Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155999
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateOK
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameArkansas-White-Red Region
HUC8 Number11000000
Map
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Collection Year1970
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13259
Author:Webb, R.G.
Date:1970
Title:Reptiles of Oklahoma.
Publisher:University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.
Pages:370 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13260
Author:Sievert, G., and L. Sievert.
Date:1988
Title:A Field Guide to Reptiles of Oklahoma.
Publisher:Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Oklahoma.
Pages:96 pp
Commentserror 1970 publication year (Webb, 1970) Nonindigenous juvenile alligators frequently show up as released pets throughout Oklahoma. These sightings obfuscate the status and distribution of rare indigenous American alligators in the extreme southeastern corner of the state (Webb, 1970; [Sievert] and Sievert, [1988]).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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