Chelonoidis nigra ssp. becki 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Testudinidae

Scientific Name: Chelonoidis nigra ssp. becki
Species Authority: (Rothschild, 1901)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Volcan Wolf Giant Tortoise
Chelonoidis becki (Rothschild, 1901)
Geochelone becki (Rothschild, 1901)
Geochelone elephantopus subspecies becki (Rothschild, 1901)
Geochelone nigra subspecies becki (Rothschild, 1901)
Testudo becki Rothschild, 1901
Taxonomic Source(s): TTWG [Turtle Taxonomy Working Group: van Dijk, P.P., Iverson, J.B., Rhodin, A.G.J., Shaffer, H.B., and Bour, R.]. 2014. Turtles of the world, 7th edition: annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution with maps, and conservation status. Chelonian Research Monographs 5(7): 000.329-479, doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D1+2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 1996. Chelonoidis nigra ssp. becki. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T9018A12951383. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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