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squa·mo·sa

, pl.

squa·mo·sae

(skwā-mō'să, -sē),
The squamous parts of the frontal, occipital, or temporal bone, especially the latter.
[L. squamosus, scaly, fr. squama, scale]

squa·mo·sa

, pl. squamosae (skwā-mō'să, -sē)
The squamous parts of the frontal, occipital, or temporal bone, especially the latter.
[L. squamosus, scaly, fr. squama, scale]

squamosa

(skwā-mō′să) plural.squamosae [L. scaly]
1. The squamous part of the temporal bone.
2. Scaly or platelike.
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We hope to have similar success while restocking the fluted giant clam, Tridacna squamosa, in Singapore.
Recent molecular phylogenies showed that Tridacna noae has more genetic similarity to Tridacna squamosa (Lamarck, 1819) and Tridacna crocea (Lamarck, 1819) than Tridacna maxima (Huelsken et al.
He said most of the giant clams in the area, around 2,800 of them, are the Tridacna Squamosa or the Fluted Giant Clams.
secale) and the tridacrid clam Tridacna squamosa (Maoka et al.
2] (dry weight) in Tridacna squamosa on the Great Barrier Reef (SchOnberg 2002: 317).
The large decorated Tridacna clams are one of the highlights of the Paris exhibition; large tridacna squamosa shells were used as cosmetic receptacles and intricately decorated inside and out with Egyptian scenes, featuring lotuses and beautification rituals.
1994), Perna perna (Velez and Matinez 1967), Tridacna squamosa (Fitt and Trench 1981), and Rangia cuneata (Sundberg 1991).
2012), Tridacna derasa and Tridacna gigas (Beckvar 1981), Tridacna maxima (LaBarbera 1975, Jameson 1976, Alcazar & Solis 1986), and Tridacna squamosa (LaBarbera 1975, Fitt & Trench 1981).
5% calcite Big Mariar, EU-6, Tridacna squamosa (FF); 40-50cm 0.
Comparative study of available spawning methods of the giant clam Tridacna squamosa (Bivalvia: Tridacnidae) in Makogai, Fiji.
The two extant genera of Tridacninae, Hippopus, and Tridacna, contain 12 recognized species (ter Poorten 2015a, 2015b): Hippopus hippopus (Linnaeus, 1758), Hippopus porcellanus (Rosewater, 1982), Tridacna crocea (Lamarck, 1819), Tridacna derasa (Roding, 1798), Tridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758), Tridacna maxima (Roding, 1798), Tridacna mbalavuana (Ladd, 1934), Tridacna ningaloo (Penny & Willan, 2014), Tridacna noae (Roding, 1798), Tridacna rosewateri (Sirenko & Scarlato, 1991), Tridacna squamosa (Lamarck, 1819), and Tridacna squamosina (Sturany, 1899).
1999) also observed reduction in the clearance rates in Tridacna squamosa when exposed to a salinity of 20 for 12-16 h.