Gavialis gangeticus

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Gavialis gangeticus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Eusuchia

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Divisio: Archosauria
Subdivisio: Crurotarsi
Superordo: Crocodylomorpha
Ordo: Crocodilia
Subordo: Eusuchia

Familia: Gavialidae
Genus: Gavialis
Species: Gavialis gangeticus

Name[edit]

Gavialis gangeticus (Gmelin, 1789)

Type locality: Senegal and Ganges; restricted to Ganges River by Wermuth (1953: 504)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Lacerta gangetica Gmelin, 1789
  • Crocodilus gavial Bonnaterre, 1789
  • Crocodilus longirostris Schneider, 1801
  • Crocodilus arctirostris Daudin, 1802 (nom. subst.)
  • Crocodilus tenuirostris Cuvier, 1807
  • Rkamphostoma (sic) tenuirostreWagler, 1830 (fide D & B 1836)
  • Gavialis gangeticusGray, 1831
  • Gavialis gangeticusDuméril & Bibron, 1836
  • Gavialis gangeticusKing & Burke, 1989

References[edit]

  • Gmelin,S.G. 1789. In: Linnaeus, C. "Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus 1, Pars III. Editio decima tertia, aucta, reformata. Georg. Emanuel Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]." pp. 1033-1516.
  • Gavialis gangeticus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 16 August 2009.
  • IUCN: Gavialis gangeticus (Gmelin, 1789) (Critically Endangered)
  • Roskov Y., Kunze T., Orrell T., Abucay L., Paglinawan L., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Decock W., De Wever A., Didžiulis V., eds. (2014) Gavialis gangeticus (Gmelin, 1789) in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 17th March 2014. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Gaviál indický
Deutsch: Gangesgavial
English: Gangetic Gharial
español: Gavial
Esperanto: Gavialo
français: Gavial du Gange
hrvatski: Gavijal, indijski gavijal
italiano: Gaviale del Gange
עברית: גאביאל
Nederlands: Gangesgaviaale
日本語: インドガビアル
norsk bokmål: Gangesgavial
polski: Gawial gangesowy
português: Gavial
русский: Гавиал
suomi: Gaviaali, gangesingaviaali
svenska: Gavialer
ไทย: ตะโขงอินเดีย
ייִדיש: גאַװיאַל
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