Maliamia gigas Patterson and Longbottom 1989 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH P.61340, a partial skull

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution: found only at Tamaguélelt (Eocene of Mali)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.