Siren Linnaeus 1766 (siren)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Parent taxon: Sirenidae according to E. D. Cope 1875

See also Carroll 1988, Estes 1981, Goin and Auffenberg 1955 and Lynch 1965

Sister taxa: Adelphesiren, Habrosaurus, Kababisha, Noterpeton, Pseudobranchus

Subtaxa: Siren dunni Siren hesterna Siren lacertina Siren miotexana Siren simpsoni

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (18: Florida, Georgia collections)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (8: Florida, Nebraska, Texas)

• Eocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 30 collections including 31 occurrences

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