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American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus)
Subject: American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus)
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Costa Rica - Sarapiqui 10 - American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus).jpg
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American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus)

Français : Crocodile américain sur la rive du Rio Sarapiqui au nord de Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.
Date 2 February 2016, 13:39:01
Author Wayne77

The American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) is a species of crocodilian found in the Neotropics. It is the most widespread of the four extant species of crocodiles from the Americas. Populations occur from the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of southern Mexico to South America as far as Peru and Venezuela. It also lives on many of the Caribbean islands such as Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola and Grand Cayman.
Order: Crocodilia
Family: Crocodylidae
Genus: Crocodylus
Species: Crocodylus acutus Cuvier, 1807
Crocodylus americanus Laurenti, 1768
Lacerta alligator Blumenbach, 1779
Crocodylus caudiverbera Bonnaterre, 1789
Crocodylus floridanus Hornaday, 1875

Scientific Name: Crocodylus acutus (Cuvier, 1807)
Common Names: American Crocodile
Spanish – Cocodrilo de Río, Caiman, Caiman de costa, Caiman aguja, Lagarto Amarillo, Lagarto Real
French – Crocodile Americain
Crocodilus acutus Cuvier, 1807
Crocodilus pacificus Duméril & Bocourt 1870
Crocodilus americanus var. acutus Günther 1885

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