Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271853
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityReston [non-specific location]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number02070008
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19449
Author:Orndorff, A.
Date:2007
Title:Reston woman wrangles an errant alligator into captivity.
Publisher:Washington Post.
Issue:June 29, 2007
CommentsSpecimen collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size30 in


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