Gopherus agassizii

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Synonyms for Gopherus agassizii

burrowing tortoise of the arid western United States and northern Mexico

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Nesting Ecology of a Population of Gopherus agassizii at a Utility-Scale Wind Energy Facility in Southern California.
The desert tortoises - of the species Gopherus agassizii - were labeled endangered by the federal government under an emergency designation in 1989.
Cutaneous dyskeratosis in free-ranging desert tortoises, Gopherus agassizii, in the Colorado Desert of southern California.
Table 1: Collective North American species studied/managed at individual C2S2 institutions common name scientific name American burying beetle Nicrophorus americanus Attwater's prairie chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri black footed ferret Mustela nigripes black-capped vireo Vireo atricapilla California condor Gymnogyps californianus Desert bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis nelsoni desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii Florida panther Puma concolor coryi golden-cheeked warbler Dendroica chrysoparia Guam rail Gallirallus owstoni Hawaiian crow Corvus hawaiiensis Iiwi Vestiaria coccinea Amakihi Hemignathus virens Rota bridled white-eye Zosterops conspicillatus rotensis Mlcronesian kingfisher Todiramphus c.
Is Gopherus agassizii a desert-adapted tortoise, or an exaptive opportunist?
Part IV illustrates the integration of recovery planning and HCP formation through Washington County, Utah's efforts to create an HCP for Gopherus agassizii, the desert tortoise.
Reproduction in a population of the desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii, in the Sonoran Desert.