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Bivalvia Veneroida Psammobiidae 

Gari (Gari) maculosa Lamarck, 1818

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Psammobia maculosa Lamarck, 1818
   Gari maculosa (Lamarck, 1818)
   Psammobia tongana Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
   Psammobia ornata Deshayes, 1855
   Psammobia marmorea Deshayes, 1855
   Psammobia corrugata Deshayes, 1855
   Psammobia rubicunda Deshayes, 1855
   Psammobia praestans Deshayes, 1855
   Psammobia layardi Deshayes, 1855
   Psammobia obtusa Preston, 1908

Common Name

Marbled Sunset Shell p.342 [{as Gari marmorea}]      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.14 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.67 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.294 


depth: continental shelf [ to 80 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal [ from 6 m ]
substrate: sand [


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.186, pl. 68, fig. 2 [{as Gari (Dysmea) tongana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)}]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.108 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.163 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Willan, R.C. 1993. p.26, figs. 10, 94-112, 384 Contains synonymy


                  Psammobiidae Fleming, 1828
                    Gari Schumacher, 1817
                      Gari (Gari) Schumacher, 1817
                        Gari (Gari) maculosa Lamarck, 1818


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17523) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-09-17.