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Crocodylus palustris (mugger crocodile)

Reptilia - Crocodylidae

Taxonomy
Crocodilus palustris was named by Lesson (1831) [original spelling definitely Crocodilus]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Crocodylus palustris by Tchernov and Van Couvering (1978) and Lang and Guilette (2002).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Crocodilus palustris Lesson p. 305
1934Crocodilus palustris Swinton p. 25
1978Crocodylus palustris Tchernov and Van Couvering p. 860
2002Crocodylus palustris Lang and Guilette p. 213

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
NeosuchiaClark 1988
suborderEusuchiaHuxley 1875
Crocodylia(Owen 1842)
BrevirostresCuvier
superfamilyCrocodyloideaDeraniyagala 1939
familyCrocodylidaeCuvier 1807
subfamilyCrocodylinaeCuvier 1807
genusCrocodylusLaurenti 1768
speciespalustris(Lesson 1831)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available