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Amia (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Synonyms
  • Amia robusta was named by Priem (1901). Its type specimen is MNHN 1897-15, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Grande and Bemis (1998).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1766Amia Linnaeus p. 500
1891Amia Cope p. 1
1895Amia Woodward p. 367
1901Amia robusta Priem
1908Amia Lambe
1964Amia Estes and Tihen p. 454
1970Amia Estes and Berberian p. 3
1976Amia Estes p. 502
1978Amia Armstrong-Ziegler
1998Amia Grande and Bemis p. 31
1999Amia Weems p. 55

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
infraclassHolostei
orderAmiiformesHay 1929
familyAmiidae
subfamilyAmiinaeBonaparte 1837
genusAmia

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