Plagiostoma punctata Sowerby 1818 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative combination: Lima punctata

Belongs to Plagiostoma according to J. Sowerby 1818

See also Stoppani 1865

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 punctatum, 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 France (1 collection), Greenland (2), the Russian Federation (2), Turkey (3)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Austria (2), Italy (2)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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