American alligator

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Noun1.American alligator - large alligator of the southeastern United StatesAmerican alligator - large alligator of the southeastern United States
gator, alligator - either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
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The coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) of Crocodylia, with descriptions of two new species from Alligator mississippiensis (Reptilia: Alligatoridae) from Texas.
Observations on maternal-behavior of the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis.
Constant temperature above 34[degrees]C during incubation has been shown to produce a high embryo mortality in Alligator mississippiensis (Ferguson and Joanen, 1982) and has been cited as a mortality factor for embryos of other species as well (Hutton and Webb, 1992).
Ha relatos sobre a descricao do ombro e braco do Crocodillus Acutus (FURBRINGER, 1876 apud LAITMAN, 2003); e do antebraco de Alligator mississippiensis, Caiman crocodilus e Crocodylus acutus (RUDINGER, 1868 apud LAITMAN, 2003), nao encontrados os documentados originais, afim de serem referenciados, diretamente, nesta compilacao.
1996) y Alligator mississippiensis (JASMIN & BAUCOM, 1967), asi como mutualista para Dipodomys spectabilis (HAWKINS, 1999), mientras que Trichoderma, ha sido reportado en casos de dermatitis micotica en ranas en cautiverio (CRASHAW).
1990), Philobdella gracile, Placobdella multilineata y Placobdella papillifera parasitan a Alligator mississippiensis (Viosca 1962, Forrester & Sawyer 1974, Smith et al.
Asi, para aumentar la velocidad de crecimiento de Alligator mississippiensis, se descubrio que el consumo de proteinas no debe ser inferior al 42% de la energia metabolizable (18)
Alligator mississippiensis made a remarkable recovery from endangered status in the mid-twentieth century.
The bones were checked out by experts at Manchester Museum, where his daughter Catherine works, and found to be that of an American alligator, officially an alligator mississippiensis, which is usually found in the south-eastern US.
Key words: Alligator mississippiensis, American alligator, ascarid nematode, diet, Dujardinascaris waltoni, gastrointestinal parasite, intermediate host, logistic regression.
But what many believe to be an Alligator mississippiensis has beaten them all.