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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNipponoclava gigantea (Sowerby, 1888) 
AphiaID: 377312

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 editorAnomalodesmata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavagelloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenicillidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNipponoclava (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNipponoclava Smith, 1976
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspergillum giganteus G. B. Sowerby III, 1888
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrechites giganteus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1888)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrechites yokoyamai Shikama, 1954
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenicillus giganteus (Sowerby, 1888) (currently placed in genus Nipponoclava)
Sources 
redescription Morton B. 2004. The biology and functional morphology of Nipponoclava gigantea: clues to the evolution of tube dwelling in the Penicillidae (Bivalvia: Anomalodesmata: Clavagelloidea). Journal of Zoology, 264(4):355-369  [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:377312
Taxonomic
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2008-12-09 16:30:17Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Nipponoclava gigantea (Sowerby, 1888). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=377312 on 2014-07-29
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