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Limea (Isolimea) claytonensis Dickerson 1914 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 337174

Species questionably attributed to Lima by Dickerson 1914

Alternative combination: Lima claytonensis

Full reference: R. E. Dickerson. 1914. Fauna of the Martinez Eocene of California. Bulletin of the Department of Geology, University of California 6:61-180

Belongs to Limea (Isolimea) according to E. J. Moore 1987

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 11720, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 1558, which is in a Paleocene marine horizon in the Martinez Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 2.50 x 3.80