Costellacesta Kauffman 1964 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Parent taxon: Limidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acesta, Anomolima, Antarctolima, Antiquilima, Aviculolima, Badiotella, Callolima, 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: none

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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