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Bivalvia Veneroida Tridacnidae 

Tridachnes maxima Röding, 1798

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima Röding, 1798


Primary Type: lectotype [] Röding, P.F. 1798. p.171, no. 184
lectotype a smooth specimen Mauritius


Original Epithet:  maxima
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Röding, P.F. 1798. p.128 
Original Text Name:  Tridachnes maxima
Original Genus:  Tridachnes


 Chemnitz, J.H. 1784. pl. 49, fig. 495 Illustration of type specimen
 Rosewater, J. 1965. p.388 General reference


                  Tridacnidae Lamarck, 1819
                    Tridacna Bruguière, 1797
                      Tridacna (Chametrachea) Mörch, 1853
                        Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima Röding, 1798
                          Tridachnes maxima Röding, 1798


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16982) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.