Ctenostreon Eichwald 1862 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative spelling: Lima (Ctenostreon)

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

See also Maury 1936, Ronchetti 1970, Scholz et al. 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Ctenostreon newelli Ctenostreon proboscideum Ctenostreon rugosum

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Hungary (1 collection), USSR (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Argentina (3), Canada (16: Alberta, British Columbia), Chile (68), China (2), Egypt (2), Ethiopia (1), France (19), Georgia (1), Germany (7), Hungary (1), India (15), Iran (4), Japan (3), Jordan (2), Kenya (1), Madagascar (3), Mexico (1), Morocco (7), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Romania (5), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (11), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (24), United States (14: Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Wyoming ), Yemen (1)

• Triassic of Slovakia (1)

Total: 224 collections including 230 occurrences

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