Cyclurus fragosus Jordan 1927 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Alternative combinations: Cyclurus fragosa, Kindleia fragosa

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

See also Bryant 1989, Estes 1964, Lillegraven and Eberle 1999 and Pearson et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Amia chinzhalensis, Amia russelli, Cyclurus efremovi, Cyclurus gurleyi, Cyclurus ignotus, Cyclurus kehreri, Cyclurus macrocephalus, Cyclurus oligocenicus, Cyclurus valenciennesi, Stylomyleodon lacus

Type specimen: NMC 8533

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (8: Montana, Wyoming collections)

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (70: Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 80 collections each including a single occurrence

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