Morelet's crocodile

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Morelet's crocodile
Temporal range: Upper Pleistocene – recent
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Crocodilia
Family: Crocodylidae
Genus: Crocodylus
C. moreletii
Binomial name
Crocodylus moreletii
Range of Crocodylus moreletii

Morelet's crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii), also known as the Mexican crocodile, is a type of crocodile. It only lives in the fresh waters of the Atlantic regions of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. It usually grows to about 3 metres (9.8 ft) in length. It is not necessarily among the critically endangered species.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Cedeño-Vázquez, J. R.; Platt, S. G. & Thorbjarnarson, J. (2012). "Crocodylus moreletii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T5663A3045579. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012.RLTS.T5663A3045579.en.
  2. "Crocodylus moreletii ". The Reptile Database.
  3. Cedeño-Vázquez, J. R.; Platt, S. G. & Thorbjarnarson (2012). ""Crocodylus moreletii" IUCN Red List of Threatened Species".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)