Gopherus berlandieri Agassiz 1857 (gopher tortoise)

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

Alternative combinations: Gopherus berlanderi, Scaptochelys berlandieri, Xerobates berlandieri

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1857. Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America. First Monograph. Vol. I. Part I. Essay on Classi cation. Part II. North American Testudinata. 1-452

Belongs to Gopherus according to V.-H. Reynoso and M. Montellano-Ballesteros 2004

See also Bramble 1982, Brattstrom 1961 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Gopherus (Gopherus), Gopherus (Oligopherus), Gopherus agassizii, Gopherus auffenbergi, Gopherus brevisternus, Gopherus depressus, Gopherus donlaloi, Gopherus edae, Gopherus flavomarginatus, Gopherus hexagonatus, Gopherus laticuneus, Gopherus mohavensis, Gopherus morafkai, Gopherus polyphemus, Testudo milleri

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore


• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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