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Explore the Taxonomic Tree

Mojave Desert Tortoise

Mojave desert tortoise
Common Name
Mojave Desert Tortoise
Desert Tortoise
Agassiz's Desert Tortoise
Mohave Desert Tortoise
FWS Focus

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The table below is a high-level overview of the subsequent branches of this taxon, organized by taxonomic level and further subdivided by items that FWS focuses on, either through a regulatory or other capacity. You can change your list view by selecting an option from the overview table:

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Branches of Gopherus agassizii

Taxonomic Level Taxa FWS Focus
Aberration 0
Form 0
Morph 0
Race 0
Stirp 0
Subspecies 0
Unspecified 0
Variety 0
All Subtaxa 0 0

Location in Taxonomic Tree

Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Infrakingdom Deuterostomia
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Suborder Cryptodira
Superfamily Testudinoidea
Family Testudinidae
Genus Gopherus
Species Gopherus agassizii FWS Focus

Viewing: descendants of Gopherus agassizii