Dwarf caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus)

Also known as: Cuvier's smooth-fronted caiman
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderCrocodylia
FamilyAlligatoridae
GenusPaleosuchus (1)

The dwarf caiman is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

Information on the dwarf caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (January, 2011)
    http://www.cites.org