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
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

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.

Source information

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

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.