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

Odostomia scalaris MacGillivray, 1843

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

Brachystomia scalaris (MacGillivray, 1843) synonym
Odostomia (Brachystomia) rissoides Hanley, 1844 synonym
Odostomia alba Jeffreys, 1848 synonym
Odostomia nitida Alder, 1844 synonym
Odostomia rissoides Hanley, 1844 synonym
Odostomia rissoides var. exilis Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Odostomia rissoiformis Milaschewitsch, 1909 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: mosselslurper; mosselslurpertje


original description

Mac Gillivray W. (1843). A history of the molluscous animal of the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff. London, Cunningham & Mortimer pp. XXIV + 372:

original description

Macgillivray, W. (1843) A History of the Molluscous Animals of the Counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine, and Banff, to which is Appended an Account of the Cirripedal Animals of the Same District. Cunningham & Mortimer, London, xxiv + 372 pp.

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 RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (44 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Gofas, S. (2014). Odostomia scalaris. 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:141014




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