Species under Lima
n= 22
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Lima attenuata
(Dall, 1916)
Northeast Atlantic
Lima bullifera
Deshayes, 1863
Eastern Central Pacific
Lima caribaea
d'Orbigny, 1853
Western Central Atlantic 2.5
Lima cubaniana
d'Orbigny, 1853
Western Atlantic 1.5
Lima disalvoi
Raines, 2002
Southeast Pacific
Lima floridana
Olsson & Harbison, 1953
smooth fileclam Atlantic Ocean
Lima fujitai
Oyama, 1946
Western Central Pacific
Lima hians
(Gmelin, 1791)
Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea
Lima hyperborea
Jensen, 1909
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
Lima inflata
(Chemnitz, 1784)
Mediterranean Sea
Lima lima
(Linnaeus, 1758)
spiny fileclam Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 9
Lima loscombi
Sowerby, 1823
Northeast Atlantic
Lima marioni
Fischer, 1882
Mediterranean Sea 4.24
Lima nakayasui
Habe, 1987
Western Central Pacific
Lima nimbifer
Iredale, 1924
Eastern Indian Ocean
Lima pellucida
Adams, 1846
Atlantic Ocean
Lima quantoensis
Yokoyama, 1920
Western Central Pacific
Lima sabauriculata
(Montagu, 1808)
Northeast Atlantic
Lima subovata
Jeffreys, 1879
Northeast Atlantic
Lima tomlini
Prashad, 1932
Western and Southeast Pacific
Lima vulgaris
(Link, 1807)
common file shell Indo-Pacific 9
Lima zelandica
Sowerby, 1876
Southwest Pacific
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