Gopherus agassizii

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Gopherus agassizii

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
Division: Archelosauria
Division: Pan-Testudines
Division: Testudinata
Ordo: Testudines
Subordo: Cryptodira
Superfamilia: Testudinoidea

Familia: Testudinidae
Genus: Gopherus
Species: Gopherus agassizii

Name[edit]

  • Gopherus agassizii (Cooper, 1861)
    • Original genus: Xerobates
    • Primary type: lectotype
      • Fixation: designated by Murphy et al., 2011

Mentions[edit]

  • Xerobates agassizii Cooper 1861
  • Testudo agassizii — Boulenger 1889
  • Gopherus agassizii — Stejneger 1893
  • Gopherus polyphemus agassizii — Mertens & Wermuth 1955
  • Gopherus agassizii — Stebbins 1985: 104
  • Xerobates lepidocephalus Ottley & Velázques Solis, 1989
  • Gopherus agassizii — Liner 1994
  • Gopherus agassizii — Crother 2000

References[edit]


  • Ottley, John R.; Solis, Victor M. Velazques. 1989: An Extant, Indigenous Tortoise Population in Baja California Sur, Mexico, with the Description of a New Xerobates (Chelonii: Testudinidae). The Great Basin Naturalist, 49(4): 496.
  • Murphy, R.W.; Berry, K.H.; Edwards, T.; Leviton, A.E.; Lathrop, A.; Riedle, J.D. 2011: The dazed and confused identity of Agassiz’s land tortoise, Gopherus agassizii (Testudines, Testudinidae) with the description of a new species, and its consequences for conservation. ZooKeys, 113: 39–71. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.113.1353

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Vernacular Name[edit]

English: Agassiz’s desert tortoise, desert tortoise
日本語: サバクゴファーガメ
português: Tartaruga-do-deserto