Amphiuma Garden 1821 (amphiuma)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Parent taxon: Amphiumidae according to D. Parmley et al. 2007

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875 and Gardner 2003

Sister taxa: Muraenopsis, Paleoamphiuma, Proamphiuma

Subtaxa: Amphiuma antica Amphiuma jepseni Amphiuma means Amphiuma pholeter Amphiuma tridactylum

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (6: Florida, Georgia collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (1: Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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