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Limaria Link 1807 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16767

Alternative spelling: Lima (Limaria)

Synonyms: Lima (Limatulella) Sacco 1898 (no. 158817), Lima (Promantellum) Iredale 1939 (no. 120099), Limaria (Limatulella) Sacco 1898 (no. 140672), Limatulella Sacco 1898 (no. 89484), Promantellum Iredale 1939 (no. 86422), Submantellum Olsson and Harbison 1953 (no. 89487), Winckworthia Glibert and Van de Poel 1965 (no. 89486)

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, Lima, Limatula, Limatuletta, Limatulinae, Limea, Liminae, Mantellina, Meotolima, Mysidioptera, Notolimea, Palaeolima, Plagiostoma, Plagiostominae, Platilimaria, Plicacesta, Pseudacesta, Pseudoctenostreon, Pseudolimea, Pseudolucina, Roncania, Serania, Seymourtula, Tirolidia

Subtaxa: Lima (Promantellum) florpacifica, Limaria (Limaria), Limaria (Limatulella) loscombii, Limaria hemphilli, Limaria labani, Limaria orientalis, Limaria pacifica, Limaria pellucida, Promantellum polynema

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder