Siren simpsoni Goin and Auffenberg 1955 (Simpson's 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 Siren according to C. J. Goin and W. Auffenberg 1955

See also Estes 1981

Sister taxa: Siren dunni, Siren hesterna, Siren lacertina, Siren miotexana

Type specimen: MCZ 2284, a set of vertebrae (thoracic vertebra). Its type locality is Haile 6A, which is in a Clarendonian/Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Florida.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Haile 6A

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