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Siren dunni

- Urodela

Taxonomy
Siren dunni was named by Goin and Auffenberg (1957). Its type specimen is YPM 3873, a set of vertebrae (dorsal vertebra), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Henry's Fork Hill (Bridger C), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Siren dunni Goin and Auffenberg p. 83
1981Siren dunni Estes

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
Caudata(Scopoli 1777)
familyUrodela()
familySirenidaeGray 1825
genusSirenLinnaeus 1766
speciesdunni

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Bridgerian or 50.30000 to 46.20000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Siren dunni (type locality: 16235)