Tridacna mbalavuana 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Cardiida Cardiidae

Scientific Name: Tridacna mbalavuana Ladd, 1934
Common Name(s):
English Tevoro Clam
French Bénitier De Tevoro
Tridacna tevoroa Lucas, Ledua & Braley, 1990
Taxonomic Source(s): Newman W.A. and Gomez E.D. 2000. On the status of giant clams, relics of Tethys (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Tridacninae). Proceedings 9th International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali, Indonesia 23-27 October 2000 2: 1-11.
Taxonomic Notes: The older species name Tridacna mbalavuana Ladd, 1934 takes priority over the newer name Tridacna tevoroa Lucas, Ledua & Braley, 1990 (M. Seddon pers. comm. 2016; Newman and Gomez 2000).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-03
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Wells, S.
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Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Fiji; Tonga
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Wells, S. 1996. Tridacna mbalavuana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T22141A96381292. . Downloaded on 19 October 2017.
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