Specimen Information

Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID260438
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateIA
CountyPolk
LocalitySaylorville Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100004
Map
+
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14751
Author:Christiansen, J.L.
Date:2001
Title:Non-native Amphibians and Reptiles in Iowa.
Journal:Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science
Volume:108
Issue:4
Pages:210-211
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2019].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.