Alligatorinae

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Alligatorinae

[‚al·ə·gə′tȯr·ə‚nē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A subgroup of the crocodilian family Crocodylidae that includes alligators, caimans, Melanosuchus, and Paleosuchus.
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The relationship between nesting habitat and hatching success in Caiman latirostris (Crocodylia, Alligatoridae).
yacare females compared to other Alligatoridae: The nest guarding behavior was present in 61.1% of the Paraguayan caiman nests in this study.
Indeed, globular posterior teeth are also characteristic of the immediate sister taxa to Alligatoridae (Norell et al.
Distribution and abundance of four caiman species (Crocodilia: Alligatoridae) in Jau National Park, Amazonas, Brazil.
Numero de especies de reptiles por familia registradas en la fase de campo Colubridae, 12 Teiidae, 3 Amphisbaenidae, 2 Gekkonidae, 2 Sphaerodactylidae, 2 Alligatoridae, 1 Boidae, 1 Dactyloidae, 1 Gymnophthalmidae, 1 Iguanidae, 1 Podocnemididae, 1 Viperidae, 1 Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico segmentado.
The black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) belongs to the order Crocodilia and family Alligatoridae. This species and the spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus) deserve special attention because they were heavily hunted in the past and today are undergoing a population recovery.
Food habits of the Broad-snouted Caiman (Caiman latirostris: Crocodylia, Alligatoridae) in northwestern Uruguay.
En el nordeste argentino habitan dos especies autoctonas de crocodylidos de la familia Alligatoridae (Caiman latirostris y Caiman yacare) (5).
Larvae of Hermetia illucens Linnaeus (Diptera: Stratiomyidae), the Black Soldier Fly (BSF), or one of two commercial feeds were offered to three randomized groups of hatchling American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis Daudin) (Crocodylia: Alligatoridae) for three months and their growth monitored.