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Amiinae

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Amiinae Bonaparte
1871Amia depressus Marsh
1871Amia newberrianus Marsh
1871Amia depressus Marsh p. 105
1873Pappichthys corsonii Cope
1873Pappichthys laevis Cope
1873Pappichthys plicatus Cope
1873Pappichthys sclerops Cope
1873Pappichthys symphysis Cope
1873Amia (Protamia) gracilis Leidy
1873Amia (Protamia) media Leidy
1873Amia (Protamia) uintaensis Leidy
1884Lacerta eocena Owen
1891Amia macrospondyla Cope p. 2
1891Amia whiteavesiana Cope p. 2
1899Amia anglica Newton
1899Amia colenutti Newton
1900Amia lemoinei Leriche
1900Pappichthys barroisi Leriche
1908Amia macrospondyla Lambe
1908Amia whiteavesiana Lambe
1908Amia exilis Lambe p. 12 figs. Pl. 1, Figs. 1 - 6
1911Amia morini Priem
1932Pappichthys mongoliensis Hussakof
1937Amia eocena Dechaseaux
1985Amia semimarina Nessov p. 200 figs. Pl. 1:9
1985Amia limosa Nessov p. 201 figs. Pl. 2:10-11
1986Amia furiosa Sytchevskaya
1986Amia strigasa Sytchevskaya
1998Amiinae Grande and Bemis p. 31

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
infraclassHolostei
orderAmiiformesHay 1929
familyAmiidae
subfamilyAmiinaeBonaparte 1837
subfamilyAmiinaeBonaparte 1837

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: freshwatersubf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Diet 2: piscivoreo
Created: 2017-04-17 10:30:52
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:30:52
Source: subf = subfamily, o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Bush and Bambach 2015, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Barremian to the top of the Holocene or 129.40000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 125.0 Ma

Collections (236 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Barremian129.4 - 125.0USA (Utah) Amia sp. (27017)
Cenomanian - Turonian100.5 - 89.8USA (Utah) Amiinae indet. (200123)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Uzbekistan (Navoi) Amia semimarina (64684 64685)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Uzbekistan (Karakalpakstan) Amia semimarina (58490 64689)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8Canada (Nunavut) Cyclurus sp., Amiinae indet. (45559)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) Amia limosa (46959 58166 58168)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Santonian89.3 - 83.6Niger (Tahoua) Amia sp. (48867)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Amiinae indet. (14425 14426 190344 190345)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) Amia sp. (61844)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) Amia fragosa (14458)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Jersey) Amia fragosa (14455)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Kindleia sp. (22695 22696 22697 22698 45238 45260 45261 45262 45264 47784 47793 47807 47811 47812 47814 47816)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Amia fragosa (36449 36541 36542) Amia sp., Amia uintaensis (52052)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Kindleia sp. (45240 47794 47795 47809)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Cyclurus sp. (167986)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) Kindleia sp. (14490)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Saskatchewan) Amia sp. (14494)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Montana) Amia sp., Amia fragosa (13142)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Canada (Saskatchewan) Amia sp. (35251)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Cyclurus sp. (137720) Kindleia fragosa (45098 45099 45102 45109 45110 45111 45112 45114 45117 45118 45119 45120 45122 45124 45128 45130 45134 45135 45136 45137 45143 45144 45145 45299 45309 45312 45313 45380 45381 45382)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Stylomyleodon sp. (46088)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Kindleia fragosa (45389 45390 45391)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Amia sp. (165881) Kindleia fragosa (57168)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Cyclurus sp. (55363 135739 135740 135741 135743)
Edmontonian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Amia fragosa (14502) Stylomyleodon sp. (71487)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Kindleia fragosa (14569)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Amia fragosa (14557) Amia fragosa, Amia uintaensis (14505 14514) Amia uintaensis (14598) Cyclurus fragosa (14540 14541 14542 14543 14544 70340 70341 70343 75280 75284 75287 75289 75292 75294 75296 75297 75429 75431 75432 75435 75442 75443 75447) Kindleia fragosa (14519 14527 14538 14566 14567 14596 14609 14643)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Colorado) Amia sp. (14640)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Amia fragosa (14515 14546 14559 14574 14654) Amia fragosa, Amia uintaensis (14533 14534 14535 14536 14549 14615) Amia sp. (14508 14513 14525 14560 14613 14653) Amia sp., Amia fragosa, Amia uintaensis (14548 14582 14639) Kindleia fragosa (14568)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Cyclurus sp. (137707 137712 137715 137724) Kindleia fragosa (14610 14620 14621)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Amia sp., Amia fragosa (14537 192251)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Saskatchewan) Amia sp. (14555) Kindleia fragosa (14655)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Amia fragosa (14674)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Kindleia fragosa (14585)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Wyoming) Amia sp. (14805) Cyclurus fragosa (14708 14712 14713 14729 14730 14796 14797)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Montana) Amia sp. (123518) Kindleia fragosa (14766)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Montana) Amia fragosa, Amia uintaensis (14874)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Amia fragosa (15065)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Stylomyleodon sp. (14995)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (North Dakota) Amia sp. (14962)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Romania Cyclurus sp. (83307)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Canada (Alberta) Amia pattersoni (192127)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Kazakhstan (Chimkent) Amia sp. (48888)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Oise) Cyclurus sp. (68174)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium (Hainaut) Amia sp., Amia barroisi (87947)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Amia sp. (15458 15759 15793 15830 46662 46668 46687 46692 46761 46768 46783 46806 46813 46821)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (North Dakota) Amia fragosa, Amia uintaensis (15895)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3Canada (Northwest Territories) Amia uintensis, Amia fragosa (15583)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) Amia sp. (15595)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Wyoming) Amia sp. (15696 15698)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Amia sp. (16296)
MP 1148.6 - 40.4Germany (Hessen) Amia kehreri (22701)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Canada (British Columbia) Amia hesperia (189959)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Amia sp. (41888 41992)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Amia kehreri (13322 45002 45765 45766 45769)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Colorado) Amia sp. (16623)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France (Picardie Region) Amia sp. (12847)
Bartonian - Late/Upper Eocene41.3 - 33.9Vietnam (Lang Son) Amiinae indet. (169420)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (Utah) Amia uintensis (16877)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Nebraska) Amia sp. (16930 17014)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Amia macrospondyla, Amia whiteavesiana (101961)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Virginia) Amia sp. (79793)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nebraska) Amia calva (18284) Amia indet. (18102 18208) Amia sp. (18165 18223 18442 18443 27481)
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Kansas) Amia calva (18450)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Florida) Amia calva (18554)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Virginia) Amia sp. (152251)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Maryland) Amia sp. (135808)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333USA (Virginia) Amia sp. (179732)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Florida) Amia calva (58089)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (Florida) Amia calva (20440)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Amia calva (154921)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Amia calva (154722)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Georgia) Amia calva (152113)