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Molluscs of Tasmania

Psammobiidae: Gari (Gari) modesta (Deshayes, 1855) (‘modest sunset-shell’)

Synonym(s): modesta Deshayes, 1855 angusta Deshayes, 1855 menkeana Reeve, 1857 venta Iredale, 1936 temperata Cotton & Godfrey, 1938.

Typical shell-length 25 mm. Lives subtidally in sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available