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Tridacna (Tridacna) gigas Linnaeus 1758 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 153295

Alternative combinations: Chama gigas, Tridacna gigas

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

Sister taxa: Tridacna (Tridacna) derasa, Tridacna (Tridacna) tevoroa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder