Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271799
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateIL
CountyLake
LocalityEast Loon Lake [just S of Antioch, IL]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Fox
HUC8 Number07120006
HUC10 NameSquaw Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000610
HUC12 NameSequoit Creek
HUC12 Number071200061004
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19342
Author:The Associated Press.
Date:2008
Title:Alligator caught in northwest Illinois lake probably a pet.
Publisher:cwapcorg.
Issue:August 4, 2005
CommentsSpecimen captured.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size38 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/21/2021].

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