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Pachyamia Chalifa and Tchernov 1982 (bowfin)

Osteichthyes - Amiiformes - Amiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 149768

Full reference: Y. Chalifa and E. Tchernov. 1982. Pachyamia latimaxillaris, New Genus and Species (Actinopterygii: Amiidae), from the Cenomanian of Jerusalem. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 2(3):269-285

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

Sister taxa: Melvius, Vidalamia

Subtaxa: Pachyamia latimaxillaris, Pachyamia mexicana

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Type: Pachyamia latimaxillaris

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore