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species

Black Caiman
Melanosuchus niger (Spix, 1825)

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

Scientific synonyms

Caiman niger

Other names

= Caimán
= Caimán Negro
= Cocodrilo
= Jacaré Açu
= Jacaré Assu
= Jacaré Guaçu
= Jacaré Jhu
= Jacaré Negro
= Jacaré Uassu
= Jacaré Una

Near Threatened
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Links and literature

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 Melanosuchus niger (Spix, 1825)]

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