Cylindraspis peltastes

The Cylindraspis peltastes is classified as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.

Cylindraspis peltastes or Domed Rodrigues Giant Tortoise was a species of tortoise in the Testudinidae family. It was endemic to Rodrigues. It appears to have become extinct around 1800. Source - * World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. More

Cylindraspis peltastes was endemic to the island of Rodrigues, Mauritius. More

Cylindraspis peltastes is a chordate, or more specifically a reptile, in the Testudinidae family. More

Cylindraspis peltastes, Cylindraspis triserrata, Cylindraspis vosmaeri, Dipsochelys hololissa, Dipsochelys arnoldi, Geochelone gigantea/Dipspchelys dussumieri Giant TortoiseHeight: 4 feet long (1.3 m) Average Adult Weight: Up to 660 pounds (300 kg) Life Span: up to 100 years. More

Cylindraspis peltastes (front), Cylindraspis vosmaeri (behind) View details Add to light box Buy image Image 35865 35865 Extinct birds and reptiles of Reunion Island. More

35848 Cylindraspis peltastes (front), Cylindraspis vosmaeri (behind) Image 35848 Download instructions Click the image with the right mouse button (Windows) or ctrl-click the image (Mac) and choose 'Save Picture As... More

Order : Testudines
Family : Testudinidae
Genus : Cylindraspis
Species : Cylindraspis peltastes
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Cylindraspis peltastes