Gopherus Rafinesque, 1832

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataReptiliaTestudinesTestudinidae

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  • 16

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Gopherus Rafinesque, 1832

Common names

  • gopher tortoise eng
  • gopher tortoises eng
  • North American Tortoises eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted genus

Living period

37.2 to 0.0117 Ma

Habitat

Terrestrial, Not marine, Ground dwelling

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Reptilia
order
Testudines
family
Testudinidae
genus
Gopherus
species
16
 
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Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.