Crocodylus Laurenti 1768 (crocodile)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Crocodylidae

Alternative spelling: Crocodilus

Parent taxon: Crocodylinae according to S. Jouve et al. 2008

See also Andrews 1906, Arcucci et al. 2004, Burney et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Cisneros 2005, Cope 1875, d'Orbigny 1849, Fiorelli and Calvo 2008, Frank and Ramus 1996, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Lang and Guilette 2002, Larsson and Sues 2007, Leidy 1860, Martin and Buffetaut 2008, Meyer 1845, Miller 1967, Miller 1980, Mook 1962, Nascimento and Zaher 2011, Owen 1842, Pol and Norell 2004, Puértolas et al. 2011, Sahni and Mishra 1975, Willis 1993 and Zaher et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Aigialosuchus, Dzungarisuchus, Eoalligator, Euthecodon, Mecistops, Osteolaemus, Tadzhikosuchus

Subtaxa: Crocodilus (Ichthyosuchus) Crocodilus antiquus Crocodilus biporcatus Crocodilus chamensis Crocodilus elliottii Crocodilus grypus Crocodilus solaris Crocodilus sulciferus Crocodilus wheelerii Crocodilus ziphodon Crocodylus (Leptorhynchus) Crocodylus acer Crocodylus acutus Crocodylus affinis Crocodylus americanus Crocodylus anthropophagus Crocodylus aptus Crocodylus bambolii Crocodylus checchiai Crocodylus depressifrons Crocodylus falconensis Crocodylus gariepensis Crocodylus gaudense Crocodylus greenwoodi Crocodylus intermedius Crocodylus johnsoni Crocodylus megarhinus Crocodylus mindorensis Crocodylus moreletii Crocodylus niloticus Crocodylus niloticus kaisensis Crocodylus novaeguineae Crocodylus palaeindicus Crocodylus palustris Crocodylus parvus Crocodylus polyodon Crocodylus porosus Crocodylus raninus Crocodylus rhombifer Crocodylus siamensis Crocodylus stavelianus Crocodylus thorbjarnarsoni Crocodylus ziphodon Limnosaurus

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Type: Crocodylus niloticus

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 (23), 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 (20), South Africa (1), Tanzania (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), India (4), Kenya (6), Malawi (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (2), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Italy (9), Kenya (5), Libya (1), Tanzania (1), Zaire (1)

• Miocene of Chad (1), India (1), Italy (6), Kenya (10), Libya (1), Malta (1), Namibia (1), Nepal (3), Pakistan (8), Thailand (1), Tunisia (3), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (2: Delaware, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Egypt (4)

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

• Paleocene of France (2)

• Cretaceous of India (4), New Zealand (1)

Total: 266 collections including 305 occurrences

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