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Limaria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Limaria
Higher classification  Limidae
Order  Limoida
Family  Limidae
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Genus
Subclass  Pteriomorphia
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Similar  Flame shell, Limidae, Bivalvia, Molluscs, Limaria fragilis

Limaria, the file shells or file clams, is a genus of marine bivalve molluscs in the family Limidae.

Contents

Limaria orientalis file shell


Description

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Shells of species in this genus are thin. The valves are swollen and the shells gape at both ends. There are no teeth on the hinge line. When alive, these species can be recognized by the fact that the soft tissues are red and a large number of tentacles are visible beyond the edges of the shell.

Species

The following species are found within the genus Limaria according to the World Register of Marine Species:

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Limaria Limidae pictures

References

Limaria Wikipedia


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Flame shell
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