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Chelonoidis nigra  (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 949447

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Geochelone nigra (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824)
    Testudo californiana Quoy and Gaimard, 1824
    Testudo galapagoensis Baur, 1889
  Common Name(s): Floreana Giant Tortoise [English]
    Charles Island Giant Tortoise [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                                     GenusChelonoidis Fitzinger, 1835  
                                        SpeciesChelonoidis nigra (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824) – Floreana Giant Tortoise, Charles Island Giant Tortoise  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Chelonoidis nigra, Charles Island Giant Tortoise [English], Floreana Giant Tortoise [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: IUCN: Extinct (1996), as Chelonoidis nigra nigra. TFTSG Draft 2012: Extinct. CITES: Appendix I  



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