Crocodylus acutus (Cuvier, 1807)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataReptiliaCrocodyliaCrocodylidaeCrocodylus

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Overview

Full Name

Crocodylus acutus (Cuvier, 1807)

Common names

  • American Crocodile eng
  • Central American alligator eng
  • American crocodile
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Basionym

Crocodilus acutus Cuvier, 1807

Living period

2.588 to 0.012 Ma

Habitat

Marine, Terrestrial

Threat status

Critically endangered; Vulnerable

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Reptilia
order
Crocodylia
family
Crocodylidae
genus
Crocodylus
species
Crocodylus acutus
 
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Description

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Bibliography

Adler, K. (1997) Illustrations of reptiles.: Fauna 1 (1): 64-71

Akkaraju, S.R.; Ahlquist, J.E.; McMahan, W.; Parkinson, C.L. & Perlin, M.H. (1996) Confirmation of Cuba crocodile hybrids using DNA thermal profiling.: Biotecnologia Aplicada 13 (1)

Balaguera-Reina, Sergio A., Miryam Venegas-Anaya, Oris Imperio Sanjur, Harilaos A. Lessios, and Llewellyn D. Densmore (2015) Reproductive Ecology and Hatchling Growth Rates of the American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) on Coiba Island, Panama.: South American Journal of Herpetology Apr 2015, Vol. 10, No. 1: 10-22.

Balaguera-Reina, Sergio A., Miryam Venegas-Anaya, and Llewellyn D. Densmore III (2015) The Biology and Conservation Status of the American Crocodile in Colombia.: Journal of Herpetology Jun 2015, Vol. 49, No. 2: 200-206.

Barbour, T. (1910) Notes on the herpetology of Jamaica.: Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 52: 273—301

Brandt, Laura A.;Mazzotti, Frank J.;Wilcox, J. Ross; Barker, Paul Douglas; Hasty, Gerald Luke;Wasilewski, Joe (1995) Status of the American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) at a power plant site in Florida, USA.: Herpetological Natural History 3 (1): 29-36

Budd, Kiristin M.; James R. Spotila, and Laurie A. Mauger (2015) Preliminary Mating Analysis of American Crocodiles, Crocodylus acutus, in Las Baulas, Santa Rosa, and Palo Verde National Parks, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.: South American Journal of Herpetology Apr 2015, Vol. 10, No. 1: 4-9.

Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. (2004) Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca.: Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.

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Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (110943912) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.