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Gopherus (gopher tortoise)

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Gopherus Rafinesque
1857Xerobates Agassiz
1937Bysmachelys Johnston p. 447
1953Gopherus Galbreath p. 38
1961Testudo milleri Brattstrom p. 546
1971Gopherus Auffenberg p. 116
1982Scaptochelys Bramble p. 853 figs. 1-11
1988Gopherus Carroll
1992Xerobates Hutchison
1996Gopherus Frank and Ramus
1996Gopherus Hutchison p. 348
1996Gopherus (Oligopherus) Hutchison p. 348
1998Gopherus Wall and Maddox p. 11
2004Gopherus Joyce et al.
2004Gopherus Reynoso and Montellano-Ballesteros p. 823
2009Gopherus Anquetin et al.
2014Gopherus de la Fuente et al.
2018Gopherus Vlachos
2018Oligopherus Vlachos

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
Pantestudinidae
familyTestudinidaeBatsch 1788
genusGopherusRafinesque 1832

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