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Bivalvia Veneroida Psammobiidae 

Gari (Gari) lessoni (Blainville, 1826)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Psammobia lessoni Blainville, 1826
   Psammobia striatella Philippi, 1849
   Psammobia malaccana Reeve, 1857
   Gari schepmani Prashad, 1932

Common Name

Lesson's Gari p.70, pl.71C      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.294 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory


depth: continental shelf [ to 150 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 0 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ most abundant to 15 m ]
exposure: sheltered 
substrate: mud [ ]
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.108 General reference
 Willan, R.C. 1993. p.17, figs. 4-5, 49-54 Contains synonymy


                  Psammobiidae Fleming, 1828
                    Gari Schumacher, 1817
                      Gari (Gari) Schumacher, 1817
                        Gari (Gari) lessoni (Blainville, 1826)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17533) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.