OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Veneroida Tridacnidae 

Tridacna Bruguière, 1797

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tridacna Bruguière, 1797

Included taxa

   Tridacna (Tridacna) gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Tridacna (Tridacna) Bruguière, 1797
   Tridacna (Flodacna) maxima (RÖDING, 1798)
   Tridacna (Persikima) derasa (RÖDING, 1798)
   Tridacna (Chametrachea) crocea LAMARCK, 1819 in 1815-22
   Tridacna (Flodacna) squamosa LAMARCK, 1819 in 1815-22
   Tridacna (Chametrachea) Mörch, 1853
   Tridacna (Persikima) Iredale, 1937


Confined to the Indo-Pacific {Rosew1965x02}.

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast


habitat: coral reef [ Always being located on or near reef-forming corals . ]


 Rosewater, J. 1965. p.367 General reference


                  Tridacnidae Lamarck, 1819
                    Tridacna Bruguière, 1797


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16965) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by bouchet genera on 2002-07-16.