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Bivalvia Veneroida Tridacnidae 

Tridacna (Persikima) derasa Röding, 1798

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tridachnes derasa Röding, 1798
   Tridacne glabra Link, 1807
   Tridacna serrifera Lamarck, 1819
   Tridacna obesa Sowerby, 1899
   Persikima whitleyi Iredale, 1937

Common Name

Smooth Giant Clam p.23      Lucas, J.S. 1988.  
Giant Clam p.321      Allan, J. 1950.  


western Micronesia

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanCocos-Keeling
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.320 


habitat: coral reef [ Lives on the outer edges of barrier reefs and in coral atoll lagoons; usually unattched {Rosew1965x02}. Outer edges of coral reefs {Lampr1992x60} ]


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.74 General reference
 Lucas, J.S. 1988. p.23 General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1965. p.375 General reference


                  Tridacnidae Lamarck, 1819
                    Tridacna Bruguière, 1797
                      Tridacna (Persikima) Iredale, 1937
                        Tridacna (Persikima) derasa Röding, 1798


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16986) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-12.