Chelonoidis nigra ssp. duncanensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Chelonoidis nigra ssp. duncanensis
Species Authority: (Garman in Pritchard, 1996)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Pinzon Giant Tortoise, Duncan Island Giant Tortoise
Chelonoidis duncanensis (Günther, 1875)
Geochelone elephantopus subspecies ephippium (Günther, 1875)
Geochelone nigra subspecies duncanensis Garman in Pritchard, 1996
Geochelone nigra subspecies ephippium (Günther, 1875)
Testudo elephantopus subspecies ephippium (Günther, 1875)
Testudo ephippium Günther, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Appeared in the IUCN Red Lists before 2007 under the name Geochelone nigra ephippium.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct in the Wild ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Regionally extinct:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Chelonoidis nigra ssp. duncanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 31 August 2015.
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