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Elimata Dickins 1963 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16626

Full reference: J. M. Dickins. 1963. Permian pelecypods and gastropods from western Australia. Bulletin of the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics 63:1-203

Parent taxon: Limidae according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

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

Subtaxa: Elimata guppyi, Elimata permiana, Elimata polita, Elimata prima, Elimata symmetrica

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Type: Elimata guppyi

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder