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Chelonoidis donfaustoi  Poulakakis, Edwards and Caccone in Poulakakis et al., 2015
Taxonomic Serial No.: 997299

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Eastern Santa Cruz Tortoise [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderCryptodira Cope, 1868  
                               SuperfamilyTestudinoidea Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  FamilyTestudinidae Batsch, 1788 – Tortoises  
                                     GenusChelonoidis Fitzinger, 1835  
                                        SpeciesChelonoidis donfaustoi Poulakakis, Edwards and Caccone in Poulakakis et al., 2015 – Eastern Santa Cruz Tortoise  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poulakakis, Nikos, Danielle L. Edwards, Ylenia Chiari, Ryan C. Garrick, Michael A. Russello, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title: Description of a New Galapagos Giant Tortoise Species (Chelonoidis; Testudines: Testudinidae) from Cerro Fatal on Santa Cruz Island   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: PLoS ONE, vol. 10, no. 10   
  Page(s): 1-18   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1932-6203   
  Notes: DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.013877   
  Reference for: original description, Eastern Santa Cruz Tortoise [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  






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