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calva, Amia Linnaeus [C.] (ex Garden) 1766:500 [Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 2786] Fresh waters of Carolina [South Carolina], U.S.A. Holotype (unique): Linn. Soc. Lond. 128 (left half-skin). Type catalog: Goode & Bean 1885:205 [ref. 1841], Wheeler 1985:24 [ref. 20705]. Based on the 'Mudfish' in manuscript description, and 1 specimen sent by A. Garden [South Carolina]. •Valid as Amia calva Linnaeus 1766 -- (Lee et al. 1980:53 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:57 [ref. 22186], Robison & Buchanan 1988:98 [ref. 23393], McAllister 1990:43 [ref. 14674], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:29 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:31 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:30 [ref. 23239], Etnier & Starnes 1993:114 [ref. 22809], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:199 [ref. 21581], Warren et al. 1994:132 [ref. 25557], Knight & Hastings 1994:149 [ref. 25560], Stauffer et al. 1995:39 [ref. 23376], Cross & Collins 1995:35 [ref. 23394], Mettee et al. 1996:101 [ref. 25836], Murdy et al. 1997:57 [ref. 23144], Grande & Bemis 1998:33 [ref. 23821], Scott & Crossman 1998:112 [ref. 24570], Fuller et al. 1999:28 [ref. 25838], Lyons et al. 2000:21 [ref. 26594], Ross et al. 2001:93 [ref. 25978], Nelson et al. 2004:58 [ref. 27807], Bailey et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27882], Miller & Robison 2004:58 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:120 [ref. 27995] dated 1866, Scharpf 2005:8 [ref. 28940], Page & Burr 2011:143 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:58 [ref. 32708], Robins et al. 2018:52 [ref. 35886]). Current status: Valid as Amia calva Linnaeus 1766. Amiidae. Distribution: Eastern North America; introduced elsewhere. Habitat: freshwater.