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Dwarf siren
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Dwarf sirens are eel-like salamanders of the genus Pseudobranchus. Dwarf sirens possess external gills throughout adulthood and lack hind legs. Dwarf sirens can be distinguished from members of the genus Siren in that dwarf sirens have three toes on each foot rather than four. Like sirens, dwarf sirens are restricted to the Southeastern United States.

Species

The genus Pseudobranchus consists of the following species:

  • Southern dwarf siren (P. axanthus)
    • Narrow-striped dwarf siren (P. a. axanthus)
    • Everglades dwarf siren (P. a. belli)
  • Northern dwarf siren (P. striatus)
    • Broad-striped dwarf siren (P. s. striatus)
    • Gulf Hammock dwarf siren (P. s. lustricolus)
    • Slender dwarf siren (P. s. spheniscus)

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Dwarf siren: Brief Summary
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Dwarf sirens are eel-like salamanders of the genus Pseudobranchus. Dwarf sirens possess external gills throughout adulthood and lack hind legs. Dwarf sirens can be distinguished from members of the genus Siren in that dwarf sirens have three toes on each foot rather than four. Like sirens, dwarf sirens are restricted to the Southeastern United States.

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