Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115862
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityLake Fairfax
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number02070008
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month10
Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12141
Author:Ernst, C.H., S.C. Belfit, S.W. Sekscienski, and A.F. Laemmerzahl
Date:1997
Title:The Amphibians and Reptiles of Ft. Belvoir and Northern Virginia.
Journal:Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Sociey
Volume:33
Issue:1
Pages:1-62
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalGeorge Mason University
Museum Cat NumberGMU 709
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size112 cm


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