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Bivalvia Veneroida Psammobiidae 

Gari (Gobraeus) castrensis oriens (Deshayes, 1855)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Psammobia oriens Deshayes, 1855
   Psammobia rossiteri Crosse, 1873

Common Name

True Sunset Shell p.342, fig. 4 [{as Gari rossiteri}]      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


depth: continental shelf [ to 65 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal [ from 5 m ]
eCode: in sand 
substrate: in sand 


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.110 General reference
 Willan, R.C. 1993. p.53, figs. 214-222, 395 Contains synonymy


                  Psammobiidae Fleming, 1828
                    Gari Schumacher, 1817
                      Gari (Gobraeus) Brown, 1844
                        Gari (Gobraeus) castrensis (Spengler, 1794)
                          Gari (Gobraeus) castrensis oriens (Deshayes, 1855)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47513) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-07-03. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-03-21.