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Crocodilians (Crocodylia)

   Genera


Alligator
Alligators


Caiman
Typical Caimans


Melanosuchus
Black Caiman


Paleosuchus
Dwarf Caimans




Biodiversity of the family Alligatoridae Bibliography of the family Alligatoridae

Alligatoridae

Alligators and Caimans
Alligatoren und Kaimane     Alligatorer og Kaimaner




Contents: (as of 31st December, 2021)  Endemicity:
4 genera of which none are endemic  0% 100%
8 species of which 2 (25.0%) are endemic  0% 100%

Distribution:  SE. USA. S. Mexico, Central America, South America, West Indies, E. China.

Reported from:
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela.