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Lima Bruguière 1797 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16765

Synonyms: Austrolima Iredale 1929 (no. 89477), Radula Mörch 1853 (no. 89488)

Parent taxon: Limidae according to R. Marquet 2002

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

Subtaxa: Glaucion, Lima (Lima), Lima (Lima) pelagica, Lima (Mantellum), Lima aequilatera, 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 iraonensis, Lima kimballi, Lima klipsteini, Lima lima, Lima linguliformis, Lima martini, Lima moeschi, Lima muralensis, Lima nana, Lima obliqua, Lima obliquistriata, Lima packardi, Lima pangymna, Lima plicatula, Lima polyactina, Lima sayrei, Lima schardti, Lima spathulata, Lima subauriculata, Lima subdensepunctata, Lima subpunctata, Lima subretifera, Lima tenuilineata, Lima tetrica, Lima vulgaris, Lima williamsoni, Lima xiangnanensis, Lima zealandica, Limigenus, Radula bernayi

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Type: Ostrea lima

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder