WoRMS taxon details

Tridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChama gigas Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
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 (2018). Tridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207670 on 2018-06-23
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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  (ofChama gigas Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofDinodacna cookiana Iredale, 1937) Iredale T. (1937). Mollusca. In: Whitley, G. P. (ed). Middleton and Elizabeth Reefs, South Pacific Ocean. Australian Zoologist. 8(4): 232-261, pls 15-17., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/119324#page/282/mode/1up [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. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofTridacna (Tridacna) gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)) Poorten, J.J. ter, 2005. Outline of a systematic index - Recent Cardiidae (Lamarck, 1809). VISAYA net. (Updated 2009 for WoRMS), available online at http://www.conchology.be/en/shelltopics/visaya-net/date.php?year=2005 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChama gigantea Perry, 1811) Poorten, J.J. ter, 2005. Outline of a systematic index - Recent Cardiidae (Lamarck, 1809). VISAYA net. (Updated 2009 for WoRMS), available online at http://www.conchology.be/en/shelltopics/visaya-net/date.php?year=2005 [details]   

additional source  (ofChama gigantea Perry, 1811) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChama gigas Linnaeus, 1758) 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]   
 
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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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