Limopsis Sassi 1827 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Limopsidae

Alternative spelling: Axinaea (Limopsis)

Synonyms: Circlimopa Iredale 1939, Cnisma Mayer 1868, Cosmetopsis Rovereto 1898, Crenulilimopsis Kuroda and Habe 1971, Cyrenolimopsis Habe 1943, Empleconia Dall 1908, Felicia Rochebrune and Mabille 1889, Limopsis (Pectunculina) d'Orbigny 1843, Loringella Iredale 1929, Lunopsis d'Orbigny 1850, Nipponolimopsis Habe 1951, Oblimopa Iredale 1939, Pectunculina d'Orbigny 1843, Phrynelima Iredale 1929, Senectidens Iredale 1931, Trigonocoelia Nyst and Galeotti 1839, Versipella Iredale 1931

Parent taxon: Limopsidae according to A. G. Beu et al. 2012

See also Anelli et al. 2006, Beu 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Cossmann 1882, Dockery 1982, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Mandic et al. 2002, Marasti 1973, Maxwell 1992, Moore 1984, Oostingh 1935, Packard 1922, Sepkoski 2002, Skwarko 1994, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Weaver and Palmer 1922 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Lissarca, Notolimopsis, Nucunella, Vasconellinae, Aupouria

Subtaxa: Limopsis (Limopsis) Limopsis (Limopsista) Limopsis (Pectunculina) fenestrata Limopsis (Pectunculina) grenadarum Limopsis (Pectunculina) lamellata Limopsis (Pectunculina) multistriata Limopsis (Pectunculina) retifera Limopsis affinis Limopsis aguilari Limopsis antillensis Limopsis aviculoides Limopsis belcheri Limopsis chapmani Limopsis cossmanni Limopsis cristata Limopsis davinae Limopsis ellipsis Limopsis grenadinarum Limopsis hatoviejonis Limopsis hirtella Limopsis insolita Limopsis invalida Limopsis janeiroensis Limopsis kunraediensis Limopsis lawsi Limopsis marionensis Limopsis marwicki Limopsis minima Limopsis monbergi Limopsis monilis Limopsis morningtonensis Limopsis multiradiata Limopsis onchodes Limopsis ovalis Limopsis parma Limopsis paucidentata Limopsis pelagica Limopsis perieri Limopsis peteri Limopsis plana Limopsis propeinvalida Limopsis psimolis Limopsis pygmaea Limopsis radialis Limopsis radiata Limopsis silveradoensis Limopsis spicata Limopsis sulcata Limopsis surinamensis Limopsis tenella Limopsis turnbulli Limopsis zealandica Limopsis zitteli Lunopsis hoerninghausii Pectunculina parvicostata Pectunculina proceritas Pectunculina scalaris Trigonocoelia curvirostris Trigonocoelia ledoides

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (1 collection), Costa Rica (3), Djibouti (1), Ireland (1), Italy (2), Japan (4), Kenya (2), Panama (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (3), Belgium (3), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (5), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Jamaica (3), Japan (10), Panama (1), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (3), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (9), Australia (19), Belgium (4), Chile (3), Cyprus (1), Denmark (1), Germany (53), Grenada (7), Italy (2), Japan (4), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (24), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Australia (2), Denmark (5), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), New Zealand (18), United States (2: Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Australia (7), Belgium (2), Bulgaria (1), France (1), Italy (1), New Zealand (4), the United Kingdom (4), United States (52: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (4), Denmark (6), Germany (1), Greenland (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (2), Puerto Rico (1), United States (9: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Austria (2), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: Alberta), Denmark (2), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (2), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), Japan (5), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (10), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (44: Alabama, California, Georgia, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (15), Germany (5), Hungary (1)

Total: 439 collections including 506 occurrences

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