Siren reticulata
Reticulated Siren
Origin USA (AL, FL)
Synonyms Leopard Eel
IUCN Red Book Not listed
CITES No listing
First described Graham 2018


The Reticulated Siren was first formally described in 2018. It is one of the largest extant amphibians, with adult lengths of approximately 40-60 cm (16-24 inches).


Graham SP, Kline R, Steen DA, Kelehear C (2018) Description of an extant salamander from the Gulf Coastal Plain of North America: The Reticulated Siren, Siren reticulata. PLoS ONE 13(12): e0207460.

Elbein, A. (2018) A Salamander of Legend Emerges From Southern Swamps. New York Times, Dec. 14, 2018.


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