亞達伯拉象龜屬

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亞達伯拉象龜屬
Aldabra Giant Tortoise Geochelone gigantea edit1.jpg
保护状况
科學分類
界: 動物界 Animalia
門: 脊索動物門 Chordata
綱: 爬行綱 Sauropsida
目: 龜鱉目 Testudines
亞目: 曲頸龜亞目Cryptodira
科: 陸龜科 Testudinidae
屬: 亞達伯拉象龜屬 Aldabrachelys
Loveridge and Williams, 1957[1]
異名
  • Megalochelys Fitzinger, 1843
  • Dipsochelys, Bour, 1982

亞達伯拉象龜屬學名Aldabrachelys[1])是龜鱉目陸龜科的一個,主要生活在塞舌耳群島馬達加斯加附近。此屬物種因其原始標本實際上屬於黃腿象龜而備受爭,[2] 但是仍然通過請願而保存下來。[3]

[编辑]

Aldabrachelys gigantia arnoldi (Bour,1982)
Aldabrachelys gigantia daudinii (Duméril & Bibron,1835)
Aldabrachelys gigantia gigantia(Schweigger,1812)[4]
Aldabrachelys gigantia hololissa(Günther,1877)
  • Aldabrachelys grandidieri (Vaillant,1885)

參考資料[编辑]

  1. ^ 1.0 1.1 Loveridge, A., and E. E. Williams. 1957. Revision of the African tortoises and turtles of the suborder Cryptodira. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 115: 163-557.
  2. ^ Bour, R. 2006. Identity of Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 and rediscovery of the type specimen. Emys, 13(4): 12–23.
  3. ^ Frazer, J., 2009. Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 (currently Geochelone (Aldabrachelys) gigantea; Reptilia, Testudines): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name by maintenance of a designated neotype, and suppression of Testudo dussumieri Gray, 1831 (currently Dipsochelys dussumieri) BZN 66(1):Case:3463[失效連結]
  4. ^ 4.0 4.1 Schweigger, A. F. 1812. Monographiae Cheloniorum. Königsberg. Arch. Naturwiss. Math. 1: 271-368, 406-458.