Lima lima Linnaeus 1758 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea lima

Belongs to Lima according to H. E. Vokes 1973

See also Richards et al. 1969

Sister taxa: Glaucion, Lima (Lima), Lima (Lima) pelagica, Lima (Mantellum), Lima aequilatera, Lima alpissordidae, Lima amaxensis, Lima angulata, Lima bassii, Lima blackburnei, Lima bulloides, Lima canalifera, Lima cholla, Lima cinnabarensis, Lima clathrata, Lima colorata, Lima connectens, Lima coodei, Lima costulata, Lima dehiscens, Lima delaunayi, Lima densepunctata, Lima espinal, Lima exilis, Lima geronimoensis, Lima goyoni, Lima halensis, Lima harrisiana, Lima incurvostriata, Lima iraonensis, Lima kimballi, Lima klipsteini, Lima linguliformis, Lima martini, Lima moeschi, Lima muralensis, Lima nana, Lima packardi, Lima pangymna, Lima parallela, Lima plicatula, Lima polyactina, Lima reniformis, Lima sayrei, Lima schardti, Lima subauriculata, Lima subdensepunctata, Lima subpunctata, Lima subretifera, Lima tenuilineata, Lima tetrica, Lima twinensis, Lima vulgaris, Lima williamsoni, Lima xiangnanensis, Lima zealandica, Lima zitteli, Limigenus, Lima (Radula) mungoensis, Radula bernayi

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Cuba (1), Djibouti (1), France (1), Greece (2), Italy (2), Japan (2), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), Spain (3), Taiwan (1), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (12), Bulgaria (1), Cyprus (1), France (1), Hungary (1), Moldova (5), Poland (5), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1)

Total: 55 collections each including a single occurrence

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