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Amia calva Linnaeus 1766 (bowfin)

Osteichthyes - Amiiformes - Amiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 149596

Synonym: Amia reticulata Lesuer 1846 (taxon 149601)

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

Sister taxa: Amia fragosa, Amia hesperia, Amia pattersoni, Amia robusta, Amia scutata, Amia uintaensis

Type specimens:

  • Amia calva: LS128, a partial skeleton
  • Amia reticulata:

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore