Lima (Mantellum) Röding 1798 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative spelling: Mantellum

Parent taxon: Lima according to O. Mandic and F. F. Steininger 2003

See also Vokes 1973 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Glaucion, Lima (Lima), Lima (Lima) pelagica, Lima aequilatera, Lima alpissordidae, Lima amaxensis, Lima angulata, Lima bassii, Lima blackburnei, Lima bulloides, Lima canalifera, Lima cholla, Lima cinnabarensis, Lima clathrata, Lima colorata, Lima connectens, Lima coodei, Lima costulata, Lima dehiscens, Lima delaunayi, Lima densepunctata, Lima espinal, Lima exilis, Lima geronimoensis, Lima goyoni, Lima halensis, Lima harrisiana, Lima iraonensis, Lima kimballi, Lima klipsteini, Lima lima, Lima linguliformis, Lima martini, Lima moeschi, Lima muralensis, Lima nana, Lima packardi, Lima pangymna, Lima parallela, Lima plicatula, Lima polyactina, Lima reniformis, Lima sayrei, Lima schardti, Lima subauriculata, Lima subdensepunctata, Lima subpunctata, Lima subretifera, Lima tenuilineata, Lima tetrica, Lima vulgaris, Lima williamsoni, Lima xiangnanensis, Lima zealandica, Limigenus, Lima (Radula) mungoensis, Radula bernayi

Subtaxa: Lima (Mantellum) duplicata Lima (Mantellum) sergipica

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), Morocco (1)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (5), Denmark (1), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: Texas)

• Jurassic of France (1), Somalia (1), Spain (32)

Total: 50 collections including 51 occurrences

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