Plagiostoma tihensis Abbass 1962 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative combination: Lima (Plagiostoma) tihensis

Belongs to Plagiostoma according to G. M. El Qot 2006

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 aequilateralis, 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 punctatum, Plagiostoma rigida, Plagiostoma rodburgensis, Plagiostoma semicircularis, Plagiostoma striatum, Plagiostoma sublaeviusculum, Plagiostoma subpunctatoides, Plagiostoma subsimplex, Plagiostoma subvaloniense

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Gebel Yelleg, Galala Formation, Sinai - Bed 18 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

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