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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Tridacna) gigas (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 382197

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Tridacna) (Subgenus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna Bruguière, 1797
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna (Tridacna) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna Bruguière, 1797
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinodacna cookiana Iredale, 1937
Source  basis of record 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]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThailand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Pacific [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength L 200-1500 mm [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382197
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-02-02 12:08:14Z  created  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2011-03-07 20:34:22Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; ter Poorten, J. (2014). Tridacna (Tridacna) gigas. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382197 on 2014-08-29
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