Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271803
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateKS
CountyShawnee
LocalityLake Shawnee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Kansas
HUC8 Number10270102
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Kansas River
HUC10 Number1027010209
HUC12 NameLake Shawnee-Shunganunga Creek
HUC12 Number102701020902
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month4
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19347
Author:Hrenchir, T.
Date:2007
Title:Official: Lake Shawnee alligator was likely someone's pet.
Publisher:cjonlinecom.
Issue:April 6, 2007
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19360
Date:2007
Title:Kansas man charged in release of alligator.
Publisher:policeonecom.
Issue:April 23, 2007
Reference 3
Ref. Number:19471
Author:Mortimer, S.
Date:2007
Title:Topeka alligator found.
Publisher:kujh-tv News.
Issue:April 3, 2007
CommentsSpecimen captured.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3 ft


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2020].

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