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Chelonoidis nigra ssp. vicina

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES TESTUDINIDAE

Scientific Name: Chelonoidis nigra ssp. vicina
Species Authority: (Günther, 1875)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Southern Isabela Giant Tortoise, Albemarle Island Giant Tortoise, Sierra Negra Giant Tortoise, Iguana Cove Giant Tortoise, Volcan Alcedo Giant Tortoise, Volcan Darwin Giant Tortoise
Synonym(s):
Chelonoidis nigra subspecies guentheri (Baur in Pritchard, 1971b)
Chelonoidis nigra subspecies wallacei (Rothschild, 1902)
Chelonoidis vicina (Günther, 1875)
Chelonoidis nigra subspecies microphyes (Günther, 1875)
Chelonoidis nigra subspecies vandenburghi (DeSola, 1930)
Geochelone elephantopus subspecies guentheri Baur in Pritchard, 1971b
Geochelone elephantopus subspecies vicina (Günther, 1875)
Geochelone nigra subspecies vicina (Günther, 1875)
Geochelone elephantopus subspecies guntheri Baur in Pritchard, 1971a
Geochelone elephantopus subspecies microphyes (Günther, 1875)
Geochelone elephantopus subspecies vandenburghi (DeSola, 1930)
Geochelone elephantopus subspecies wallacei (Rothschild 1902)
Geochelone nigra subspecies guentheri (Baur in Pritchard, 1971b)
Geochelone nigra subspecies microphyes (Günther, 1875)
Geochelone nigra subspecies vandenburghi (DeSola, 1930)
Geochelone nigra subspecies wallacei (Rothschild, 1902)
Testudo güntheri Baur, 1889
Testudo microphyes Günther, 1875
Testudo vicina Günther, 1875
Testudo macrophyes Garman, 1917
Testudo vandenburghi DeSola, 1930
Testudo wallacei Rothschild, 1902

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a 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:
Ecuador (Galápagos)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

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