†unranked clade Gryposuchinae Vélez-Juarbe et al. 2007 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: J. Vélez-Juarbe, C. A. Brochu, and H. Santos. 2007. A gharial from the Oligocene of Puerto Rico: transoceanic dispersal in the history of a non-marine reptile. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274:1245-1254

Parent taxon: Gavialoidea according to R. Salas-Gismondi et al. 2016

See also Vélez-Juarbe et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Argochampsa, Crocodilus basifissus, Crocodilus basitruncatus, Crocodilus fastigiatus, Crocodilus marylandicus, Crocodilus obscurus, Crocodilus tenebrosus, Eogavialis, Eosuchus, Eothoracosaurus, Gavialis, Holopsisuchus cordatus, Holopsisuchus glyptodon, Holopsisuchus pneumaticus, Ocepesuchus, Thecachampsa serratus, Thecachampsoides, Thoracosaurus, Thoracosaurus grandis

Subtaxa: Aktiogavialis Dadagavialis Gryposuchus Ikanogavialis Piscogavialis Siquisiquesuchus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Brazil (3), Colombia (7), Panama (2), Peru (10), the United Arab Emirates (1), Venezuela (15)

• Oligocene of Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 41 collections including 45 occurrences

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