Solnhofenamia elongata Agassiz 1839 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Alternative combination: Megalurus elongatus

Synonyms: Urocles altivelis Wagner 1863, Urocles elegantissimus Wagner 1863, Urocles polyspondylus Wagner 1851

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Solnhofenamia elongata: BSP AS VII 324, a skeleton
  • Urocles altivelis:
  • Urocles elegantissimus:
  • Urocles polyspondylus:

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution: found only at Nusplingen Plattenkalk, Liegende Bankkalk Fm. (Jurassic of Germany)

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