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Alligator mississippiensis Daudin 1801 (American alligator)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110824

Alternative combination: Crocodilus mississippiensis

Belongs to Alligator according to D. Snyder 2007

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

Average measurements (in mm): skull 400.1 x 195.6

Estimated body mass: 94.4 kg based on skull length