order Crocodilia

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Related to order Crocodilia: order Squamata, Crocodilians
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Noun1.order 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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Complex social signs and behavioral displays are present in all genera of the order Crocodilia.
The black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) belongs to the order Crocodilia and family Alligatoridae.