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Limaria fragilis


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lexID:
5467 
Scientific:
Limaria fragilis 
German:
Filigrane Muschel 
English:
fragile file clam 
Category:
Bivalvi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Limida (Order) > Limidae (Family) > Limaria (Genus) > fragilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, 1791) 
Occurrence:
Australia, Barriera corallina, Filippine, Indopacifico, Isola di Cook, Isole Marshall, Madagascar, Mar rosso, Pacifico occidentale 
Size:
bis zu 4cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Oyster eggs, fitoplancton, Uova di aragosta 
Tank:
~ 300 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-15 10:53:38 

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Limaria fragilis, the fragile file clam, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Limidae. It is found in shallow waters in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and has the ability to swim.

The fragile file clam is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific region

Synonym:
Lima fragilis (Gmelin, 1791)
Ostrea fragilis Gmelin, 1791

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Limoida
Family: Limidae
Genus: Limaria
Species: L. fragilis
Binomial name
Limaria fragilis

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