WoRMS taxon details

Tridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)

207670  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207670)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Chama gigas Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note ‘In M. Asiatico’ (Asian Seas), restricted...  
Type locality ‘In M. Asiatico’ (Asian Seas), restricted to Indonesia, Ambon (Rosewater, 1965: 374) [details]
Type material UU (Museum of Evolution, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden), lectotype (designated by Rosewater, 1965: 374, pl. 277 figs 1-2) [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Tridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207670 on 2020-06-03
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2002-08-06 16:41:02Z
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2010-09-23 10:34:21Z
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2011-03-07 20:34:22Z
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2014-11-30 11:34:08Z
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original description  (of Chama gigas Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dinodacna cookiana Iredale, 1937) Iredale, T. (1937). Mollusca. In: Whitley, G. P. (ed). Middleton and Elizabeth Reefs, South Pacific Ocean. <em>Australian Zoologist.</em> 8(4): 232-261, pls 15-17 [12 March 1937]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38709861 [details]   

basis of record Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Type locality ‘In M. Asiatico’ (Asian Seas), restricted to Indonesia, Ambon (Rosewater, 1965: 374) [details]

Type material UU (Museum of Evolution, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden), lectotype (designated by Rosewater, 1965: 374, pl. 277 figs 1-2) [details]
 

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English killer clamgiant clam  [details]
German MördermuschelGroße Riesenmuschel  [details]
Japanese オオシャコガイ  [details]
Turkish dev deniz taragi  [details]
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