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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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On Stagonolepis robertsoni, and on the evolution of the Crocodilia.
The surface now is largely vacant; no Crocodilia or turtles are visible.
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.