Plagiostoma Sowerby 1814 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative spelling: Lima (Plagiostoma)

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

See also El Qot 2006, Marwick 1953, Maury 1936, Ronchetti 1970, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 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, Lima, Limaria, Limatula, Limatuletta, Limatulinae, Limea, Liminae, Mantellina, Meotolima, Mysidioptera, Notolimea, Palaeolima, Plagiostominae, Platilimaria, Plicacesta, Pseudacesta, Pseudoctenostreon, Pseudolimea, Pseudolucina, Roncania, Serania, Seymourtula, Tirolidia

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) kanei Lima (Plagiostoma) notata Lima (Plagiostoma) paolii Lima (Plagiostoma) perplana Lima (Plagiostoma) pseudohoernesi Lima (Plagiostoma) rigida Lima (Plagiostoma) subcardiiformis Lima (Plagiostoma) ziona Plagiostoma aurita Plagiostoma bellula Plagiostoma delettrei Plagiostoma deltoideum Plagiostoma dianense Plagiostoma euximium Plagiostoma gejiuense Plagiostoma gigantea Plagiostoma giganteum Plagiostoma harronis Plagiostoma hermanni Plagiostoma hoperi Plagiostoma immensum Plagiostoma inversa Plagiostoma lenaensis Plagiostoma malinovskyi Plagiostoma nudum Plagiostoma popovi Plagiostoma punctatum Plagiostoma rigida Plagiostoma rodburgensis Plagiostoma semicircularis Plagiostoma striatum Plagiostoma sublaeviusculum 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 Argentina (1), Australia (1), Austria (2), Belgium (2), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (1), Chile (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (2), France (8), Gabon (1), Germany (9), Greenland (1), India (1), Italy (3), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (2), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Nigeria (1), Peru (11), Poland (10), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (1), USSR (6), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (11: Alabama, Mississippi, New Jersey)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (3), Argentina (2), Belgium (1), Canada (23: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (157), China (2), Egypt (2), Ethiopia (16), France (113), Germany (41), Greenland (39), Hungary (6), India (41), Iran (9), Italy (3), Japan (4), Jordan (5), Kenya (19), 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 (12), Spain (45), Switzerland (3), Tanzania (12), Thailand (1), Tunisia (9), the United Kingdom (70), United States (47: Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Wyoming ), Vietnam (1), Yemen (8)

• Triassic of Austria (38), China (26), Germany (10), Hungary (8), Iran (15), Italy (6), Japan (2), Pakistan (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Poland (6), the Russian Federation (7), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Slovakia (1), the United Arab Emirates (4), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: Nevada, Oregon)

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

Total: 1004 collections including 1250 occurrences

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