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Amia calva Linnaeus, 1766
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Amia; Species: calva; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Author and year (Ref. 3814).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, amia = a kind of shark (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
calva (Latin) = smooth or 'the bald scalp of the head', probably referring to the smooth appearance of the head of live specimens (Ref. 46234).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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