OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Limoida Limidae 

Lima lima (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lima squamosa auct.
   Lima bullifera auct.
   Radula paucicostata auct.
   Ostrea lima Linnaeus, 1758

Included taxa

   Lima lima lima (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Lima lima vulgaris (Link, 1807)


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.83 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.272 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
     Rost, H & Soot-Ryen, T. 1955. p.2 


habit: byssally attached 
substrate: rocks [ byssally attached in crevices or beneath rocks ]      Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.83 


 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.83 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.83 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.83 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.83 Anatomy


                  Limidae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Lima Bruguière, 1797
                      Lima lima (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=50417) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-09-03. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-06-09.