Limatula bisecta Allen, 2004
Limoidea : Limidae
To size: To 2.0mm. Shell Structure: Fragile, translucent. Equivalve: Equivalve. Equilateral: Equilateral. Tumidity: Inflated. Outline: Oval; lateral margins evenly curved; ventral margin broadly rounded. Ears short slightly projecting. Dorsal margin straight. Dorsal area wide.
Sculpture: Absent except for a single narrow median groove bordered by a pair of riblets. Ligament: In a triangular resilifer on the cardinal area. Hinge: Hinge plate on either side of resilifer smooth. Pallial Musculature: Mostly obscure. Periostracum: Thin, obscure. Colour: White.
Distribution & Ecology
Continental Margin Zone (200 - 500m)
Additional Information & Related Species
Key Features & Similar Species
Limoidea : Limidae
Listed are literature citing Limatula bisecta Allen, 2004. Reference containing the species Type Description is highlighted.
Allen J A 2004. The Recent species of the genera Limatula and Limea (Bivalvia, Limacea) present in the Atlantic with particular reference to those in deep water. Journal of Natural History. 38 (20): 2591-2653.
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