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Gavialidae

Reptilia - Gavialidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Gavialidae Adams
1871Gavialidae Cope p. 235
1890Gavialidae Zittel p. 674
1946Gavialidae Kuhn p. 64
1953Gavialidae Stirton p. 614
1962Gavialidae Mook p. 5
1988Gavialidae Carroll
1996Gavialidae Frank and Ramus
1998Gavialidae Kraus p. 391
2002Gavialidae Lang and Guilette p. 213
2007Gavialidae Osi et al.
2009Gavialidae Brochu et al. p. 538
2010Gavialidae Riff et al.
2018Gavialidae Weems p. 218

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
superorderCrocodiliformesHay 1930
familyGavialidaeAdams 1854
familyGavialidaeAdams 1854

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:38:45
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:38:45
Source: subo = suborder, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Benton 1983

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Cretaceous to the top of the Huayquerian or 145.00000 to 6.80000 Ma

Collections (22 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5China (Sichuan) Gavialidae indet. (71791 71792)
Bartonian - Late/Upper Eocene41.3 - 33.9Libya Crocodilia indet. (55449)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Colombia (La Guajira) G. sp. (166506 166507)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97India (Gujarat) Gavialidae indet. (148384)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Libya Gavialidae indet. (13065)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Colombia (Tolima) Gavialidae indet. (133440)
Laventan13.8 - 11.8Colombia (Huila) Gavialidae indet. (143784) Rhamphostomopsis sp. (133692 140051)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Brazil (Acre) Gavialidae indet., Hesperogavialis sp. (67385) Hesperogavialis sp. 1, Hesperogavialis sp. 2 (55602)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Argentina (Entre Rios) Rhamphostomopsis intermedius, Rhamphostomopsis neogaeus (13626)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) Gavialidae indet. (144176)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Venezuela (Falcon) Hesperogavialis cruxenti (143518 147463 147464)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Peru Gavialidae indet. (176162)
Late/Upper Miocene - Pliocene11.608 - 2.588Chad Gavialidae indet. (24181)
Huayquerian9.0 - 6.8Brazil (Acre) Brasilosuchus mendesi (136717)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Chad Gavialidae indet. (59839)