CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Limoida (order)  »  Limidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 250020 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Lima vulgaris    (Link, 1807)
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Limidae (file clams) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a file clam]

Occurrence locations [68] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Lima lima
Lima lima vulgaris
Organism Type: a file clam
Taxon Notes:The southern Australian Lima nimbifer has been confused with this species in the past.
Parent Codes
(if any)
23 250904
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2016-06-17 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Lamprell, K. Whitehead, T., 1992, Bivalves of Australia. Volume 1. Crawford House Press, Bathurst, N.S.W.
Scientific Name
verified against
Mikkelsen, P.M. Bieler, R., 2003. Systematic revision of the western Atlantic file clams, Lima and Ctenoides (Bivalvia: Limoida: Limidae)., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 17: 667-710.

Record details

Record entered on 21-Mar-2007 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
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