Subfamily Amiinae Bonaparte 1837 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Parent taxon: Amiidae according to L. Grande and W. E. Bemis 1998

Sister taxa: Amiopsinae, Guizhouamia, Lehmanamia, Liodesmus, Megalurus, Nipponamia, Paleamia, Protamia, Solnhofenamiinae, Vidalamiinae

Subtaxa: Amia Amia (Protamia) gracilis Amia (Protamia) media Amia (Protamia) uintaensis Amia anglica Amia colenutti Amia depressus Amia eocena Amia exilis Amia furiosa Amia lemoinei Amia limosa Amia macrospondyla Amia morini Amia newberrianus Amia semimarina Amia strigasa Amia whiteavesiana Cyclurus Pappichthys barroisi Pappichthys corsonii Pappichthys laevis Pappichthys mongoliensis Pappichthys plicatus Pappichthys sclerops Pappichthys symphysis Pseudamiatus

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Type: Amia

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution:

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

• Miocene of United States (14: Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, Virginia)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Canada (3: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), France (2), Germany (6), the United Kingdom (2), United States (23: Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta), Kazakhstan (1), Romania (1), United States (13: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (39: Alberta, Nunavut, Saskatchewan), Niger (1), United States (115: Colorado, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (7)

Total: 236 collections including 260 occurrences

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