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† Gopherus (Scaptochelys)

Gopherus

Additional Functions

Grouping

Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Klasse (informeller Sammelbegriff ): Reptilia  ⇒ Überordnung: Testudinata  ⇒ Ordnung: Testudines  ⇒ Unterordnung: Cryptodira  ⇒ Klade: Pantestudinoidea  ⇒ Überfamilie: Testudinoidea  ⇒ Familie: Testudinidae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Gattung

This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Rafinesque, 1832

Other languages

scientific

Gopherus

Alternative Name

scientific

Bysmachelys

Johnston, 1937
Ref.: C. S. Johnston. 1937. Osteology of Bysmachelys canyonensis a new turtle from the Pliocene of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 45(4):439-447

scientific

Scaptochelys

Bramble, 1982
Ref.: D. M. Bramble. 1982. Scaptochelys: generic revision and evolution of gopher tortoises. Copeia 1982(4):852-867

scientific

Xerobates

Agassiz, 1857
Ref.: L. Agassiz. 1857. Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America. First Monograph. Vol. I. Part I. Essay on Classi cation. Part II. North American Testudinata.

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 33.9 Ma - End age: 0 Ma
0
0.0117
1.8
5.333
13.82
33.9
Meghalayan
Northgrippian
Greenlandian
Upper Pleistocene
Ionian
Calabrian
Gelasian
Piacenzian
Zanclean
Messinian
Tortonian
Serravallian
Langhian
Burdigalian
Aquitanian
Chattian
Rupelian
Holocene
Pleistocene
Pliocene
Miocene
Oligocene
Quaternary
Neogene
Paleogene

Additional data by PBDB, License: CC BY

Motility: actively mobile
Habit: ground dwelling
Environment: terrestrial
Diet:

herbivore

Compositon of the remains:

phosphatic

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 50)

Taxonomic assignment (15)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • S. R. May, 2019 - The Lapara Creek Fauna: Early Clarendonian of south Texas, USA - Palaeontologia Electronica (), 1-129 (journal article, English)
  • E. Vlachos, 2018 - A Review of the Fossil Record of North American Turtles of the Clade Pan-Testudinoidea - Bulletin of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (59), 3-94 (journal article, English)
  • P. P. van Dijk, 2014 - Turtles of the World, 7th edition: annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution with maps, and conservation status - Chelonian Research Monographs (5), 329-479 (journal article, English)
  • V.-H. Reynoso, 2004 - A new giant turtle of the genus Gopherus (Chelonia: Testudinidae) from the Pleistocene of Tamaulipas, México, and a review of the phylogeny and biogeography of gopher tortoises - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (24), 822-837 (journal article, English)
  • J. H. Hutchison, 1996 - Testudines - The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America (), 337-353 (book/book chapter, English)
  • R. L. Carroll, 1988 - - Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution (), 1-698 (compendium, English)
  • D. M. Bramble, 1982 - Scaptochelys: generic revision and evolution of gopher tortoises - Copeia (1982), 852-867 (journal article, English)
  • O. Mooser, 1980 - Pleistocene fossil turtles from Aguascalientes, State of Aguascalientes - Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas (4), 63-66 (journal article, English)
  • O. Mooser, 1972 - A new species of Pleistocene fossil tortoise, genus Gopherus, from Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, México - Southwestern Naturalist (17), 61-65 (journal article, English)
  • W. S. Strain, 1966 - Blancan mammalian fauna and Pleistocene formations, Hudspeth County, Texas - Texas Memorial Museum Bulletin (10), 1-55 (journal article, English)
  • J. R. Des Lauriers, 1965 - A new Miocene tortoise from southern California - Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences (64), 1-10 (journal article, English)
  • B. H. Brattstrom, 1961 - Some new fossil tortoises from western North America with remarks on the zoogeography and paleoecology of tortoises - Journal of Paleontology (35), 543-560 (journal article, English)
  • C. S. Johnston, 1937 - Osteology of Bysmachelys canyonensis a new turtle from the Pliocene of Texas - Journal of Paleontology (45), 439-447 (journal article, English)
  • J. C. Merriam, 1919 - Tertiary mammalian faunas of the Mohave desert - University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology (11), 437-585 (journal article, English)
  • F. B. Loomis, 1909 - Turtles from the upper Harrison beds - American Journal of Science (63), 17-26 (journal article, English)
  • O. P. Hay, 1908 - The fossil turtles of North America - Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication (75), 1-568 (serial monograph, English)
  • O. P. Hay, 1906 - Descriptions of new species of turtles of the genus Testudo, collected from the Miocene by the Carnegie Museum; together with a description of the skull of Stylemys nebrascensis - Annals of Carnegie Museum (4), 15-20 (journal article, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1893 - A preliminary report on the vertebrate paleontology of the Llano Estacado - Fourth Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Texas (1892), 11-136 (book chapter, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1873 - Second notice of extinct Vertebrata from the Tertiary of the Plains - Paleontological Bulletin (15), 1-6 (journal article, English)
  • L. Agassiz, 1857 - Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America. First Monograph. Vol. I. Part I. Essay on Classi cation. Part II. North American Testudinata - (), 1-452 (book, English)

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) FADV2t4__0mghJKZifLPlw
GUID (Global unique identifier) DAD50014-3FDE-49FF-A084-929989F2CF97
Database ID 56829