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Limatula  S. V. Wood, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79826

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassPteriomorphia Beurlen, 1944  
                         FamilyLimidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                            GenusLimatula S. V. Wood, 1839  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Limatula attenuata Dall, 1916 – attenuate fileclam 
                               Species Limatula confusa (E. A. Smith, 1885) – confusing fileclam 
                               Species Limatula gwyni (Sykes, 1903)  
                               Species Limatula hendersoni Olsson and McGinty, 1958 – henderson fileclam, minute fileclam 
                               Species Limatula hyalina A. E. Verrill and Bush, 1898 – ahyaline fileclam, hyaline fileclam 
                               Species Limatula hyperborea A. S. Jensen, 1909 – boreal fileclam, Arctic fileclam 
                               Species Limatula japonica A. Adams, 1864 – Japan fileclam 
                               Species Limatula regularis A. E. Verrill and Bush, 1898 – aregular fileclam, regular fileclam 
                               Species Limatula saturna Bernard, 1978 – saturnine fileclam, Saturna fileclam 
                               Species Limatula setifera Dall, 1886 – bristly fileclam 
                               Species Limatula similaris (Dall, 1908) – furrowless fileclam 
                               Species Limatula subauriculata (Montagu, 1808) – small-ear fileclam 
                               Species Limatula subovata (Jeffreys, 1876)  
                               Species Limatula sulcata (Brown, 1827)  
                               Species Limatula vancouverensis Bernard, 1978 – vancouver fileclam 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Limatula   
  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: Limatula   

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