Lima lima Linnaeus 1758 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea lima

Belongs to Lima according to H. E. Vokes 1973

See also Richards et al. 1969

Sister taxa: Glaucion, Lima (Lima), Lima (Lima) pelagica, Lima (Mantellum), Lima (Regalilima), Lima (Tirolidia), Lima aequilatera, Lima alpissordidae, Lima alternans, Lima amaxensis, Lima appressa, Lima areolaris, Lima austriaca, Lima azzarolae, Lima balatonica, Lima bassii, Lima bella, Lima blackburnei, Lima bulloides, Lima canalifera, Lima cancellata, Lima cholla, Lima cinnabarensis, Lima clathrata, Lima colorata, Lima connectens, Lima coodei, Lima costata, Lima costulata, Lima cuneata, Lima dehiscens, Lima delaunayi, Lima densepunctata, Lima discus, Lima distincta, Lima eocenica, Lima ericensis, Lima espinal, Lima exilis, Lima flexicostata, Lima geronimoensis, Lima glacialis, Lima goliath, Lima goyoni, Lima halensis, Lima harrisiana, Lima incurvostriata, Lima iraonensis, Lima kennedyi, Lima kimballi, Lima klipsteini, Lima lineata, Lima lineatopunctatus, Lima linguliformis, Lima loczyi, Lima martini, Lima maxima, Lima microtis, Lima moeschi, Lima multilineata, Lima muralensis, Lima nana, Lima oliva, Lima packardi, Lima pangymna, Lima parallela, Lima paulula, Lima paupercula, Lima plicatula, Lima polyactina, Lima recticostata, Lima reniformis, Lima retifera, Lima robertsae, Lima sayrei, Lima schardti, Lima shastaensis, Lima sinuata, Lima strigilis, Lima subauriculata, Lima subdensepunctata, Lima subdistincta, Lima subdupla, Lima subpunctata, Lima subretifera, Lima succincta, Lima telleri, Lima tenuilineata, Lima tetrica, Lima transversa, Lima vulgaris, Lima williamsoni, Lima xiangnanensis, Lima zealandica, Lima zitteli, Limigenus, Lima (Radula) skuphi, Lima (Radula) mungoensis, Lima (Radula) subcumaunica, Radula bernayi, Lima (Radula) baungensis, Lima (Radula) valmariannae, Lima (Radula) baliana

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Cuba (1), Djibouti (1), France (1), Greece (2), Italy (2), Japan (2), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), Spain (3), Taiwan (1), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (12), Bulgaria (1), Cyprus (1), France (1), Hungary (1), Moldova (5), Poland (5), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1)

Total: 55 collections each including a single occurrence

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