Crocodylia (Including Crocodiles and Alligators)
Published Online: 30 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Densmore, L. D. 2001. Crocodylia (Including Crocodiles and Alligators). eLS. .
- Published Online: 30 MAY 2001
The order Crocodylia contains the sole reptilian survivors of the Archosauria, which also included the dinosaurs. Understanding the biology, natural history and evolution of the living crocodylians is critical to appreciate fully their place in nature.