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Chinese Alligator
Alligator sinensis Fauvel, 1879

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Crocodilia »  family Alligatoridae »  genus Alligator

Scientific synonyms

Caigator sinensis (Fauvel, 1879)

Other names

= China Alligator
= T'o
= Tou Lung
= Yangtze Alligator
= Yow Lung

Critically Endangered

Images

Alligator sinensis - Chinese Alligator

Author: Stolz, Gary M.

Alligator sinensis - Chinese Alligator

Author: Petr Adamec

juvenile animal

Alligator sinensis - Chinese Alligator

Author: Klaus Rudloff

skull

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Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [867]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Alligator sinensis Fauvel, 1879]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Moravec J. (2008): České názvy živočichů VII. Plazi (Reptilia) 1. Želvy (Testudines), krokodýli (Crocodylia), haterie (Rhynchocephalia)., Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 39 pp. [as Alligator sinensis Fauvel, 1879]

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