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Bivalvia Veneroida Psammobiidae 

Gari (Psammobia) amethystus (Wood, 1815)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina gari Röding, 1798
   Solen amethystus Wood, 1815
   Psammobia caerulescens Lamarck, 1818
   Psammobia tripartita Deshayes, 1855
   Psammobia amoena Deshayes, 1855
   Gari mirabilis Bertin, 1880


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.300 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia


depth: continental shelf [ to 73 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 1.5 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ most records from 5-20 m ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.110 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.162 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Willan, R.C. 1993. p.38, figs. 11-12, 149-157, 389 Contains synonymy


                  Psammobiidae Fleming, 1828
                    Gari Schumacher, 1817
                      Gari (Psammobia) Lamarck, 1818
                        Gari (Psammobia) amethystus (Wood, 1815)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17553) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-14.