Target species Taxon Spotted knapweed Centaurea stoebe (small) ([dagger]) plant Spotted knapweed (medium) ([dagger]) Spotted knapweed (large) ([dagger]) Kit fox Vulpes macrotis mutica and coyote Canis mammal latrans Desert tortoise Gopherus
agassizii reptile Spotted-tailed quoll Dasyurus maculatus mammal Felids Puma concolor, Lynx rufus and Felis catus mammal Foxes Vulpes vulpes, V.
Nest-guarding by female Agassiz's desert tortoise (Gopherus
agassizii) at a wind-energy facility near Palm Springs, California.
Sex-steroids associated with the reproductive cycle in male and female bolson tortoise Gopherus
So, the Gopherus
agassizii now has, virtually, a monopoly on a considerable real estate empire; with Bundy gone the monopoly will be complete--for the fegov agencies and enviro NGOs that claim to be conservators for the charming reptile.
Mating opportunities of female Gopher Tortoises, Gopherus
polyphemus, in relation to spatial isolation of females and their burrows.
Landscapes: An Application to the Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus
The size and shape of four Gopherus
species, a tortoise native to North America, have been proved to be unrelated to genetic differences and climate (Germano, 1993).
The iridoviruses are carried in the bodies of vertebrates such as gopher tortoises (Gopherus
polyphemus) (5), Chinese forest frogs (Rana dybowskii) (6), and fish (7,8).
The project will plant longleaf pine to create habitat for the threatened gopher tortoise (Gopherus
polyphemus) and to restore this fire-resistant tree species to the region where it once thrived.
On the one hand, some such as sand skinks (Plestiodon reynoldsi), gopher tortoises (Gopherus
polyphemus), and flightless pygmy mole crickets (Neotridactylus archboldi), persist in place by exploiting a subterranean life style in the sandy soils (Robbins & Myers 1992; Deyrup 2005).