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Definition of the noun alligator sinensis
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- small alligator of the Yangtze valley of China having unwebbed digits
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A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
There are seven freshwater species, all occurring in the New World except Alligator sinensis (Chinese alligator). The best known is Alligator mississippiensis (American alligator) of the southern USA, sluggish alligators, up to 5.8 m long, that ...
by Murray Wrobel
Mississippi Alligator; Louisiana Alligator; Pikeheaded Alligator d Mississippi- Alligator; Hechtalligator f Alligator américain; Alligator du Mississippi 248 Alligator sinensis Crocodylia - Alligatoridae e Chinese Alligator; Janzi Alligator; Yangtse ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
The alligators are New World animals, with the exception of the Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis), which achieves a length of about 2 meters (6.4 feet) and occurs in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. The best known species is the ...
An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward
The river has small populations of two critically endangered species, the Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis) and Chinese paddlefish (Psephurus gladius). Several fish species become several feet long. Protected Areas. Yancheng Reserve in ...
Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
The Chinese alligator, Alligator sinensis, has been already mentioned. Among lizards, the genera Plestiodon, Mabuia, Tachydromus and Gecko, of which the two latter are very characteristic of the Oriental region, range through China to Japan ...
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Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)
The Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis) is one of two known living species of Alligator, a genus in the family Alligatoridae. It is native only to eastern China. Unlike the American alligator, the Chinese alligator is fully armored; even the belly is armored.
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