Gavialis

genus of reptiles

Gavialis is a genus of crocodylians that includes the living gharial Gavialis gangeticus and several extinct species.

Gavialis
Temporal range: Early Miocene - recent, 20–0 Ma
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The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), the only living species of Gavialis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Archosauria
Order: Crocodilia
Family: Gavialidae
Subfamily: Gavialinae
Genus: Gavialis
Oppel, 1811
Species