WoRMS taxon details

Limidae Rafinesque, 1815

1778  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1778)

accepted
Family
Genus Acesta H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858
Genus Antiquilima Cox, 1943 †
Genus Ctenoides Mörch, 1853
Genus Ctenostreon Eichwald, 1862 †
Genus Dimorphoconcha Wasmer & Hautmann, 2012 †
Genus Divarilima Powell, 1958
Genus Escalima Iredale, 1929
Genus Lima Bruguière, 1797
Genus Limaria Link, 1807
Genus Limatula S. V. Wood, 1839
Genus Limea Bronn, 1831
Genus Mantellina Sacco, 1904
Genus Plagiostoma J. Sowerby, 1814 †
Genus Pseudolimea Arkell, 1933 †

Genus Antarctolima Habe, 1977 accepted as Limatula (Antarctolima) Habe, 1977 represented as Limatula S. V. Wood, 1839
Genus Austrolima Iredale, 1929 accepted as Lima Bruguière, 1797 (synonym)
Genus Divaricolima Rovereto, 1898 accepted as Ctenoides Mörch, 1853 (synonym)
Genus Fukama Kilburn, 1998 accepted as Lima Bruguière, 1797
Genus Isolimea Iredale, 1929 accepted as Limea Bronn, 1831 (synonym)
Genus Limaea Gray, 1847 accepted as Limea Bronn, 1831 (Limaea is an incorrect subsequent spelling for Limea Bronn, 1831.)
Genus Limaria Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Lima Bruguière, 1797 (invalid: unnecessary substitute name for Lima and junior homonym of Limaria Link, 1807)
Genus Limatulella Sacco, 1898 accepted as Limaria (Limatulella) Sacco, 1898 represented as Limaria Link, 1807
Genus Limatuletta C. A. Fleming, 1978 accepted as Limatula (Limatuletta) C. A. Fleming, 1978 represented as Limatula S. V. Wood, 1839
Genus Mantellum Röding, 1798 accepted as Lima Bruguière, 1797 (synonym)
Genus Meotolima Oyama, 1943 accepted as Lima Bruguière, 1797 (synonym)
Genus Notolimea Iredale, 1924 accepted as Limea Bronn, 1831
Genus Plicacesta H. E. Vokes, 1963 accepted as Acesta (Plicacesta) H. E. Vokes, 1963 represented as Acesta H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858
Genus Promantellum Iredale, 1939 accepted as Limaria (Promantellum) Iredale, 1939 represented as Limaria Link, 1807
Genus Radula Mörch, 1853 accepted as Lima Bruguière, 1797 (invalid: junior homonym of Radula Gray, 1842)
Genus Squamilima C. A. Fleming, 1978 accepted as Antarctolima Habe, 1977 accepted as Limatula (Antarctolima) Habe, 1977 represented as Limatula S. V. Wood, 1839 (objective synonym)
Genus Stabilima Iredale, 1939 accepted as Limatula S. V. Wood, 1839
Genus Submantellum Olsson & Harbison, 1953 accepted as Limaria Link, 1807 (synonym)
Genus Winckworthia Glibert & van de Poel, 1965 accepted as Limaria Link, 1807 (synonym)
marine
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Limidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1778 on 2018-09-23
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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basis of record Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

additional source Lamy E. 1930-1931. Révision des Limidae vivants du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Journal de Conchyliologie, 74: 89-114, 169-198, pl. 1 [1930]; 245-269 [1931]., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k55680574/f1.image [details]   

additional source Stuardo J. (1968). On the phylogeny, taxonomy and distribution of the Limidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia). PhD thesis, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 327 pp. [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Remark Family Limidae in separate superfamily 'Limacea' in Sheppard 1984 [details]
 



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Dutch vijlschelpen  [details]
English file shells  [details]
Japanese ミノガイ  [details]
Swedish filmusslor  [details]