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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.
|M. Delfino et al. 2005||A basal gavialoid that can be differentiated from any other crocodylian by the following combination of characters: an unusually enlarged foramen aereum, dentary alveoli arranged in couplets, evident “quadrate crest” ventrally developed at least on quadrates and pterygoids, nasals reaching and deeply entering between premaxillae, W−shaped basioccipital tuberosity. A further peculiarity could be represented by the presence of an unusual “step−like” widening of the orbital margin of prefrontal.|