Definition of Genus gopherus

1. Noun. Gopher tortoises.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gopherus

genus Glossodia
genus Glossopsitta
genus Gloxinia
genus Glyceria
genus Glycine
genus Glycyrrhiza
genus Gnaphalium
genus Gnetum
genus Gobiesox
genus Gobio
genus Gomphotherium
genus Gomphrena
genus Goniopteris
genus Gonorhynchus
genus Goodyera
genus Gopherus
genus Gorgonocephalus
genus Gorilla
genus Gossypium
genus Gracula
genus Grammatophyllum
genus Grampus
genus Graptophyllum
genus Grevillea
genus Grewia
genus Grias
genus Grindelia
genus Griselinia
genus Grison
genus Groenlandia

Literary usage of Genus gopherus

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1. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"Therefore the genus Gopherus which includes these three species has a range ... Furthermore, the family Testudinidae, which includes the genus Gopherus and ..."

2. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"At the same time that Geochelone became extinct in North America, the ranges of four species of grassland tortoises of the genus Gopherus contracted into ..."

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