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Bivalvia Veneroida Psammobiidae 

Gari (Gari) squamosa (Lamarck, 1818)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Psammobia squamosa Lamarck, 1818
   Psammobia rugulosa Adams & Reeve, 1850
   Psammobia denticulata Adams & Reeve, 1850
   Psammobia palmula Deshayes, 1855

Common Name

Scaled Sunset Shell p.343      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.67 


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 m ]
depth: subtidal 
substrate: coral sand 


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.110 General reference
 Willan, R.C. 1993. p.33, figs. 131-139, 387 [ ]  Contains synonymy


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17570) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-28.