Lima (Lima) BruguiƩre 1796 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Parent taxon: Lima according to R. Marquet 2002

See also Moore 1987, Skwarko 1994 and Vokes 1973

Sister taxa: Glaucion, Lima (Lima) pelagica, Lima (Mantellum), Lima (Regalilima), Lima (Tirolidia), Lima aequilatera, Lima alpissordidae, Lima alternans, Lima amaxensis, Lima angulata, Lima areolaris, Lima austriaca, Lima balatonica, Lima bassii, 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 dehiscens, Lima delaunayi, Lima densepunctata, 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 kimballi, Lima klipsteini, Lima lima, Lima lineata, Lima linguliformis, Lima loczyi, Lima martini, Lima maxima, Lima moeschi, Lima muralensis, Lima nana, Lima packardi, Lima pangymna, Lima parallela, Lima paulula, Lima paupercula, Lima plicatula, Lima polyactina, Lima reniformis, Lima retifera, Lima sayrei, Lima schardti, Lima strigilis, Lima subauriculata, Lima subdensepunctata, Lima subdistincta, Lima subpunctata, Lima subretifera, Lima telleri, Lima tenuilineata, Lima tetrica, Lima transversa, Lima twinensis, Lima vulgaris, Lima williamsoni, Lima xiangnanensis, Lima zealandica, Lima zitteli, Limigenus, Lima (Radula) skuphi, Lima (Radula) mungoensis, Lima (Radula) subcumaunica, Radula bernayi, Lima (Radula) baliana

Subtaxa: Lima (Lima) caribaea Lima (Lima) rembangensis Lima (Lima) tampaensis Lima (Lima) vedderi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (3 collections), Cuba (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Fiji (2), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (1), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Brazil (3), United States (1: Florida)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (54: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas)

• Jurassic of Germany (3)

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 74 collections including 86 occurrences

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