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Gopherus polyphemus Daudin 1802 (Florida gopher tortoise)

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105227

Alternative combinations: Gopherus (Gopherus) polyphemus, Testudo polyphemus

Belongs to Gopherus according to D. M. Bramble 1982

Sister taxa: Gopherus (Gopherus), Gopherus (Oligopherus), Gopherus agassizii, Gopherus auffenbergi, Gopherus berlandieri, Gopherus brevisternus, Gopherus depressus, Gopherus donlaloi, Gopherus edae, Gopherus flavomarginatus, Gopherus hexagonatus, Gopherus laticuneus, Gopherus mohavensis, Gopherus morafkai, Testudo milleri

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore