Plagiostoma Sowerby 1814 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative spellings: Lima (Plagiostoma), Radula (Plagiostoma)

Parent taxon: Limidae according to Y. S. Repin 2013

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, El Qot 2006, Kendrick and Vartak 2007, Marwick 1953, Maury 1936, Ronchetti 1970, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Acesta, Anomolima, Antarctolima, Antiquilima, Aviculolima, Badiotella, Callolima, Costellacesta, Ctenoides, Ctenostreon, Ctenostreoninae, Dimorphoconcha, Divarilima, Echinorbis, Elimata, Escalima, Gemellima, Latemaria, Lima, Limaria, Limatula, Limatuletta, Limatulinae, Limea, Liminae, Mantellina, Meotolima, Mysidioptera, Mysidiopterinae, Neoinoceramus, Notolimea, Palaeolima, Plagiostominae, Platilimaria, Plicacesta, Pseudoctenostreon, Pseudolimea, Pseudolucina, Roncania, Serania, Seymourtula

Subtaxa: Lima (Plagiostoma) anonii Lima (Plagiostoma) astartina Lima (Plagiostoma) bognyensis Lima (Plagiostoma) bynei Lima (Plagiostoma) derbyi Lima (Plagiostoma) fazendaestivica Lima (Plagiostoma) grenieri Lima (Plagiostoma) hellica Lima (Plagiostoma) hoperi Lima (Plagiostoma) kanei Lima (Plagiostoma) mysica Lima (Plagiostoma) notata Lima (Plagiostoma) oregonensis Lima (Plagiostoma) paolii Lima (Plagiostoma) perplana Lima (Plagiostoma) pseudohoernesi Lima (Plagiostoma) rigida Lima (Plagiostoma) stabilei Lima (Plagiostoma) subcardiiformis Lima (Plagiostoma) ziona Plagiostoma aequilateralis Plagiostoma angulatum Plagiostoma aurita Plagiostoma bellula Plagiostoma delettrei Plagiostoma deltoideum Plagiostoma dianense Plagiostoma euximium Plagiostoma gejiuense Plagiostoma gigantea Plagiostoma giganteum Plagiostoma harronis Plagiostoma hermanni Plagiostoma hesione Plagiostoma hoperi Plagiostoma immensum Plagiostoma inversa Plagiostoma lenaensis Plagiostoma malinovskyi Plagiostoma marticensis Plagiostoma nudum Plagiostoma ootatoorensis Plagiostoma popovi Plagiostoma praecursor Plagiostoma pratzi Plagiostoma pseudohoernesi Plagiostoma punctata Plagiostoma punctatum Plagiostoma rigida Plagiostoma rodburgensis Plagiostoma semicircularis Plagiostoma striatum Plagiostoma sublaeviusculum Plagiostoma subpunctatoides Plagiostoma subsimplex Plagiostoma subvaloniense Plagiostoma tihensis

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Type: Lima gigantea

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Poland (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Angola (1), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Austria (2), Belgium (2), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (1), Cameroon (7), Chile (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (2), France (9), Gabon (4), Germany (9), Greenland (1), India (2), Italy (3), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (2), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Nigeria (3), Peru (11), Poland (10), the Russian Federation (8), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (11: Alabama, Mississippi, New Jersey)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (3), Argentina (3), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (6), Canada (23: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (165), China (2), Egypt (2), Ethiopia (16), France (113), Germany (46), Greenland (39), Hungary (6), India (41), Iran (9), Italy (4), Japan (4), Jordan (5), Kenya (20), Luxembourg (4), Madagascar (2), Mexico (4), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), Portugal (5), Romania (6), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (28), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovakia (2), Somalia (11), Spain (89), Switzerland (3), Tanzania (12), Thailand (1), Tunisia (9), Turkey (3), the United Kingdom (94), United States (47: Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Wyoming ), Vietnam (1), Yemen (8)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Austria (38), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), China (28), France (1), Germany (11), Hungary (11), Indonesia (7), Iran (15), Italy (12), Japan (2), Pakistan (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Poland (8), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (10), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Turkey (1), the United Arab Emirates (4), the United Kingdom (3), United States (4: Nevada, Oregon)

• Permian of Australia (6), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Texas)

Total: 1143 collections including 1410 occurrences

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