Limaria Link 1807 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative spelling: Lima (Limaria)

Synonyms: Lima (Limatulella) Sacco 1898, Lima (Promantellum) Iredale 1939, Limaria (Limatulella) Sacco 1898, Limatulella Sacco 1898, Promantellum Iredale 1939, Submantellum Olsson and Harbison 1953, Winckworthia Glibert and Van de Poel 1965

Parent taxon: Limidae according to R. Marquet 2002

See also Beu et al. 1990, Coan et al. 2000, Dockery 1982, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Moore 1987, Olsson and Petit 1964, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Stenzel et al. 1957, Todd 2001, Vokes 1973, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1982

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

Subtaxa: Lima (Promantellum) florpacifica Limaria (Limaria) Limaria (Limatulella) loscombii Limaria (Limatulella) obliqua Limaria hemphilli Limaria labani Limaria orientalis Limaria pacifica Limaria pellucida Promantellum polynema

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (2 collections), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Thailand (1), United States (6: California, Florida, North Carolina), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (4), Jamaica (1), Panama (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Florida, South Carolina)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Argentina (1), Austria (1), Bulgaria (2), France (1), Germany (1), Panama (2), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), United States (13: California, Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Denmark (1), France (2), United States (5: Mississippi)

• Eocene of United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1), Bulgaria (1), India (1), Italy (4), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1)

• Jurassic of Yemen (5)

Total: 77 collections including 78 occurrences

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