Specimen Information

Paleosuchus palpebrosus
Paleosuchus palpebrosus
(Dwarf Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID279476
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusPaleosuchus
Speciespalpebrosus
Common NameDwarf Caiman
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityEverglades National Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameEverglades National Park
HUC10 Number0309020213
HUC12 NameEverglades National Park
HUC12 Number030902021300
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23803
Author:Krysko, K.L., J.P. Burgess, M.R. Rochford, C.R. Gillette, D. Cueva, K.M. Enge, L.A. Somma, J.L. Stabile, D.C. Smith, J.A. Wasilewski, G.N. Kieckhefer, III, M.C. Granatosky, and S.V. Nielsen
Date:2011
Title:Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: Outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages.
Journal:Zootaxa
Volume:3028
Pages:1-64
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2021
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
CommentsPathway generalized as 'pet trade' in paper. Also appears as https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/149298747
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberEVER 40566, UF 153469; MorphoBank M88575
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size619mm SVL, 1067mm TL
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2024].

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