Pseudolimea Douglas and Arkell 1932 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative spelling: Limea (Pseudolimea)

Parent taxon: Limidae according to A. Scholz et al. 2008

See also El Qot 2006, Ronchetti 1970, Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell 1998 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Lima kerri Lima kimbroensis Lima pelagica woolseyi Lima reticulata Lima sellardsi Limea (Pseudolimea) cristata Limea (Pseudolimea) parva Limea (Pseudolimea) pectinoides Limea (Pseudolimea) roemeri Pseudolimea chongi Pseudolimea composita Pseudolimea cumaunica Pseudolimea dilatata Pseudolimea duplicata Pseudolimea fida Pseudolimea hettangiensis Pseudolimea inanis Pseudolimea interplicosa Pseudolimea itieriana Pseudolimea kaplani Pseudolimea koninckana Pseudolimea neglecta Pseudolimea riccardii

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Argentina (7 collections)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (54), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Brazil (14), Bulgaria (1), Cameroon (1), Chile (1), China (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (3), Cuba (1), Denmark (3), Ecuador (1), Egypt (17), France (4), Germany (5), India (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Mozambique (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (27), Poland (9), the Russian Federation (4), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (151: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (2), Canada (28: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (39), China (2), France (10), Georgia (1), Germany (24), Greenland (9), Hungary (2), India (57), Iran (1), Kenya (2), Luxembourg (1), Madagascar (3), Mexico (1), New Zealand (14), Poland (10), Portugal (10), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (4), Saudi Arabia (6), Slovakia (1), Spain (25), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (8), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (18)

• Triassic of Argentina (5), Austria (17), Chile (1), China (1), Japan (5), Mexico (1), New Caledonia (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (2), Slovakia (1), the United Arab Emirates (4), United States (3: Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 650 collections including 719 occurrences

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