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Crocodylus  Laurenti, 1768
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174360

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Crocodiles [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   
       

 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  
                            FamilyCrocodylidae  – Crocodiles  
                               GenusCrocodylus Laurenti, 1768 – Crocodiles  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus acutus Cuvier, 1807 – American Crocodile, Cocodrilo americano, caiman de la costa, Central American alligator, cocodrilo, lagarto 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus intermedius Graves, 1819 – Orinoco Crocodile 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus johnsoni Krefft, 1873 – Johnson's Crocodile, Johnston's Crocodile, Johnstone's Crocodile, Australian Freshwater Crocodile, Freshie 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus mindorensis Schmidt, 1935 – Mindoro crocodile, Philippine freshwater crocodile, Philippine crocodile 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus moreletii Duméril and Bibron, 1851 – Morelet's Crocodile, Cocodrilo de Moreleti, Belize Crocodile, Central American Crocodile 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus niloticus Laurenti, 1768 – Nile Crocodile, Mamba 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus novaeguineae Schmidt, 1928 – New Guinea crocodile, New Guinea freshwater crocodile 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus palustris Lesson, 1831 – Mugger Crocodile, Muggar, Marsh Crocodile, Swamp Crocodile 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus porosus Schneider, 1801 – saltwater crocodile, Estuarine Crocodile, saltie 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus rhombifer Cuvier, 1807 – Cuban Crocodile 
                                  SpeciesCrocodylus siamensis Schneider, 1801 – Siamese Crocodile, Siamese Freshwater Crocodile 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Crocodylus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Crocodylus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crocodylus   
       
  Source: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians ..., ed. 6.1, website (version 6.1)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Boundy, J., F. Burbrink, J. Campbell, B. Crother, K. de Quiroz, D. Frost, R. Highton, J. Iverson, F. Kraus, R. McDiarmid, J. Mendelson III, P. Meylen, R. Pyron, T. Reeder, M. Seidel, S. Tilley and D. Wake (Crother, B., ed.). Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence In Our Understanding. Edition 6.1, Last updated: 24 May 2011. Available at http://www.ssarherps.org/pages/comm_names/Index.php   
  Reference for: Crocodylus, Crocodiles [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
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  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Crocodylus, Crocodiles [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crocodylus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crocodylus   
       
  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: Crocodylus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Meganathan, P.R., Bhawna Dubey, Mark A. Batzer, David A. Ray, Ikramul Haque   
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Molecular phylogenetic analyses of genus Crocodylus (Eusuchia, Crocodylia, Crocodylidae) and the taxonomic position of Crocodylus porosus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 57, no. 1   
  Page(s): 393-402   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crocodylus   
       

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