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Gopherus agassizii (Mojave desert tortoise)

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

Taxonomy
Gopherus agassizii was named by Cooper (1863). It is extant.

It was recombined as Scaptochelys agassizii by Bramble (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Gopherus agassizii Cooper
1961Gopherus agassizi Brattstrom p. 551
1982Scaptochelys agassizii Bramble p. 854
2004Gopherus agassizii Reynoso and Montellano-Ballesteros p. 824

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
Pantestudinidae
familyTestudinidaeBatsch 1788
genusGopherusRafinesque 1832
speciesagassiziiCooper 1863

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available