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Nipponamia Yabumoto 1994 (bowfin)

Actinopterygii - Amiiformes - Amiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 149804

Full reference: Y. Yabumoto. 1994. Early Cretaceous freshwater fish fauna in Kyushu, Japan. Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History 13:107-254

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

Sister taxa: Amiinae, Amiopsinae, Guizhouamia, Liodesmus, Megalurus, Paleamia, Solnhofenamiinae, Vidalamiinae

Subtaxa: Nipponamia satoi

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Type: Nipponamia satoi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore