Texas tortoise

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Noun1.Texas tortoise - close relative to the desert tortoise; may be reclassified as a member of genus Xerobates
tortoise - usually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs; worldwide in arid area except Australia and Antarctica
genus Gopherus, Gopherus - gopher tortoises
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Variation in Tortoise Life History: demography of Gopherus berlandieri.
This study increases to 57 the herpetofaunistic species for this municipality, with eight new records: Crocodylus moreletti, Tantilla atriceps, Chelonia mydas, Lepidochelys kempii, Kinosternon scorpioides, Trachemys venusta, Terrapene carolina and Gopherus berlandieri.
In Gopherus berlandieri Agassiz (the Texas tortoise), a fungus has been identified as an etiological agent of shell degradation (Rose et al.
We present a life table and demographic parameters of an inland population of Gopherus berlandieri to contribute to the study of evolution of turtle life histories.
Aspects of the thermal biology of the Texas Tortoise, Gopherus berlandieri (Reptilia, Testudines, Testudinidae).