Gopherus polyphemus Daudin, 1802

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataReptiliaTestudinesTestudinidaeGopherus

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Full Name

Gopherus polyphemus Daudin, 1802

Common names

  • (Florida) Gopher Tortoise eng
  • Gopher Tortoise eng
  • Florida gopher tortoise
  • more

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Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not marine

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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.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.