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DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisReptilia • SubclassisAnapsida • OrdoTestudines • SubordoCryptodira • FamiliaTestudinidae • GenusChelonoidis • Species: Chelonoidis nigra (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824)
Chelonoidis nigra nigra (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Geochelone elephantopus galapagoensis (Baur, 1889)
Geochelone elephantopus nigra (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Geochelone nigra galapagoensis (Baur, 1889)
Geochelone nigra nigra (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Testudo californiana Quoy & Gaimard, 1824a
Testudo galapagoensis Baur, 1889
Testudo nigra Quoy & Gaimard, 1824b

In Reptile base and IUCN the former subspecies of Galápagos tortoise or Galápagos giant tortoise "Chelonoidis nigra" are now treated as species and the former Chelonoidis nigra nigra is now named "Chelonoidis nigra". This is the island race from Floreana which is extinct since 1850. Therefore a new photo of a life animal is from a different species.

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