Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID267185
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateKS
CountyCoffey
LocalityCoffey County Lake, near warm water discharge of Wolf Creek Nuclear plant
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Neosho
HUC8 Number11070204
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Collection Day27
Collection Month1
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18984
Author:Pearce, M.
Date:2010
Title:Alligator found in Kansas lake.
Journal:The Wichita Eagle
Publisher:Kansascom.
Issue:January 28, 2010
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19472
Author:Cunnyngham, C.
Date:2010
Title:Alligator found in Kansas - again.
Publisher:examinercom.
Issue:January 29, 2010
CommentsAlligator found floating dead. See voucher photos.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierJason Goeckler, Kansas Dept. of Wildlife and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
SizeTL = 64 inches
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