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African Slender-snouted Crocodile
Mecistops cataphractus (Cuvier, 1825)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Crocodilia »  family Crocodylidae »  genus Mecistops

Scientific synonyms

Crocodylus cataphractus Cuvier, 1825
Crocodilus cataphractus (Cuvier, 1825) (misspelling) m

Other names

= African Gavial
= African Gharial
= African Sharp-nosed Crocodile
= Long-nosed Crocodile
= Long-snouted Crocodile
= Long-snouted West-African Crocodile
= Loricate Crocodile
= Panzer Crocodile
= Slender-snouted Crocodile
= Subwater Crocodile

Critically Endangered

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Mecistops cataphractus cataphractus (Cuvier, 1825) - West African Slender-snouted Crocodile
subspecies Mecistops cataphractus congicus (Fuchs, Mertens & Wermuth, 1974) - Central African Slender-snouted Crocodile

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Explanations

m misspelling

species extinct in area described by check-list