Antiquilima Cox 1943 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Parent taxon: Limidae according to S. Ros-Franch et al. 2014

See also Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Acesta, Anomolima, Antarctolima, Aviculolima, Badiotella, Callolima, Costellacesta, Ctenoides, Ctenostreon, Ctenostreoninae, Dimorphoconcha, Divarilima, Echinorbis, Elimata, Escalima, Gemellima, Gryphellina, Latemaria, Lima, Limaria, Limatula, Limatuletta, Limatulinae, Limea, Liminae, Mantellina, Meotolima, Mysidioptera, Mysidiopterinae, Notolimea, Palaeolima, Plagiostoma, Plagiostominae, Platilimaria, Plicacesta, Pseudoctenostreon, Pseudolimea, Pseudolucina, Roncania, Serania, Seymourtula, Tirolidia

Subtaxa: Antiquilima (Antiquilima) Antiquilima antiquata Antiquilima atacamensis Antiquilima hians Antiquilima nodulosa

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Type: Lima antiquata

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Japan (1 collection), Ukraine (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Canada (17: Alberta, British Columbia), Chile (9), France (2), Germany (3), Japan (1), Luxembourg (1), Mexico (2), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (5), Serbia and Montenegro (2), the United Kingdom (6)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Chile (2), China (1), Iran (10), New Caledonia (3), the Russian Federation (1), United States (4: Alaska, Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 74 collections including 80 occurrences

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