Plagiostoma punctatum Sowerby 1818 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Belongs to Plagiostoma according to R. Paredes et al. 2013

See also Gahr 2002

Sister taxa: Lima (Plagiostoma) anonii, Lima (Plagiostoma) astartina, Lima (Plagiostoma) bognyensis, Lima (Plagiostoma) bynei, Lima (Plagiostoma) derbyi, Lima (Plagiostoma) fazendaestivica, Lima (Plagiostoma) grenieri, Lima (Plagiostoma) hellica, Lima (Plagiostoma) kanei, Lima (Plagiostoma) mysica, Lima (Plagiostoma) notata, Lima (Plagiostoma) paolii, Lima (Plagiostoma) perplana, Lima (Plagiostoma) pseudohoernesi, Lima (Plagiostoma) rigida, Lima (Plagiostoma) stabilei, Lima (Plagiostoma) subcardiiformis, Lima (Plagiostoma) ziona, Plagiostoma angulatum, Plagiostoma aurita, Plagiostoma bellula, Plagiostoma delettrei, Plagiostoma deltoideum, Plagiostoma dianense, Plagiostoma euximium, Plagiostoma gejiuense, Plagiostoma gigantea, Plagiostoma giganteum, Plagiostoma harronis, Plagiostoma hermanni, Plagiostoma hesione, Plagiostoma hoperi, Plagiostoma immensum, Plagiostoma inversa, Plagiostoma lenaensis, Plagiostoma malinovskyi, Plagiostoma nudum, Plagiostoma popovi, Plagiostoma praecursor, Plagiostoma punctata, Plagiostoma rigida, Plagiostoma rodburgensis, Plagiostoma semicircularis, Plagiostoma striatum, Plagiostoma sublaeviusculum, Plagiostoma subpunctatoides, Plagiostoma subsimplex, Plagiostoma subvaloniense, Plagiostoma tihensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of India (5 collections), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (30), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of Austria (36), Italy (2), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 80 collections each including a single occurrence

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