Limopsis (Limopsis) aurita Brocchi 1814 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Limopsidae

Alternative combinations: Arca aurita, Limopsis aurita

Belongs to Limopsis (Limopsis) according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Beu 2006, Schnetler and Palm 2008 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Limopsis (Limopsis) cooki, Limopsis (Limopsis) retifera, Limopsis (Limopsis) waihaoensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Italy (1), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Denmark (1), Germany (53), Italy (1), the Netherlands (2)

• Oligocene of Denmark (5)

Total: 73 collections each including a single occurrence

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