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Gavialis bengawanicus Dubois 1908 (gharial)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 266526

Belongs to Gavialis according to J. E. Martin 2019

Sister taxa: Gavialis browni, Gavialis gangeticus, Gavialis lewisi, Gavialis priscus

Type specimen: ‘Collectie Dubois,’ Naturalis, Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden, a skull. Its type locality is Trinil, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Indonesia.

Ecology: carnivore