Ctenoides (Ctenoides) scabra Born 1778 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative combinations: Lima (Ctenoides) scabra, Lima scabra, Ostrea scabra

Full reference: I. Born. 1778. Index rerum naturalium Musei Cæsarei Vindobonensis - Pars I ma Testacea - Verzeichniß der natürlichen Seltenheiten des k k Naturalien Cabinets zu Wien - Erster Theil - Schalthiere - Vindobonae 1-458

Belongs to Ctenoides (Ctenoides) according to H. E. Vokes 1973

See also Born 1778 and Richards 1962

Sister taxon: Ctenoides (Ctenoides) floridana

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Cuba (2), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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