Cantaurus , Vol. 7, 41-43, May 1999 © McPherson College Division of Science and Technology The Effects of Human Presence on the Texas Tortoise (Gopherus berlandieri) in Southern Texas and Northern Mexico Brooks R. Thode ABSTRACT This paper describes the various impacts that threaten the ...
SONORAN HERPETOLOGIST 20 (5) 2007 50 The Bolson Tortoise ( Gopherus flavomarginatus ): King of the ( Re- ) Wild Frontier Erin Zylstra Graduate Student, School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA. email@example.com.
Description: A medium-sized turtle (to 10 in. = 254 mm) fully adapted for life on land. Upper shell brown and relatively flat above; lower shell yellowish, without hinge, and projecting forward, especially in male; skin brown to dark gray.
THE DESERT TORTOISE (GOPHERUS AGASSIZI) IN THE PLEISTOCENE OF THE NORTHERN CHIHUAHUAN DESERT 1 A BSTRACT : New localities (Dry Cave and Robledo Cave) for late Pleistocene Gopherus agassizi in southeastern and south-central New Mexico, USA, are 350550 km east of the nearest modern pop-ulations.
ENDANGERED SPECIES RESEARCH Endang Species Res Vol. 13: 191–201, 2011 doi: 10.3354/esr00313 Published online March 9 INTRODUCTION The desert tortoise Gopherus agassiziiinhabits the
Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii): Status-of-Knowledge Outline With References Desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii): statusof- knowledge outline with references
The Texas tortoise ( Gopherus berlandieri ) occurs in southern Texas and northeastern Mexico, and the gopher tortoise ( Gopherus polyphemus ) occurs in southwestern South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and extreme southeastern Texas.
populations, which may have some yellow-brown markings. Males are larger than females, possess a more concave plastron, a slightly enlarged gular projection as well as a longer, thinner tail with a terminal enlarged scale or "claw".
Modeling Habitat of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in the Mojave and Parts of the Sonoran Deserts of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona Open-File Report 2009-1102 U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey
SONORAN HERPETOLOGIST 16 (6) 2003 38 II. Gopherus berlandieri (Agassiz, 1857) - Texas Tortoise Edward O. Moll Adjunct Professor School of Renewable Natural Resources University of Arizona Figure 1 Yoda lookalike, Gopherus berlandieri from southern Texas.