Amia hesperia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Neopterygii 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii

Infraclassis: Holostei
Ordo: Amiiformes
Superfamilia: Amioidea
Familia: Amiidae
Genus: Amia
Species: †A. hesperia

Name[edit]

Amia hesperia Wilson 1982

Type locality[edit]

Early Eocene; Ashnola Chert site, Allenby Formation, Princeton Group, Princeton, British Columbia, Canada

Type material[edit]

Holotype: Vertebrate paleontology Collections, Department Of Geology, university of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada UAVP 14758

References[edit]

Wilson, M. V., 1982; "A new species of the fish Amia from the Middle Eocene of British Columbia" Palaeontology 25(2):413-424