• Crocodilia
  • Order Crocodilia

    Crocodiles and Alligators belong to the Order Crocodilia which is a large order of reptiles that have been around for approximately 84 million years. Crocodiles are the closest living relatives to birds.

    Classification

    The following lists the current families of Crocodilians.

    Family Gavialidae: Gharials and False Gharials
    Family Alligatorinae: Alligators
    Family Crocodylinae: Crocodiles

    Species listed under Crocodilia