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A new species of Meretrix from Taiwan (Bivalvia: Veneridae)
Kin-Yan Lai; Yung-Gong Nien (2007). A new species of Meretrix from Taiwan (Bivalvia: Veneridae). Bèilèi Xuéhuì Huìzhì = Bulletin of the Malacological Society of China 31: 1-9
In: Bèilèi Xuéhuì Huìzhì = Bulletin of the Malacological Society of China. Malacological Society of China: Táibei. ISSN 0254-671X, more

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Keywords
    Meretrix Lamarck, 1799 [WoRMS]; Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    Meretrix;Veneridae;New species;Taiwan

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  • Kin-Yan Lai
  • Yung-Gong Nien

Abstract
    In September 2004, several small Meretrix clams were trawled by the fishing boats from off Taichung in Taiwan Strait. Because their shell markings are so unique and peculiar, they are recognized to be a new species and described in this paper.

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