Specimen Information

Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID115745
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StatePA
CountyWashington
LocalityPeters Creek, just south of Pittsburgh
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Monongahela
HUC8 Number05020005
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month7
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12090
Author:Anonymous
Date:1997
Title:Area News: Alligator-like creature found.
Publisher:Warren Times Observer, Friday, 27 June 1997
Pages:A-3
Commentsspoke with Ray Bamrick for confirmation of species
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalto Pittsburgh Herpetological Society
VerifierRay Bamrick
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3 feet


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