Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID262363
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateOR
CountyJosephine
LocalityApplegate River, near Murphy southeast of Grants Pass
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameApplegate
HUC8 Number17100309
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18798
Author:Oregon State Police.
Date:2009
Title:Gators in Oregon? Kids Lead Cops to Big Lizard.
Publisher:katucom.
Issue:August 13, 2009
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18799
Author:Duewel, J.
Date:2009
Title:Applegate Alligator Killed by OSP.
Publisher:Grants Pass Daily Courier.
Issue:August 13, 2009
CommentsSpecimen was shot and killed by trooper. See voucher photo.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size3 fl 6 inches TL
Photo



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