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†unranked clade Caimaninae Brochu 1999 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 194769

Full reference: C. A. Brochu. 1999. Phylogenetics, Taxonomy, and Historical Biogeography of Alligatoroidea. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19(S2):9-100

Parent taxon: Alligatoridae according to M. B. de Silva Lacerda et al. 2020

Sister taxa: Alligatorinae, Caimanoidea, Caimanosuchus, Dinosuchus, Eocenosuchus, Hispanochampsa, Lianghusuchus, Listrognathosuchus, Proalligator

Subtaxa: Acresuchus, Albertochampsa, Bottosaurus, Caiman, Caiman tremembensis, Centenariosuchus, Culebrasuchus, Eocaiman, Globidentosuchus, Gnatusuchus, Jacarea, Kuttanacaiman, Melanosuchus, Mourasuchus, Necrosuchus, Nettosuchidae, Notocaiman, Orthogenysuchus, Paleosuchus, Protocaiman, Purussaurus, Tsoabichi

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Type: Caiman

Ecology: carnivore