Subfamily Crocodylinae Cuvier 1807 (crocodile)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Crocodylidae

Alternative spelling: Crocodilinae

Synonyms: Leidyosuchidae Nopcsa 1928, Leidyosuchinae Nopcsa 1928

Parent taxon: Crocodylidae according to P. M. A. Willis 1993

See also Efimov 1982, Estes 1964, Estes 1976, Estes and Berberian 1970, Karl 2007, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, Mook 1962, Nopcsa 1928 and Persson 1960

Sister taxa: Aldabrachampsus, Brochuchus, Charactosuchus, Euthecodontinae, Leptorramphus, Mekosuchinae, Osteolaeminae, Oxysdonsaurus, Oxysdonsaurus striatus, Thoracosaurinae, Zhyrasuchus

Subtaxa: Aigialosuchus Crocodylus Dzungarisuchus Euthecodon Mecistops Osteolaemus Tadzhikosuchus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), the Bahamas (11), Cayman Islands (7), Cuba (5), Djibouti (2), the Dominican Republic (2), Egypt (1), El Salvador (1), Eritrea (3), Ethiopia (5), Guatemala (1), India (1), Indonesia (13), Israel (1), Kenya (27), Madagascar (5), Mexico (1), Niger (3), Tanzania (20), United States (2: Georgia), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Costa Rica (1), Ethiopia (1), Kenya (22), South Africa (1), Tanzania (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Colombia (1), Egypt (2), India (4), Kenya (8), Malawi (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (2), Papua New Guinea (1), Uganda (1)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Italy (9), Kenya (6), Libya (1), Tanzania (1), Uganda (6), Zaire (1)

• Miocene of Chad (1), India (1), Italy (6), Kenya (11), Libya (3), Malta (1), Namibia (1), Nepal (3), Pakistan (8), Thailand (1), Tunisia (5), Uganda (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (2: Delaware, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Egypt (4)

• Eocene of Belgium (4), China (2), France (5), Germany (1), United States (27: Louisiana, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of France (2)

• Cretaceous of India (4), New Zealand (1), Sweden (1), Tajikistan (1), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 294 collections including 373 occurrences

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