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Chelonoidis chilensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES TESTUDINIDAE

Scientific Name: Chelonoidis chilensis
Species Authority: (Gray, 1870)
Common Name(s):
English Chaco Tortoise, Southern Wood Tortoise, Argentine Tortoise
French Tortue De La Pampa
Spanish Tortuga Terrestre Argentina
Synonym(s):
Geochelone chilensis (Gray, 1870)
Geochelone donosobarrosi Freiberg, 1973
Geochelone petersi Freiberg, 1973
Testudo argentina Sclater, 1870
Testudo (Gopher) chilensis Gray, 1870

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Argentina; Paraguay
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Chelonoidis chilensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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