Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass [unassigned] Heterobranchia > Superfamily Pyramidelloidea > Family Pyramidellidae > Genus Odostomia

Odostomia acuta Jeffreys, 1848

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

OdostomiaFleming, 1813accepted genus name
Auristomia Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Brachystomia Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Odontostomia G. B. Sowerby I, 1839 synonym
Odostomia (Auristomia) Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Odostomia (Brachystomia) Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Odostomia (Odostomia) Fleming, 1813 synonym
Odostomia (Pyramistomia) Cossmann, 1921 synonym
Ptychostomon Locard, 1886 synonym

Species group names

Odostomia acuta var. attenuata Marshall, 1893 synonym
Odostomia acuta var. gracilis Marshall, 1893 synonym
Odostomia umbilicaris var. elongata Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Odostomia umbilicata Alder, 1850 synonym


original description

Jeffreys J. G. (1848). On the recent species of Odostomia, a genus of gasteropodous mollusks inhabiting the seas of Great Britain and Ireland. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (2) 2: 330-351

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.

additional source

Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (75 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Odostomia acuta Jeffreys, 1848. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140976




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