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Definition of the noun Amiidae
What does Amiidae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- only the bowfins
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Amiidae: family Amiidae
- more generic term: fish family = any of various families of fish
- member of: Ganoidei / order Ganoidei = a group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales
- member: genus Amia / Amia = type genus of the Amiidae
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Biology, Ecology by CTI Reviews
Amiidae is a family of primitive rayfinned fish. Only one species, Amia calva, the bowfin, survives today, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
Families: Semionotidae, Macrosemiidae, Pycnodontidae, Eugna- thidae, Pachycormidae, Lepidosteidae, Aspidorhynchidae, Amiidae. First appear in the Permian with the Semionotidae, become abundant in the Trias, dominant in the Jurassic, ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
See AMIIDAE. Amiidae (bowfin; infraclass *Holostei, order * Amiiformes) A family with only one living representative, Amia calva, a fairly large (up to 6 kg) carnivorous fish that has a long *dorsal fin with only soft rays, ...
by Project Gutenberg
It occurs in Cyclostomata, Selachii, Holocephali, Chondrostei, Crossopterygii, Amiidae, Lepidosteidae and ...
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)
by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian
Troodontidae Amiiformes Troodon formosus Amiidae cf. Caenagnathidae Cyclurus fragosa Chirostenotes pergracilis Aspidorhynchiformes Ornithomimidae Aspidorhynchidae Dromiceiomimus brevitertius Belonostomus sp.
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Cladistia Polypteridae Bichirs” Chondrostei Acipenseridae Sturgeons" Polyodontidae Paddlefishes” Protospondyli Amiidae Bowfin” Ginglymodi Lepisosteidae Gars” Isospondyli Elopidae Tarpon* Albulidae Bonefish ...
A Dictionary of Ecology (2010)
by Michael Allaby
the Amiidae (bowfin) are found only in the eastern half of the USA). friable Applied to the consistency or handling properties of soil, meaning that the soil crumbles easily. fright substance ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
Amiidae [a mi a de] Vertebrate Zoology, a small family of fish in the order Amiiformes, comprising many extinct species and represented today by a single genus, Amia, the freshwater bowfin. Amiiformes [a mi 'a for'mez] Vertebrate Zoology, ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3I1I1D2A1E1
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Anagrams of AMIIDAE
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- EDI MAIA
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