Escalima Iredale 1929 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative spelling: Limea (Escalima)

Parent taxon: Limidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Kosnik 2002, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992 and Spencer et al. 2004

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

Subtaxa: Escalima acclinis Limea (Escalima) murrayi

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Type: Lima acclinis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Escalima in the database

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