Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1467952
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityProspect Park, PA
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31627
Author:Gaydos, R.
Date:2018
Title:Pennsylvania woman stunned to find alligator in her backyard
Publisher:Fox News.com
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3'


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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