Chelonoidis nigra

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Chelonoidis nigra

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Testudinoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Stem: Parareptilia
Stem: Procolophonomorpha
Stem: Procolophonia
Stem: Pareiasauroidea
Stem: Pareiasauria

Ordo: Testudines
Subordo: Cryptodira
Superfamilia: Testudinoidea

Familia: Testudinidae
Genus: Chelonoidis
Species: Chelonoidis nigra

Name[edit]

Chelonoidis niger (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

  • Holotype: BMNH 1947.3.4.90
  • Type Locality: Ecuador – Galapagos: Charles (Floreana)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Testudo californiana Quoy & Gaimard 1824:90 (nomen oblitum)
    • Testudo nigra Quoy & Gaimard 1824:174 (nomen protectum)
    • Testudo galapagoensis Baur 1889:1044

References[edit]

  • Quoy, J.R., and J.P. Gaimard. 1824. Zoologie. In: {aut|M.L. de Freycinet}}: Voyage Autour du Monde, Entrepris par le ministére et conformément aux instructions de s. exc. M. le Vicomte du Bouchage, Secrétaire d'etat au Department de la Marine, Exécuté sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Paris. iv + 712 pp.
  • Turtle Taxonomy Working Group (van Dijk, P.P., Iverson, J.B., Rhodin, A.G.J., Shaffer, H.B., and 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):000.329–479reference page 
  • [1] Listed animal in CITES Appendix I

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Galapagos tortoise
한국어: 갈라파고스땅거북
日本語: ガラパゴスゾウガメ
português: Tartaruga-gigante-de-Galápagos
ไทย: เต่ายักษ์กาลาปากอส, เต่ากาลาปากอส
Türkçe: Dev galapagos kaplumbağası
中文: 加拉帕戈斯象龜
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