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Lima  Bruguiere, 1789
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79809

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Austrolima Iredale, 1929
    Ctenoides Morch, 1853
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                            SuperfamilyLimoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                               FamilyLimidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                                  GenusLima Bruguiere, 1789  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Lima attenuata (Dall, 1916)  
                                     Species Lima excavata (Fabricius, 1779) – excavated fileclam 
                                     Species Lima floridana Olsson and Harbison, 1953 – smooth fileclam 
                                     Species Lima hians (Gmelin, 1791)  
                                     Species Lima hyperborea Jensen, 1909  
                                     Species Lima lima (Linnaeus, 1758) – spiny fileclam 
                                     Species Lima locklini McGinty, 1955 – locklin fileclam, skewed fileclam 
                                     Species Lima loscombi   
                                     Species Lima pellucida C. B. Adams, 1846 – antillean fileclam 
                                     Species Lima sabauriculata (Montagu, 1808)  
                                     Species Lima scabra (Born, 1778) – rough fileclam 
                                     Species Lima subovata (Jeffreys, 1879) – subovate fileclam 
                                     Species Lima tenera Sowerby, 1843  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lima   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Lima   

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