†superfamily Amioidea Bonaparte 1838 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes

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

See also Cavin et al. 2007, Gardiner 1960 and Kriwet 2005

Sister taxa: Ainia, Amiidae, Amioidei, Aphanepygus, Caturidae, Caturoidea, Eusemius, Ionoscopus, Leedsichthys, Oligopleura, Otomitla, Palaeolabridae, Sinoeugnathus

Subtaxa: Paracentrophoridae Promecosominidae Tomognathus

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Type: Amia

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1 collection), United States (1: Montana)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Colorado)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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