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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 207670

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna Bruguière, 1797
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChama gigantea Perry, 1811 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChama gigas Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinodacna cookiana Iredale, 1937
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Tridacna) gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordev deniz taragi  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThailand Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthessius alatus Humes & Stock, 1965 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichomolgus tridacnae Humes, 1972 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (434 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (22 nucleotides; 15 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207670
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-08-06 16:41:02Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-09-23 10:34:21Z  changed  Huber, Markus
2011-03-07 20:34:22Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Huber, M. (2014). Tridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207670 on 2014-07-28
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