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Bivalvia Veneroida Tridacnidae 

Chama gigas Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Tridacna (Tridacna) gigas Linnaeus, 1758


Primary Type: lectotype Secondary Type: paralectotype Linnaeus, C. 1758. p.691
"Museum Ulricae" at the University of Upsala lectotype M. Asiatico (Amboina, Moluccas)


 Rosewater, J. 1965. pl. 277 [ Photographs of the lectotype. ]  Illustration of type specimen


                  Tridacnidae Lamarck, 1819
                    Tridacna Bruguière, 1797
                      Tridacna (Tridacna) Bruguière, 1797
                        Tridacna (Tridacna) gigas Linnaeus, 1758
                          Chama gigas Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16968) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.