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Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae
It was recombined as Gopherus mohavense by Brattstrom (1961); it was recombined as Scaptochelys mohavense by Bramble (1982); it was recombined as Gopherus mohavetus by Reynoso and Montellano-Ballesteros (2004); it was recombined as Gopherus mohavensis by Vlachos (2018).
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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 mohavensis can be diagnosed as a member of Gopherus based on the characters mentioned above. Gopherus mohavensis differs from all other Gopherus in the cervical that is much wider than long and the much wider neural IV. Gopherus mohavensis further differs from Gopherus hexagonatus and Gopherus brevisternus in the well-differentiated neural series.|