentaires sur les tortues gigantesques de Madagascar. Comptes Rendus Hebd. Séanc. Adad. Sc. Paris 100:874-877
  • Bour,R. 1980. Essai sur la taxinomie des Testudinidae actuels (Reptilia, Chelonii). Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris (4)2(2):541-546
  • Turtle Extinctions Working Group (Rhodin, A.G.J., Thomson, S., Georgalis, G., Karl, H.-V., Danilov, I.G., Takahashi, A., de la Fuente, M.S., Bourque, J.R., Delfino, M., Bour, R., Iverson, J.B., Shaffer, H.B., and van Dijk, P.P.). 2015. Turtles and tortoises of the world during the rise and global spread of humanity: first checklist and review of extinct Pleistocene and Holocene chelonians. Chelonian Research Monographs. 5(8):000e.1–66. Download