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
  • Amerikan timsahi tur
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Crocodilus acutus Cuvier, 1807

Habitat

Marine

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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Bibliography

Frank, Norman & Ramus, Erica (1995) A Complete Guide to Scientific and Common Names of Reptiles and Amphibians of the World.: Pottsville: N G Publishing Inc., 377 pp.

RIVAS, GILSON A.; CE´SAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CE´SAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORO´S & (2012) Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist: Zootaxa 3211: 1–64

Zug, G. R. 2009. Reptiles (Vertebrata: Reptilia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1317–1320 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.