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(Reptilia: Crocodylia)

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Buffetaut, E. 1978. Sur l'histoire phylogenetique et biogeographique des Gavialidae (Crocodylia, Eusuchia). Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences Serie D Sciences Naturelles 287(10): 911-914.

Buffetaut, E. 1985. The place of Gavialis and Tomistoma in eusuchian evolution: a reconciliation of palaeontological and biochemical data. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 12: 707-716.

Densmore, L.D.; Dessauer, H.C. 1984. Low levels of protein divergence detected between Gavialis and Tomistoma: evidence for crocodilian monophyly? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B Comparative Biochemistry 77(4): 715-720.

Iordansky, N.N. 1967. Peculiarities of the crocodylian skull related to the feeding function and the origin of Gavialidae. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 46: 567-575.

Kalin, J. 1931. Über die Stellung der Gavialiden im System der Crocodilia. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 38: 379-388.

Piras, P.; Colangelo, P.; Adams, D.C.; Buscalioni, A.; Cubo, J.; Kotsakis, T.; Meloro, C.; Raia, P. 2010. The Gavialis-Tomistoma debate: the contribution of skull ontogenetic allometry and growth trajectories to the study of crocodylian relationships. Evolution & Development 12(6): 568-579.