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Promantellum polynema Tate 1886 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 102258

Alternative combination: Lima polynema

Full reference: R. Tate. 1886. The lamellibranchs of the Older Tertiary of Australia (part 1). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 8:96-158

Belongs to Promantellum according to T. A. Darragh 1970

Sister taxa: Limaria (Limaria), Limaria hemphilli, Limaria labani, Limaria orientalis, Limaria pacifica, Limaria pellucida, Limaria (Limatulella) loscombii, Limaria (Limatulella) obliqua, Lima (Promantellum) florpacifica

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder