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Gopherus berlandieri

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

Taxonomy
Xerobates berlandieri was named by Agassiz (1857). It is extant.

It was recombined as Scaptochelys berlandieri by Bramble (1982); it was recombined as Gopherus berlandieri by Reynoso and Montellano-Ballesteros (2004) and van Dijk et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Xerobates berlandieri Agassiz
1961Gopherus berlanderi Brattstrom p. 551
1982Scaptochelys berlandieri Bramble p. 854
2004Gopherus berlandieri Reynoso and Montellano-Ballesteros p. 824
2014Gopherus berlandieri van Dijk et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
familyTestudinidaeBatsch 1788
genusGopherusRafinesque 1832
speciesberlandieri()

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.

Gopherus berlandieri Agassiz 1857
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Diet 2: herbivoref
Reproduction: oviparousf
Created: 2005-08-26 07:16:55
Modified: 2005-09-09 16:16:46
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Ernst and Barbour 1989, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pleistocene to the top of the Rancholabrean or 0.12900 to 0.01200 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012Mexico (Puebla) Gopherus berlandieri (230717)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Mexico (Puebla) Gopherus berlandieri (226915)