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Bivalvia Veneroida Psammobiidae 

Gari (Psammotaena) togata (Deshayes, 1855)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Milligaretta togata auct.
   Psammobia togata Deshayes, 1855
   Hiatula montrouzieri A. Adams & Angas, 1863

Common Name

Clothes Sunset Shell p.342, f.7      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China


depth: intertidal 
habitat: mangrove 
habitat: sand-mud flats 
habitat: sea grass bed 
substrate: mud 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.25 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.112 General reference
 Willan, R.C. 1993. p.64, figs. 269-274, 401 Contains synonymy


                  Psammobiidae Fleming, 1828
                    Gari Schumacher, 1817
                      Gari (Psammotaena) Lamarck, 1818
                        Gari (Psammotaena) togata (Deshayes, 1855)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17592) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-03-31.