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Tomistoma schlegelii  (Müller, 1838)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202208

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Tomistoma [English]
 
    False Gavial [English]
 
    False Gharial [English]
 
    Malay Gavial [English]
 
    Sunda Gavial [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderCrocodilia  – crocodilo, jacaré, Crocodilians, crocodiles, alligators, caimans, gavials  
                            FamilyGavialidae Adams, 1854 – Gavials, Gharials  
                               GenusTomistoma Müller, 1846 – False Gavial  
                                  SpeciesTomistoma schlegelii (Müller, 1838) – Tomistoma, False Gavial, False Gharial, Malay Gavial, Sunda Gavial  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Tomistoma schlegelii    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/pub/checklist11/index.html or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Tomistoma schlegelii   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tomistoma schlegelii   
       
  Source: U. S. Dept. Interior, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tomistoma schlegelii   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): King, F. W., and R. L. Burke, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Crocodilian, Tuatara, and Turtle Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher: Association of Systematics Collections   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-942924-15-0   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tomistoma schlegelii   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 41, no. 115   
  Page(s): 21062-24067   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tomistoma schlegelii   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Willis, Ray E., L. Rex McAliley, Erika D. Neeley, Llewellyn D. Densmore III  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evidence for placing the false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii) into the family Gavialidae: Inferences from nuclear gene sequences   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 43, no. 3   
  Page(s): 787-794   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tomistoma schlegelii   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: CITES: Appendix I adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    US ESA: Listed Endangered, as published in Federal Register Volume 41, Number 115, Pages 21062 - 24067, June 14, 1976  
 

 

   

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