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Escalima

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Taxonomy
Limea (Escalima) was named by Iredale (1929) [m. kosnik taxon no: 8329]. Its type is Lima acclinis.

It was reranked as Escalima by Vokes (1980), Kosnik (2002) and Spencer et al. (2004).

It was assigned to Limea by Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); and to Limidae by Vokes (1980), Kosnik (2002) and Spencer et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Limea (Escalima) Iredale
1980Escalima Vokes p. 61
1992Limea (Escalima) Lamprell and Whitehead p. 40
2002Escalima Kosnik
2004Escalima Spencer et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
Limoidei(Moore 1952)
superfamilyLimoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyLimidaeRafinesque 1815
genusEscalima(Iredale 1929)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available