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Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|E. Vlachos 2018||Gopherus donlaloi can be diagnosed as a member of Gopherus based on the characters mentioned above. Gopherus donlaloi differs from other Gopherus by the following combination of characters: larger size, more oval shape of the external nares, with a broad ventral process of the prefrontal and a wide dorsal process of the premaxilla extending between the nares, premaxillary ridge ending in a T-shaped structure (not with a forked Y-shaped end), nasopalatine foramen considerably small and rounded, basioccipital and basipterygoid shortened anteroposteriorly, single inguinal scute separated from the femoral scute, and pisiform probably present and from Gopherus hexagonatus in the additional differentiation of the neural series.|