Ctenostreon rugosum Smith 1817 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative combination: Lima rugosum

Synonyms: Ctenostreon pectiniformis von Schlotheim 1820, Ctenostreon wrighti Bayle 1878, Ostracites pectiniformis von Schlotheim 1820

Belongs to Ctenostreon according to M. Aberhan 1998

See also Ros-Franch et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Ctenostreon newelli, Ctenostreon proboscideum

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1 collection), Canada (15: Alberta, British Columbia), Chile (13), France (4), Somalia (1), Spain (8), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 45 collections each including a single occurrence

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