Gavialis gangeticus Gmelin 1789 (Gharial)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Synonyms: Gavialis hysudricus Lydekker 1886, Tomistoma brumpti Joleaud 1920

Belongs to Gavialis according to J. E. Martin 2019

See also Boulenger 1920, Ginsburg and Buffetaut 1978, Hay 1902, Joleaud 1920, Kraus 1998, Lang and Guilette 2002, Martin et al. 2012, Puértolas et al. 2011 and Storrs 2003

Sister taxa: Gavialis bengawanicus, Gavialis browni, Gavialis lewisi, Gavialis priscus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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