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Related to Crocodilia: crocodilian
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Crocodilia - crocodiles; alligators; caimans; gavials
animal order - the order of animals
Archosauria, subclass Archosauria - a large subclass of diapsid reptiles including: crocodiles; alligators; dinosaurs; pterosaurs; plesiosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts
crocodilian, crocodilian reptile - extant archosaurian reptile
Alligatoridae, family Alligatoridae - alligators; caimans
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Last year he worked as a volunteer on a project studying caimans - members of the Crocodilia family - in a national park in the Amazon basin in Peru.
1988) while among reptiles, members of order Crocodilia (caiman, crocodiles and alligator) (Stapel et al.
Schildkroten- und Krokodilreste aus der eozanen Braunkohle des Untertagebaues Stolzenbach bei Borken (Hessen) (Reptilia: Crocodilia, Testudines).
Order/Family/Species Spanish and/or English common names Crocodilia Crocodylidae Crocodylus acutus Cocodrilo americano, cocodrilo de rio, American crocodile Testudines Cheloniidae Caretta caretta Tortuga caguama, loggerhead sea turtle Chelonia mydas Tortuga blanca, green turtle Eretmochelys imbricata Tortuga carey, hawksbill sea turtle Dermochelydae Dermochelys coriacea Tortuga laud, leatherback sea turtle Squamata Gekkonidae Aristelliger georgeensis Gecko pestanudo, salamanquesa, St.
Instead, the researchers placed it in a newly created order -- a classification equal to carnivoria in mammals or crocodilia in reptiles -- under the sub-class Hexacorallia, which includes stony corals, anemones, and black corals.