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Tomistoma  Müller, 1846
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202207

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): False Gavial [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  
                            FamilyGavialidae Adams, 1854 – Gavials, Gharials  
                               GenusTomistoma Müller, 1846 – False Gavial  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Tomistoma 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    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tomistoma   
       
  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   
       
  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   
       

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