Lesser Siren

Siren intermedia

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The lesser siren (Siren intermedia) is a species of aquatic salamander native to the eastern United States and northern Mexico. They are referred to by numerous common names, including two-legged eel, dwarf siren, and mud eel. The specific epithet intermedia denotes their intermediate size, between the greater siren, Siren lacertina, and the dwarf sirens, Pseudobranchus spp.

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  1. (c) Zeke Franco, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/14973304@N00/405553802
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siren_intermedia

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Taxonomy:order Salamanders