Siren hesterna Goin and Auffenberg 1955 (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 lacertina, Siren miotexana, Siren simpsoni

Type specimen: MCZ 2278, a set of vertebrae (posterior thoracic vertebra). Its type locality is Thomas Farm, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Alachua Formation of Florida.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Thomas Farm

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