Gavialis


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Gavialis: Sphenodon
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gavialis - type genus of the GavialidaeGavialis - type genus of the Gavialidae  
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
gavial, Gavialis gangeticus - large fish-eating Indian crocodilian with a long slender snout
References in periodicals archive ?
Utilizou-se forma comparativa com as cinco especies estudadas por MEERS (2003), referenciando quatro Alligator missipiensis, um Crocodillus siamensis, dois Crocodillus acutus, dois Osteolaemos tetraspis, um Gavialis gangeticus, acrescido de analises locomotoras.
The zoo authorities have been battling unsuccessfully for the last few years to maintain the number of gharials ( Gavialis gangeticus) and crocodiles ( Crocodylus palustris).
Morphology, fossils, divergence timing, and the phylogenetic relationships of Gavialis.