Chelonoidis nigra ssp. guentheri 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Testudinidae

Scientific Name: Chelonoidis nigra ssp. guentheri
Species Authority: (Baur, 1889)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Sierra Negra Giant Tortoise
Geochelone nigra subspecies guntheri (Baur, 1889) [orth. error]
Testudo guentheri Baur, 1889

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a 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. guentheri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T9022A12951582. . Downloaded on 28 June 2016.
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