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Definition of the noun Amiiformes
What does Amiiformes mean as a name of something?
Amiiformes is an order of Actinopterygii.
- synonym: order Amiiformes
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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The Diversity of Fishes (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Amiiformes is an order of fish, of which only ...
Biology, Ecology by CTI Reviews
Amiiformes is an order of fish, of which only one species, the Bowfin, Amia calva, is extant. Endemism is the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, county or other defined zone, or habitat ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
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, a *gular plate, a *heterocercal tail, and a ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
American boring system Amiiformes American boring system Mining Engineering , a system of percussive boring in which a string of boring tools is attached to a rope suspended from a derrick, thus allowing the tools to be raised clear of the ...
From Genome to Environment
It first appeared in the rayfinned fishes when the bowfin or a relative (order Amiiformes) diverged from the gars (order Lepisosteiformes) about 250 million years ago. Thus, most teleosts have a choroid rete. However, it has been secondarily ...
by Paul A. Rees
American Society of Animal Science AmericanStudBook American Veterinary Medical Association Amiiformes amino acid amnion amniote amniotic egg amniotic fluid ...
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.
Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster
that is the only surviving member of an order (Amiiformes) dating back to the Jurassic bow-front \-,fnmt\ adj (1918) 1 : having an outward curving front <~ furniture) 2 : having a bow window in front ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3I1I1F4O1R1M3E1S1
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