The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Chelonoidis sp. nov. 'Abaco'

Abaco giant tortoise

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: AD 1030–1170 (Steadman et al., 2019)

 

Distribution

Abaco, Bahamas

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Steadman, David W. et al. (2019). The paleoecology and extinction of endemic tortoises in the Bahamian Archipelago. The Holocene. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683619887412 [Abstract]

 

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