Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1592661
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityParking lot of Giant Eagle, Shaler Township, PA.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Allegheny
HUC8 Number05010009
HUC10 NamePine Creek
HUC10 Number0501000902
HUC12 NameLittle Pine Creek-Pine Creek
HUC12 Number050100090202
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33446
Author:KDKA Staff
Date:2019
Title:Alligator captured in Giant Eagle parking lot
Publisher:KDKA 2 CBS Pittsburgh
CommentsFound by employee in Giant Eagle Parking lot.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2'


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2020].

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