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Amia calva (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Taxonomy
Amia calva was named by Linnaeus (1766). It is extant. Its type specimen is LS128, a partial skeleton.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1766Amia calva Linnaeus
1846Amia reticulata Lesuer
1998Amia calva Grande and Bemis p. 33
2018Amia calva Carnevale and Godfrey p. 165

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
infraclassHolostei(Müller 1846)
orderAmiiformesHay 1929
familyAmiidae
subfamilyAmiinaeBonaparte 1837
genusAmia
speciescalvaLinnaeus 1766

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: freshwatersubf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Diet 2: piscivoreo
Created: 2017-04-17 10:30:52
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:30:52
Source: subf = subfamily, o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Bush and Bambach 2015, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Barstovian to the top of the Holocene or 15.97000 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nebraska) Amia calva (18284)
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Kansas) Amia calva (18450)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Florida) Amia calva (18554)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Florida) Amia calva (58089)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (Florida) Amia calva (20440)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Amia calva (154921)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Amia calva (154722)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Georgia) Amia calva (152113)