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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula S. V. Wood, 1839 
AphiaID: 138127

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPecten subauriculatus Montagu, 1808 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimidae Rafinesque, 1815
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctolima Habe, 1977
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLima (Limatula) S. V. Wood, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Antarctolima) Habe, 1977 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) S. V. Wood, 1839 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatuletta) Fleming, 1978 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Stabilima) Iredale, 1939 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatuletta Fleming, 1978
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSquamilima Fleming, 1978 (objective synonym)
Sources  original description Wood, S. V. (1839). Descriptions of the species of the genus Lima from the Coralline Crag, in the cabinet of Searles Valentine Wood, late curator of the Geological Society of London. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 3: 233–236., available online at https://books.google.es/books?id=lT9NAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA235 [details]

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula abyssicola Okutani, 1962
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula acherontis Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula aequatorialis (Thiele, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula agulhasensis (Thiele, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula aphrodita Boone, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula arcis C. A. Fleming, 1978 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula attenuata Dall, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula aupouria Powell, 1937
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula bisecta J. A. Allen, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula bismarckiana (Thiele, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula bullata (Born, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula celtica J. A. Allen, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula ceylanica (A. Adams, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula chilensis Campusano, Ruz & Oliva, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula choshiensis Kuroda & Habe in Habe, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula colmani Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula confusa (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula craigensis C. A. Fleming, 1955 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula deceptionensis Preston, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula delli Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula demiradiata J. A. Allen, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula densecostata (Thiele, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula domaneschii Oliveira & Absalão, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula exigua (Thiele, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula exulans C. A. Fleming, 1978 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula filatovae Okutani, 1975
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula gagei C. A. Fleming, 1978 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula gibba (Jeffreys, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula gwyni (Sykes, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula hodgsoni (E. A. Smith, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula hyperborea Jensen, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula impendens Kilburn, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula ingolfiana Jensen, 1912
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula insularis W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula intercostulata Kilburn, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula iredalei Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula jacksonensis (Thiele, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula japonica A. Adams, 1864
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula japonica colmani Fleming, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula colmani Fleming, 1978
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula japonica delli Fleming, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula delli Fleming, 1978
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula japonica spinulosa Fleming, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula spinulosa Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula jeffreysi (P. Fischer, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula jeffreysiana (Tate, 1887) †
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula jeffreysiana iredalei Fleming, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula iredalei Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula kinjoi Hayami & Kase, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula kurodai Oyama, 1943
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula laminifera (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula leptocarya (Melvill, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula louiseae A. Clarke, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula maoria Finlay, 1926
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula margaretae J. A. Allen, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula maxwelli C. A. Fleming, 1978 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula morioria Marwick, 1928 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula nippona Habe, 1960
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula nodulosa Verrill & Bush, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula oliveri Powell, 1958
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula ovalis (Thiele, 1912)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula ponderi Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula pontis C. A. Fleming, 1978 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula powelli Fleming, 1978
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula powelli powelli Fleming, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula powelli Fleming, 1978
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula powelli raoulica Fleming, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula raoulica Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula pusilla (H. Adams, 1871)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula raoulica Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula regularis Verrill & Bush, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula saturna F. R. Bernard, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula setifera Dall, 1886
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula siberutensis (Thiele, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula sibogai (Prashad, 1932)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula siligo Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula similaris (Dall, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula similis (A. S. Jensen, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula simillima (Thiele, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula smithi J. A. Allen, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula spinulosa Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula strangei (G. B. Sowerby II, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula subauriculata (Montagu, 1808)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula subovata (Monterosato, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula subtilis (E. A. Smith, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula suteri (Dall, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula tadena (Iredale, 1939)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula tensa (Iredale, 1939)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula textilis Wang, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula thalassae J. A. Allen, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula trulla Marwick, 1926 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula vancouverensis F. R. Bernard, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula vermicola Kilburn, 1975
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula vigilis Fleming, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula vladivostokensis (Scarlato, 1955)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula waiaotea Laws, 1944 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula waipipiensis C. A. Fleming, 1978 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula waitahana C. A. Fleming, 1978 †

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula nivea (Brocchi, 1814) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula subauriculata (Montagu, 1808) (nomen dubium)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Antarctolima) Habe, 1977 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula S. V. Wood, 1839 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Antarctolima) pygmaea (Philippi, 1845) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimea pygmaea (Philippi, 1845)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) S. V. Wood, 1839 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula S. V. Wood, 1839 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) arcis C. A. Fleming, 1978 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula arcis C. A. Fleming, 1978 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) craigensis C. A. Fleming, 1955 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula craigensis C. A. Fleming, 1955 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) maoria Finlay, 1926 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula maoria Finlay, 1926 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) pontis C. A. Fleming, 1978 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula pontis C. A. Fleming, 1978 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) saturna F. R. Bernard, 1978 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula saturna F. R. Bernard, 1978 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) similaris (Dall, 1908) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula similaris (Dall, 1908) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) suteri (Dall, 1908) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula suteri (Dall, 1908) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) trulla Marwick, 1926 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula trulla Marwick, 1926 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatula) vigilis C. A. Fleming, 1978 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula vigilis Fleming, 1978 (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatuletta) Fleming, 1978 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula S. V. Wood, 1839 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatuletta) delli C. A. Fleming, 1798 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula delli Fleming, 1978 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatuletta) morioria Marwick, 1928 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula morioria Marwick, 1928 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Limatuletta) waitahana C. A. Fleming, 1978 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula waitahana C. A. Fleming, 1978 † (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Stabilima) Iredale, 1939 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula S. V. Wood, 1839 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Stabilima) exulans C. A. Fleming, 1978 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula exulans C. A. Fleming, 1978 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Stabilima) gagei C. A. Fleming, 1978 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula gagei C. A. Fleming, 1978 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Stabilima) maxwelli C. A. Fleming, 1978 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula maxwelli C. A. Fleming, 1978 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Stabilima) waiaotea Laws, 1944 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula waiaotea Laws, 1944 † (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula (Stabilima) waipipiensis C. A. Fleming, 1978 † represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula waipipiensis C. A. Fleming, 1978 † (alternate representation)

Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula californica Bernard, 1988 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula saturna F. R. Bernard, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula closei Hedley, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula hodgsoni (E. A. Smith, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula elliptica (Jeffreys, 1864) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula gwyni (Sykes, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula falklandica A. Adams, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimea pygmaea (Philippi, 1845)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula hendersoni Olsson & McGinty, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula regularis Verrill & Bush, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula hyalina Verrill & Bush, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimaria hyalina (Verrill & Bush, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula macleani F. R. Bernard, 1988 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula saturna F. R. Bernard, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula ovata Dall, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula setifera Dall, 1886
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula pygmaea (Philippi, 1845) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimea pygmaea (Philippi, 1845)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula strangei Oyama, 1943 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula bullata (Born, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula subauriculata (Montagu, 1803) sensu Habe, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIn quarantine: not visible on public site
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula sulcata (Brown, 1827) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula subauriculata (Montagu, 1808)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimatula tosana Oyama, 1943 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimea tosana (Oyama, 1943)
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy There are seven undescribed subgenera in this genus. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138127
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2012-07-16 18:27:26Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2015). Limatula. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138127 on 2015-05-28
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