Tridacna (Chametrachea) squamosa (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combination: Tridacna squamosa

Belongs to Tridacna (Chametrachea) according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2008

See also Kosnik 2002

Sister taxa: Tridacna (Chametrachea) crocea, Tridacna (Chametrachea) rosewateri

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Egypt (1), French Polynesia (1), Japan (3), Jordan (4), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1), Japan (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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