Crocodylus moreletii

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Crocodylus moreletii

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Eusuchia

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Divisio: Archosauria
Subdivisio: Crurotarsi
Superordo: Crocodylomorpha
Ordo: Crocodilia
Subordo: Eusuchia

Familia: Crocodylidae
Subfamilia: Crocodylinae
Genus: Crocodylus
Species: Crocodylus moreletii

Name[edit]

Crocodylus moreletii Duméril & Bibron, 1851

Type locality: "Lac Flores (Yucatan)," Guatemala; restricted by Smith and Taylor (1950: 211), and Smith and Taylor (1950: 318) to "Guatemala, El Peten, Laguna de Peten

Holotype: Syntypes MNHN 7520

Synonyms[edit]

  • Crocodilus Moreletii Duméril & Bibron, 1851
  • Alligator lacordairei Preudhomme de Borre, 1869 (fide Günther, 1885)
  • Crocodylus americanus var. moreletii — Günther 1885
  • Crocodylus moreletiiKing & Burke, 1989
  • Crocodylus moreletiiNavarro Serment, 2004

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Beulenkrokodil
English: Belize Crocodile, Morelet's Crocodile, Central American Crocodile
español: Cocodrilo De Morelet
français: Crocodile De Morelet
polski: Krokodyl meksykański
português: Crocodilo-de-Morelet, Crocodilo-mexicano
suomi: Kyhmykrokotiili