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Hesperogavialis Bocquentin Villanueva and Buffetaut 1981 (gharial)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Gavialidae

Full reference: J. Bocquentin Villanueva and E. Buffetaut. 1981. Hesperogavialis cruxenti n.gen., n. sp., nouveau Gavialide (Crocodylia, Eusuchia) du Miocene Superieur (Huayquerien) d'Urumaco (Venezuela). Geobios 14(3):415-419

Parent taxon: Gavialidae according to R. Kraus 1998

Sister taxa: Brasilosuchus, Rhamphostomopsis, Rhamphosuchus

Subtaxa: Hesperogavialis cruxenti

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Type: Hesperogavialis cruxenti

Ecology: carnivore