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Tridacna (Tridacna) gigas

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Taxonomy
Chama gigas was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Tridacna gigas by Kosnik (2002); it was recombined as Tridacna (Tridacna) gigas by Harzhauser et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Chama gigas Linnaeus
2002Tridacna gigas Kosnik p. 64
2008Tridacna (Tridacna) gigas Harzhauser et al. p. 205

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
Neocardiids
EucardiidsSchneider 1995
subfamilyTridacninae(Lamarck 1819)
genusTridacnaBruguière 1797
subgenusTridacnaBruguière 1797
speciesgigas(Linnaeus 1758)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available