Limea delanouei Oppenheim 1902 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Full reference: P. Oppenheim. 1902. Ueber die Fossilien der Bl├Ąttermergel von Theben. Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Physikalische Klasse 32:435-456

Belongs to Limea according to P. Oppenheim 1902

Sister taxa: Limaea solida, Limea (Eolimea), Limea (Isolimea), Limea (Limea), Limea acuticostata, Limea alticosta, Limea margineplicata, Limea strigilata, Limea strigillata, Limea tenuisculptata, Limea transenna

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Schech-Abd-el-Ourun, Thebes (Eocene of Egypt)

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