Amia calva Linnaeus 1766 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Synonym: Amia reticulata Lesuer 1846

Belongs to Amia according to L. Grande and W. E. Bemis 1998

See also Carnevale and Godfrey 2118

Sister taxa: Amia fragosa, Amia hesperia, Amia pattersoni, Amia robusta, Amia scutata, Amia uintaensis

Type specimens:

  • Amia calva: LS128, a partial skeleton
  • Amia reticulata:

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: Florida, Georgia collections)

• Miocene of United States (3: Florida, Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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