Acesta excavata Fabricius 1780 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea excavata

Belongs to Acesta according to H. Adams and A. Adams 1858

Sister taxa: Acesta (Acesta), Acesta bibbyi, Acesta brycei, Acesta maui, Acesta webbi, Lima (Acesta) beta, Lima (Acesta) obliquistriata, Lima (Acesta) obsoleta, Lima (Acesta) praetexta, Lima (Acesta) sameshimai

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Greece (2 collections)

• Miocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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