Amia pattersoni Grande and Bemis 1998 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Full reference: L. Grande and W. E. Bemis. 1998. A comprehensive phylogenetic study of amiid fishes (Amiidae) based on comparative skeletal anatomy. An empirical search for interconnected patterns of natural history. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir 4. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18(1, suppl.):1-690

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

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

Type specimen: FMNH PF 14091, a skeleton

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution: found only at Below DW-2 (Paleocene of Alberta)

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