Ctenostreon proboscideum Sowerby 1820 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative combination: Lima proboscidea

Belongs to Ctenostreon according to I. Lazar et al. 2004

See also Aberhan 1998

Sister taxa: Ctenostreon newelli, Ctenostreon rugosum

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Chile (1 collection), Egypt (2), France (3), Germany (1), Hungary (1), India (15), Japan (1), Kenya (1), Madagascar (1), Poland (1), Romania (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (16)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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