Specimen Information

Alligator mississippiensis
Alligator mississippiensis
(American alligator)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115841
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateVA
CountyStafford
LocalityAquia Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month5
Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12143
Author:Mitchell, J.C.
Date:1994
Title:The Reptiles of Virginia.
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
Pages:352pp
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUSMuseum ofNatural History
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 291916
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size144.5 cm


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