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Tridacna Bruguière 1797 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18354

Parent taxon: Tridacninae according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Avicularium, Byssocardium, Hippopus, Omanidacna, Tridachnes

Subtaxa: Tridacna (Chametrachea), Tridacna (Tridacna), Tridacna evae, Tridacna maxima

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder