Alligator Daudin 1809 (alligator)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

Parent taxon: Alligatorinae according to A. E. P. Pinheiro et al. 2013

See also Brochu 1999, Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Farke et al. 2014, Fiorelli and Calvo 2008, Frank and Ramus 1996, Hay 1902, Jouve et al. 2008, Lang and Guilette 2002, Larsson and Sues 2007, Martin and Buffetaut 2008, Martin and Lauprasert 2010, Meyer 1845, Nascimento and Zaher 2011, Pol and Norell 2004, Puértolas et al. 2011, Snyder 2007, White 1942, Wu et al. 1994, Wu et al. 1996 and Zaher et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Allognathosuchus, Arambourgia, Hassiacosuchus, Procaimanoidea, Wannaganosuchus

Subtaxa: Alligator darwini Alligator gaudryi Alligator hantoniensis Alligator heterodon Alligator luicus Alligator mcgrewi Alligator mefferdi Alligator mississippiensis Alligator olseni Alligator prenasalis Alligator sinensis Alligator thomsoni

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Type: Crocodilus mississippiensis

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (2 collections), Taiwan (1), United States (26: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas)

• Blancan of United States (5: Florida)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (6: Florida, Tennessee)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Thailand (1)

• Miocene of China (2), United States (26: Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene to Miocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (11: Nebraska, South Dakota, Utah)

• Paleocene of United States (2: South Carolina)

Total: 88 collections including 90 occurrences

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