Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276158
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StatePA
CountyLehigh
Locality1400 block of Schoenersville Road
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLehigh
HUC8 Number02040106
HUC10 NameLower Lehigh River
HUC10 Number0204010608
HUC12 NameMonocacy Creek
HUC12 Number020401060810
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19799
Author:Shortell, T.
Date:2011
Title:Bethlehem police snare second alligator near Monocacy Creek in three months.
Publisher:The Express-Times.
Volume:5
Issue:31
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3 ft.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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