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Bivalvia Veneroida Tridacnidae 

Tridacna (Chametrachea) squamosa Lamarck, 1819

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tridacna squamoza auct
   Tridacna rudis auct.
   Tridacna imbricata var. alpha Röding, 1798
   Tridacne imbricata Link, 1807
   Tridacna squamosa Lamarck, 1819
   Tridacna elongatissima Bianconi, 1856
   Tridacna lamarcki Hidalgo, 1903

Common Name

Fluted Clam p.380      Rosewater, J. 1965.  
Scaly Clam p.380      Rosewater, J. 1965.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSaudi Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSudan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaCambodia
     Try, I. 2001. p.391 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.64 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.320 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope 
habitat: coral reef [ On the surface of coral reefs, usually in somewhat protected localities, in reef moats . Offshore reefs ]
substrate: coral       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.128 


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.74 General reference
 Lucas, J.S. 1988. p.24 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.128 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.128 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.128 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.128 Anatomy
 Rosewater, J. 1965. p.380 [ ]  General reference
 Sharabati, D. 1984. pl. 46, figs 7-7a Distribution


                  Tridacnidae Lamarck, 1819
                    Tridacna Bruguière, 1797
                      Tridacna (Chametrachea) Mörch, 1853
                        Tridacna (Chametrachea) squamosa Lamarck, 1819


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16971) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-25.