Gari (Psammobia) (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Psammobiidae

Alternative spellings: Psammobia, Solecurtus (Psammobia)

Parent taxon: Gari according to A Gazdzicki and H Pugaczewska 1984

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Dana 1849, Glenn 1904, Mukerjee 1939 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Gari (Gari), Gari (Garum), Gari (Gobraeus), Gari (Grammatomya), Gari aequalis, Gari brouwersae, Gari eoundulata, Gari maculosa, Gari squamosa, Gari weinkauffi

Subtaxa: Gari (Psammobia) patagonica Psammobia bervillei Psammobia burmeisteri Psammobia caillati Psammobia cerasia Psammobia columbiana Psammobia cowlitzensis Psammobia crassatellaeformis Psammobia cuisensis Psammobia cylindrica Psammobia debilis Psammobia donacilla Psammobia eborea Psammobia ferroensis Psammobia filosa Psammobia gubernatoria Psammobia hamiltonensis Psammobia inaequilateralis Psammobia inconspicua Psammobia jonesi Psammobia kingi Psammobia lamarckii Psammobia neglecta Psammobia olequahensis Psammobia plana Psammobia spathula Psammobia tellinella Psammobia tenuicula Psammobia vaudini Psammobia vespertina

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), France (1), Italy (1), South Africa (2)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), Belgium (5), Italy (1), Papua New Guinea (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (5)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), France (1), India (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (3), United States (7: Florida, Maryland)

• Oligocene of Greenland (1), United States (1: Georgia)

• Eocene of Argentina (3), Hungary (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Washington)

• Paleocene of United States (2: California)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Hungary (1), Switzerland (7)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 59 collections including 67 occurrences

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