Family Gavialidae Adams 1854 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Gavialidae

Parent taxon: Crocodiliformes according to D. Riff et al. 2010

See also Brochu et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Cope 1871, Frank and Ramus 1996, Hay 1902, Kraus 1998, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, Lang and Guilette 2002, Lortet 1892, Mook 1962, Osi et al. 2007, Stirton 1953, Weems 2018 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Brasilosuchus Gavialinum Hesperogavialis Rhamphostomopsis

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Type: Gavialis

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1 collection)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Brazil (3), Chad (1), Colombia (6), India (1), Libya (1), Peru (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), Venezuela (5)

• Eocene of Libya (1)

• Cretaceous of China (2)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 25 collections including 28 occurrences

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