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Chelonoidis dominicensis Albury et al., 2018

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Dominican Republic, Hispaniola, West Indies

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the type specimen

 

Media

 

 

References

Albury, Nancy A., Franz, Richard, Rimoli, Renato, Lehman, Phillip and Rosenberger, Alfred L. (2018). Fossil Land Tortoises (Testudines: Testudinidae) from the Dominican Republic, West Indies, with a Description of a New Species. American Museum Novitates Number 3904: 1-28. [Abstract]

Kehlmaier, Christian et al. (2021). Ancient mitogenomics elucidates diversity of extinct West Indian tortoises. Scientific Reports 11: 3224.

 

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