Lima Bruguière 1797 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Synonyms: Austrolima Iredale 1929, Lima (Radula) Mörch 1853, Radula Mörch 1853

Parent taxon: Limidae according to R. Marquet 2002

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2010, Dartevelle and Freneix 1957, Durham 1944, Glenn 1904, Holmes 1860, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Meek 1864, Moore 1987, Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928, Packard 1922, Popenoe 1937, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Squires and Demetrion 1992, Stanton 1895, Todd 2001, Vokes 1973 and Vokes 1980

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, 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

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (3), Cuba (2), Djibouti (1), France (1), Greece (2), Italy (2), Japan (4), Kenya (4), Mexico (2), Morocco (4), Portugal (1), South Africa (5), Spain (3), Sudan (1), Taiwan (1), Tonga (3), United States (4: Florida), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Fiji (2), Greece (1), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (2), the United Kingdom (5), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Algeria (12), Australia (3), Austria (3), Brazil (3), Bulgaria (2), Cyprus (1), France (2), Hungary (1), Japan (1), Libya (1), Malta (1), Moldova (5), New Zealand (17), Poland (6), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Bulgaria (1), France (2), New Zealand (7), Romania (1), United States (4: Florida, Georgia), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Bulgaria (2), Croatia (1), Egypt (1), Italy (2), Japan (7), Mexico (1), New Zealand (4), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (20: California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), China (1), Denmark (6), United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (2), Argentina (5), Austria (1), Brazil (5), the Czech Republic (2), Denmark (1), France (14), Germany (3), Greenland (1), India (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Libya (1), Mexico (8), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Peru (2), Portugal (4), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (2), Sweden (1), Switzerland (22), USSR (9), the United Arab Emirates (2), the United Kingdom (6), United States (187: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah)

• Jurassic of Canada (10: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (2), Eritrea (2), Ethiopia (3), France (7), Georgia (1), Germany (4), Greenland (34), Italy (3), Lebanon (1), Luxembourg (1), Madagascar (10), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (7), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Somalia (4), Spain (32), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), Thailand (1), USSR (2), the United Kingdom (9), United States (14: Alaska, California, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Australia (1), Austria (7), Bosnia and Herzegovina (8), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (1), China (1), France (1), Germany (4), Hungary (18), India (2), Indonesia (4), Italy (20), Japan (2), Jordan (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (10), Slovakia (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (9: Alaska, California, Oregon), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of China (5), Italy (2), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Utah)

Total: 764 collections including 924 occurrences

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