About this object

This species has a broad, rounded snout with characteristic bony ridge between the eyes which resembles a pair of spectacles. Tail is laterally compressed whilst the feet are webbed and possess sharp claws. Colour light brown to olive-grey with series of crossbars on body and tail. Total length 1-2.6 m.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1987.143.47
  • Scientific name
    Caiman crocodilus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA CROCODYLIA ALLIGATORIDAE
  • Common name
    Narrow-snouted Spectacled Caiman
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    unrecorded
  • Place collected
    unrecorded
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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