Greater siren, 18th century

Greater siren, 18th century

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Caption: Greater siren. 18th-century journal page illustrating the biology of the greater siren (Siren lacertina), an eel-like amphibian. The description of this specimen, from South Carolina, USA, is given by the British naturalist John Ellis (c.1710-1776), elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1754. This page is from volume 56 (1766) of the journal 'Philosophical Transactions', published by the Royal Society of London.

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