Alligatorinae


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Alligatorinae

[‚al·ə·gə′tȯr·ə‚nē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A subgroup of the crocodilian family Crocodylidae that includes alligators, caimans, Melanosuchus, and Paleosuchus.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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