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Gavialis pachyrhynchus Lydekker 1886 (gharial)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 131839

Belongs to Tomistominae according to J. E. Martin 2019

Sister taxa: Atacisaurus, Atacisaurus glareae, Dollosuchoides, Dollosuchus, Ferganosuchus, Gavialis breviceps, Gavialis curvirostris, Gavialis leptodus, Gavialosuchus, Kentisuchus, Maomingosuchus, Maroccosuchus, Megadontosuchus, Paratomistoma, Penghusuchus, Rhamphosuchus, Thecachampsa, Tomistoma, Tomistoma lyceense, Toyotamaphimeia

Type specimen: IM E 30, a partial skull (anterior portion of rostrum). Its type locality is Laki Hills, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Pakistan.

Ecology: carnivore