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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna mbalavuana Ladd, 1934 
AphiaID: 466759

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 editorTridacna (Chametrachea) mbalavuana Ladd, 1934
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridacna tevoroa Lucas, Ledua & Braley, 1990 (synonym)
Sources  original description Ladd, H. S. (1934). Geology of Viti Levu, Fiji. Bulletin of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 119: 1-263.
page(s): 185, pl. 31 figs 2-3 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From other sources
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFijian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTongan Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Fiji, Viti Levu, S. side Walu Bay, stat. 160. ‘Upper tertiary’ (Rosewater, 1965: 62-067). ‘late Miocene’ (Harzhauser et al., 2008: 206) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material BPBM Geol. 1124, holotype [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:466759
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2010-03-26 11:05:47Z  created  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2010-10-02 22:08:23Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2011-03-07 20:34:22Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2014-08-12 13:11:57Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J.; Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Tridacna mbalavuana Ladd, 1934. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=466759 on 2014-10-24
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