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Genus Caiman Spix, 1825

Superordinated taxons

Class Reptilia Order Crocodylia Family Alligatoridae Subfamily Caimaninae

Subordinated taxons

Species: Caiman crocodilus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyme:
Caiman crocodilus Conant & Collins, 1991
Alligator sclerops Duméril & Bibron, 1836
Crocodilus sclerops Schneider, 1801
Caiman sclerops Schneider, 1801
Lacerta crocodilus Linnaeus, 1758
- Spectacled caiman
Species: Caiman latirostris (Daudin, 1801)
Synonyme:
Caiman latirostris Boulenger, 1889
Alligator latirostris Strauch, 1866
Alligator cynocephalus Duméril & Bibron, 1836
Caiman fissipes Spix, 1825
Crocodilus latirostris Daudin, 1801
- Broad-snouted caiman
Species: Caiman yacare (Daudin, 1801)
Synonyme:
Caiman yacare Schmidt, 1928
Alligator punctulatus Duméril & Bibron, 1836
Crocodilus yacare Daudin, 1801
- Yacare caiman

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Genus Caiman in The Reptile Database

 

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