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Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Scaptochelys berlandieri by Bramble (1982); it was synonymized subjectively with Xerobates berlandieri by Reynoso and Montellano-Ballesteros (2004).
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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 auffenbergi can be diagnosed as a member of Gopherus based on the characters mentioned above. Gopherus auffenbergi differs from other Gopherus in the short costals III, V, and VII that allow a medial contact of the costals II, IV, and VI and the absence of gular covering of the entoplastron.|