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Lima Bruguière 1797 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16765

Synonyms: Austrolima Iredale 1929 (no. 89477), Lima (Radula) Mörch 1853 (no. 366573), Radula Mörch 1853 (no. 89488)

Parent taxon: Limidae according to R. Marquet 2002

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

Subtaxa: Glaucion, Lima (Lima), Lima (Lima) pelagica, Lima (Mantellum), Lima (Radula) baliana, Lima (Radula) baungensis, Lima (Radula) mungoensis, Lima (Radula) skuphi, Lima (Radula) subcumaunica, Lima (Radula) valmariannae, Lima (Regalilima), Lima (Tirolidia), Lima aequilatera, Lima alpissordidae, Lima alternans, Lima amaxensis, Lima appressa, Lima areolaris, Lima austriaca, Lima azzarolae, Lima balatonica, Lima bassii, Lima bella, Lima blackburnei, Lima bulloides, Lima canalifera, Lima cancellata, Lima cholla, Lima cinnabarensis, Lima clathrata, Lima colorata, Lima connectens, Lima coodei, Lima costata, Lima costulata, Lima cuneata, Lima dehiscens, Lima delaunayi, Lima densepunctata, Lima discus, Lima distincta, Lima eocenica, Lima ericensis, Lima espinal, Lima exilis, Lima flexicostata, Lima geronimoensis, Lima glacialis, Lima goliath, Lima goyoni, Lima halensis, Lima harrisiana, Lima incurvostriata, Lima iraonensis, Lima kennedyi, Lima kimballi, Lima klipsteini, Lima lima, Lima lineata, Lima lineatopunctatus, Lima linguliformis, Lima loczyi, Lima martini, Lima maxima, Lima microtis, Lima moeschi, Lima multilineata, Lima muralensis, Lima nana, Lima oliva, Lima packardi, Lima pangymna, Lima parallela, Lima paulula, Lima paupercula, Lima plicatula, Lima polyactina, Lima recticostata, Lima reniformis, Lima retifera, Lima robertsae, Lima sayrei, Lima schardti, Lima shastaensis, Lima sinuata, Lima strigilis, Lima subauriculata, Lima subdensepunctata, Lima subdistincta, Lima subdupla, Lima subpunctata, Lima subretifera, Lima succincta, Lima telleri, Lima tenuilineata, Lima tetrica, Lima transversa, Lima vulgaris, Lima williamsoni, Lima xiangnanensis, Lima zealandica, Lima zitteli, Limigenus, Radula bernayi

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Type: Ostrea lima

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder