Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin, 1802)

Species in Catalogue of Life

AnimaliaChordataReptiliaTestudinesTestudinidaeGopherus

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Overview

Full Name

Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin, 1802)

Common names

  • (Florida) Gopher Tortoise
  • Florida Gopherschildkröte
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

Uetz P.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
You can explore the higher classification on the right.

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Reptilia
order
Testudines
family
Testudinidae
genus
Gopherus
species
Gopherus polyphemus
 
complete classification

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Bibliography

Castellón, Traci D.; Betsie B. Rothermel, and Saif Z. Nomani (2012) Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) Burrow Densities in Scrub and Flatwoods Habitats of Peninsular Florida: Chelonian Conservation and Biology Dec 2012, Vol. 11, No. 2: 153-161.

Frank, Norman & Ramus, Erica (1995) A Complete Guide to Scientific and Common Names of Reptiles and Amphibians of the World.: Pottsville: N G Publishing Inc., 377 pp.

Source information

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Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Mar 1, 2015. The source was last visited by GBIF on Feb 27, 2015.

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