Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155989
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateWV
CountyLincoln
LocalityLincoln County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Guyandotte
HUC8 Number05070102
Map
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Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13256
Author:Green, N.B., and T.K. Pauley
Date:1987
Title:Amphibians and reptiles in West Virginia.
Publisher:University of Pittsburgh Press
Pages:241 pp
CommentsPrior to 1987, M. Seidel received reports of American alligators in Lincoln and Wayne counties, WV
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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