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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Chametrachea) costata Roa-Quiaoit, Kochzius, Jantzen, Zibdah, Richter, 2008 
AphiaID: 367180

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 editorImparidentia (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiida (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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Chametrachea) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Chametrachea) costata (Species)
Status alternate representation (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna costata Roa-Quiaoit, Kochzius, Jantzen, Zibdah, Richter, 2008 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna squamosina Sturany, 1899
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Chametrachea) Herrmannsen, 1846 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna Bruguière, 1797
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Chametrachea) costata Roa-Quiaoit, Kochzius, Jantzen, Zibdah, Richter, 2008
Sources  original description Richter, C.; Roa-Quiaoit, H.; Jantzen, C.; Al-Zibdah, M.; Kochzius, M. (2008). Collapse of a new living species of giant clam in the Red Sea. Current Biology. 18: 1349-1354., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.07.060 [details]

source of synonymy Huber M. & Eschner A. (2011) Tridacna (Chametrachea) costata Roa-Quiaoit, Kochzius, Jantzen, Al-Zibdah & Richter from the Red Sea, a junior synonym of Tridacna squamosina Sturany, 1899 (Bivalvia, Tridacnidae). Annalen des Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, ser. B, 112: 153-162. [Published March 2011], available online at http://www.landesmuseum.at/pdf_frei_remote/ANNA_112B_0153-0162.pdf [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype , locality Gulf of Aqaba (in the southern reef flat of the Marine Reserve of the Aqaba Marine Science Station, Jordan) [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength L 320 mm [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Jordan, Red Sea, Gulf of Aqaba, Aqaba Marine Science Station, southern reef flat of the Marine Reserve, 18.02.2006, leg. H. Roa-Quiaoit & Y. Ahmed [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Aqaba Marine Science Station, Jordan, reg. no. 0001, holotype [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:367180
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-09-02 08:42:34Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2009-02-01 15:00:03Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2011-04-01 09:31:44Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2014-11-30 11:34:08Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2016-01-30 09:21:22Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2016-06-12 07:31:27Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; ter Poorten, J. (2016). Tridacna (Chametrachea) costata. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=367180 on 2016-07-24
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