Ctenoides Mörch 1853 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative spelling: Lima (Ctenoides)

Synonym: Divaricolima Rovereto 1898

Parent taxon: Limidae according to A. G. Beu 2006

See also Beu et al. 1990, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Richards 1962, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1973 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Acesta, Anomolima, Antarctolima, Antiquilima, Aviculolima, Badiotella, Callolima, Costellacesta, 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: Ctenoides (Ctenoides) Ctenoides ales Ctenoides annulata Ctenoides annulatus Ctenoides spathulatus Ctenoides vogeli Lima (Ctenoides) delettrei Lima (Ctenoides) flabelloides Lima (Ctenoides) rara

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Cuba (2), Djibouti (1), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), United States (4: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (1), New Zealand (1), United States (1: Florida), Vanuatu (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), France (1), Italy (2), New Zealand (1), Romania (1), United States (2: Georgia, Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (6), France (1)

• Cretaceous of Azerbaijan (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (1), India (1), Italy (3), Japan (3), Madagascar (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Oman (1), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Japan (4)

Total: 70 collections including 81 occurrences

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