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Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Scaptochelys mohavense by Bramble (1982); it was synonymized subjectively with Gopherus mohavetus 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 depressus can be diagnosed as a member of Gopherus based on the full list of characters provided above. Gopherus depressus differs from Gopherus hexagonatus in its smaller size and fully differentiated neural series, from Gopherus mohavensis in the narrower cervical, neural VI with short anterolateral sides, shorter pectorals medially, contact between the inguinals and femorals, and Gopherus edae in the narrower vertebrals and the contact between the inguinal and femoral scute.|