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Last visited taxon Aldabrachelys gigantea - Giant Tortoise

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Giant Tortoise
Aldabrachelys gigantea (Schweigger, 1812)

 Scientific names
Aldabrachelys gigantea (Schweigger, 1812)
- valid name [1] [2]
Dipsochelys gigantea (Schweigger, 1812)
Geochelone gigantea (Schweigger, 1812)
- valid name [4]
Geochelone gouffei (Rothschild, 1906)
Geochelone sumeirei (Sauzier, 1892)
Megalochelys gigantea (Schweigger, 1812)
Testudo gigantea
Dipsochelys dussumieri (Gray, 1831) (suppressed name) supp
CZ Czech
želva obrovská
- primary name for Aldabrachelys gigantea (Schweigger, 1812) [2]
EN English
Giant Tortoise
Aldabra Giant Tortoise
Aldabra Tortoise
FR French
tortue éléphantine d'Aldabra
DE German
Seychellen-Riesenschildkröte
Gouffe's Riesenschildkröte
Sumeire's Riesenschildkröte
HU Hungarian
Aldabrai óriásteknős
PL Polish
żółw olbrzymi
SK Slovak
korytnačka obrovská

Links and literature

[1] EN Reptile Database - Search [genus=Aldabrachelys&species=gigantea]

Reptile Database - Search [http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/] [as Aldabrachelys gigantea (SCHWEIGGER, 1812)]
Data retrieved on: 20 August 2018
[2] CZ Moravec J. (2008): České názvy živočichů VII. Plazi (Reptilia) 1. Želvy (Testudines), krokodýli (Crocodylia), haterie (Rhynchocephalia)., Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 39 pp. [as Aldabrachelys gigantea (Schweigger, 1812)]
[4] EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [9010]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Geochelone gigantea (Schweigger, 1812)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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Explanations

supp suppressed name - name suppressed by commission for international code of nomenclature for example in case it is a long forgotten senior synonym of some widely used name and therefore should have priority over junior synonym.