Alligatoridae

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Noun1.Alligatoridae - alligatorsAlligatoridae - alligators; caimans      
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Crocodilia, Crocodylia, order Crocodilia, order Crocodylia - crocodiles; alligators; caimans; gavials
genus Alligator - type genus of the Alligatoridae
genus Caiman - caimans
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The larger tooth (ISGS 90P79) could be either from a crocodylid or an alligatorid.
The relative sizes of the anterior alveoli are consistent with several extinct members of this assemblage, but are different from those of the horned alligatorid Ceratosuchus, in which the fourth alveolus is not much larger than the third (Bartels 1984).
Presence of a splenial symphysis rules out identity with the large alligatorid from the Paleocene Black Peaks Formation of Big Bend National Park (Brochu 1996), in which the splenials did not meet at the midline.