Synonym: Gopherus pargensis Mooser 1980
Full reference: O. Mooser. 1972. A new species of Pleistocene fossil tortoise, genus Gopherus, from Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, México. Southwestern Naturalist 17:61-65
Sister taxa: Gopherus (Gopherus), Gopherus (Oligopherus), Gopherus agassizii, Gopherus berlandieri, Gopherus brevisternus, Gopherus depressus, Gopherus donlaloi, Gopherus edae, Gopherus flavomarginatus, Gopherus hexagonatus, Gopherus laticuneus, Gopherus mohavensis, Gopherus morafkai, Gopherus polyphemus, Testudo milleri
- Gopherus auffenbergi: FC 500 (temporary number), a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Cedazo, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Tacubaya Formation of Mexico.
- Gopherus pargensis: TMM 41536-29 (holotype), a partial shell (partial carapace). Its type locality is Cedazo, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Tacubaya Formation of Mexico.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore
Distribution: found only at Cedazo
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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