Lima Bruguière 1797 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Synonyms: Austrolima Iredale 1929, Lima (Radula) Mörch 1853, Radula Mörch 1853

Parent taxon: Limidae according to R. Marquet 2002

See also Beu et al. 1990, Dartevelle and Freneix 1957, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Moore 1987, Packard 1922, Popenoe 1937, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Vokes 1973 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Glaucion Lima (Lima) Lima (Lima) pelagica Lima (Mantellum) Lima (Radula) mungoensis Lima aequilatera Lima amaxensis Lima angulata Lima bassii Lima blackburnei Lima bulloides Lima canalifera Lima cholla Lima cinnabarensis Lima clathrata Lima colorata Lima connectens Lima coodei Lima costulata Lima dehiscens Lima delaunayi Lima densepunctata Lima espinal Lima exilis Lima geronimoensis Lima goyoni Lima halensis Lima iraonensis Lima kimballi Lima klipsteini Lima lima Lima linguliformis Lima martini Lima moeschi Lima muralensis Lima nana Lima packardi Lima pangymna Lima parallela Lima plicatula Lima polyactina Lima reniformis Lima sayrei Lima schardti Lima subauriculata Lima subdensepunctata Lima subpunctata Lima subretifera Lima tenuilineata Lima tetrica Lima vulgaris Lima williamsoni Lima xiangnanensis Lima zealandica Limigenus Radula bernayi

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Type: Ostrea lima

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (3), Cuba (2), Djibouti (1), France (1), Greece (2), Italy (2), Japan (4), Kenya (4), Mexico (2), Morocco (4), Portugal (1), South Africa (5), Spain (3), Sudan (1), Taiwan (1), Tonga (3), United States (3: Florida), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Fiji (2), Greece (1), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (2), the United Kingdom (5), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (12), Australia (3), Austria (2), Brazil (3), Bulgaria (1), Cyprus (1), France (2), Hungary (1), Japan (1), Libya (1), Malta (1), Moldova (5), New Zealand (16), Poland (6), Portugal (2), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Bulgaria (1), France (2), New Zealand (6), Romania (1), United States (4: Florida, Georgia), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Bulgaria (2), Croatia (1), Egypt (1), Italy (2), Japan (5), Mexico (1), New Zealand (3), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (11: California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), China (1), Denmark (6)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (2), Argentina (5), Austria (1), Brazil (5), the Czech Republic (2), Denmark (1), France (14), Germany (3), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), India (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Libya (1), Mexico (8), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Peru (2), Portugal (4), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (2), Sweden (1), Switzerland (22), USSR (9), the United Arab Emirates (2), the United Kingdom (5), United States (183: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah)

• Jurassic of Canada (10: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (2), Eritrea (2), Ethiopia (3), France (7), Georgia (1), Germany (4), Greenland (34), Italy (1), Lebanon (1), Luxembourg (1), Madagascar (10), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (7), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Somalia (4), Spain (32), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), Thailand (1), USSR (2), the United Kingdom (8), United States (14: Alaska, California, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Australia (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (1), France (1), Hungary (7), Italy (9), Japan (2), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (15), Slovakia (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (9: Alaska, California, Oregon), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of China (5), Italy (2), United States (2: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Utah)

Total: 690 collections including 830 occurrences

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