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  • Herpetology R-11064 MCZ Herpetology
  • Chelonoidis nigra
  • whole shell (dry)
  • [no specific locality data]
  • South America: Ecuador: Galápagos: Galápagos Archipelago
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Identifications
Chelonoidis nigra (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Anapsida Testudinata Cryptodira Testudinoidea Testudinidae Chelonoidis nigra
Charles Island giant tortoise; Floreana giant tortoise
Identified by José Rosado on 2016-05-12
Nature of ID: sp. based on geog.
Testudo nigra
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Anapsida Testudinata Cryptodira Testudinoidea Testudinidae Testudo nigra
Identified by Catalog
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Catalog/1997
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Ecuador
State/Province: Galápagos
Island Group: Galápagos Archipelago
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: Galapagos
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Collectors
Ship Abigail
Identifiers
NCBI GenBank ID: JN637220
NCBI GenBank ID: JN637287
muse location number: ZR11063
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole shell (dry) good in collection 1
Attributes
sex: female
Catalog
Remarks: CURRENT ID = Geochelone elephantopus galapagoensis; entry in Barbour and Loveridge, 1929: Typical Reptiles and Amphibians. Bull. of the MCZ, Vol. 69, No. 10, reads 'A giant shell figured by Garman on plate 35 of Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., 30, 1917 and referred to on page 289.' [Holotype designation appears to be erroneous, this specimen is not noted in any reference as such, JRosado 15JAN2015]; housed in OCC 6
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