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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (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)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 250 Limidae (file clams) - show full list
Common Name: [a file clam]
Organism Type: a file clam
Synonyms: Lima lima Lima lima vulgaris
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 250904     Lima spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [71] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:The southern Australian Lima nimbifer has been confused with this species in the past.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-17
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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.
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