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Gopherus evgoodei  Edwards, Karl, Vaughn, Rosen, Meléndez Torres and Murphy, 2016
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1016071

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Goode's Thornscrub Tortoise [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderCryptodira Cope, 1868  
                               SuperfamilyTestudinoidea Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  FamilyTestudinidae Batsch, 1788 – Tortoises  
                                     GenusGopherus Rafinesque, 1832 – North American Tortoises, Gopher Tortoises  
                                        SpeciesGopherus evgoodei Edwards, Karl, Vaughn, Rosen, Meléndez Torres and Murphy, 2016 – Goode's Thornscrub Tortoise  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Edwards, Taylor, Alice E. Karl, Mercy Vaughn, Philip C. Rosen, Cristina M. Torres, and R. W. Murphy  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: The desert tortoise trichotomy: Mexico hosts a third, new sister-species of tortoise in the Gopherus morafkai-G. agassizii group   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, no. 562   
  Page(s): 131-158   
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  Notes: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.562.6124 ; available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  






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