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Pseudobranchus (dwarf siren)

- Urodela

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Pseudobranchus Gray
1875Pseudobranchus Cope p. 24
1955Pseudobranchus Goin and Auffenberg
1965Pseudobranchus Lynch p. 72
1981Pseudobranchus Estes
1988Pseudobranchus Carroll

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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
genusPseudobranchusGray 1825

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Clarendonian to the top of the Rancholabrean or 13.60000 to 0.01200 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 4.9 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Clarendonian - Hemphillian13.6 - 4.9USA (Florida) Pseudobranchus vetustus (18541)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (Florida) Pseudobranchus robustus (20491)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Pseudobranchus robustus (155347)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Pseudobranchus robustus (20573 20593)