Subfamily Alligatorinae Cuvier 1807 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

Parent taxon: Alligatoridae according to A. E. P. Pinheiro et al. 2013

See also Böhme 2002, Brochu 1999, Erickson 1982, Estes 1964, Estes 1976, Estes and Berberian 1970, Khajuria and Prasad 1998, Kuhn 1946, Pearson et al. 2002, Peng et al. 2001 and Snyder 2007

Sister taxa: Balanerodus, Caimaninae, Caimanoidea, Dinosuchus, Hispanochampsa, Lianghusuchus, Listrognathosuchus, Notocaiman, Proalligator

Subtaxa: Alligator Allognathosuchus Arambourgia Ceratosuchus Hassiacosuchus Krabisuchus Navajosuchus Procaimanoidea Wannaganosuchus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (2 collections), Taiwan (1), United States (24: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas)

• Blancan of United States (5: Florida)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (6: Florida, Tennessee)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Thailand (1)

• Miocene of China (2), United States (13: Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene to Miocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), France (4), Germany (3), Italy (1), Thailand (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (112: Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), United States (33: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Carolina, Utah, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Canada (15: Alberta), India (3), United States (7: Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 244 collections including 252 occurrences

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