Specimen Information

Paleosuchus palpebrosus
Paleosuchus palpebrosus
(Dwarf Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID1697360
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusPaleosuchus
Speciespalpebrosus
Common NameDwarf Caiman
StateCO
CountyDenver
LocalitySloan's Lake, Denver, CO
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper South Platte
HUC8 Number10190002
HUC10 NameLittle Dry Creek-South Platte River
HUC10 Number1019000209
HUC12 NameSloan Lake-South Platte River
HUC12 Number101900020904
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month6
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:38221
Author:Oscar the Service Lizard
Date:2022
Title:Meet Miss Bo Mangles
Reference 2
Ref. Number:38222
Author:Nistel, K.
Date:2022
Title:A Caiman was caught swimming in Colorado's Sloan Lake
Publisher:KOOL 107.9
CommentsRescued by an educational reptile rescue and named Miss Bo Mangles.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalOscar and Friends: A hands-on reptile experience
VerifierOscar and Friends: A hands-on reptile experience
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2022].

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