Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin, 1802)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataReptiliaTestudinesTestudinidaeGopherus

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Overview

Full Name

Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin, 1802)

Common names

  • (Florida) Gopher Tortoise eng
  • Gopher Tortoise eng
  • Florida Gopherschildkröte
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Testudo polyphemus Daudin, 1802

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Classification

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

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

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 Apr 13, 2016.