Amia hesperia Wilson 1982 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Full reference: M. V. H. Wilson. 1982. A new species of the fish Amia from the middle Eocene of British Columbia. Palaeontology 25(2):413-424

Belongs to Amia according to Wilson 1982

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

Type specimen: UAVP 14758, a skeleton. Its type locality is Ashnola chert site (above), which is in a Lutetian fluvial shale in Canada.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution: found only at Ashnola chert site (above)

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