Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Crocodylus acutus
(American crocodile)

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Crocodylus acutus (American crocodile)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Crocodylus acutus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • American crocodile
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Reptilia
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    Oxfordshire
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    UK
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Crocodylus acutus Cuvier, 1807

Preferred Common Name

  • American crocodile

International Common Names

  • English: central American alligator
  • Spanish: caiman de la costa; cocodrilo; cocodrilo americano; lagarto

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Reptilia
  •                     Order: Crocodylia
  •                         Family: Crocodylidae
  •                             Genus: Crocodylus
  •                                 Species: Crocodylus acutus