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Molluscs of Tasmania

Psammobiidae: Gari (Psammobia) kenyoniana (Pritchard & Gatliff, 1904) (‘Kenyon’s sunset-shell’)

Synonym(s): kenyoniana Pritchard & Gatliff, 1904.

Typical shell-length 60 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore in sand, especially in moderately exposed environments. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this species is not commonly recorded, though widespread.


Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Tellinoidea
Family: Psammobiidae
Genus: Gari

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