Pseudobranchus robustus Goin and Auffenberg 1955 (dwarf siren)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Full reference: C. J. Goin and W. Auffenberg. 1955. The fossil salamanders of the family Sirenidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 113(7):497-514

Belongs to Pseudobranchus according to C. J. Goin and W. Auffenberg 1955

See also Estes 1981

Sister taxa: Pseudobranchus striatus, Pseudobranchus vetustus

Type specimen: MCZ 2279, a set of vertebrae (middle thoracic vertebra). Its type locality is Haile VIIA, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Florida.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: Florida collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.