Alligator mississippiensis Daudin 1801 (American alligator)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

Alternative combination: Crocodilus mississippiensis

Belongs to Alligator according to D. Snyder 2007

See also Brochu 1999, Cope 1875, Holman 1959, Lang and Guilette 2002, Leidy 1860 and Mook 1921

Sister taxa: Alligator darwini, Alligator gaudryi, Alligator hantoniensis, Alligator heterodon, Alligator luicus, Alligator mcgrewi, Alligator mefferdi, Alligator olseni, Alligator prenasalis, Alligator sinensis, Alligator thomsoni

Ecology: carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (18: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (3: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Florida)

• Paleocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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