Taxon profile


Odostomia lutea Garrett, 1873

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Allogastropoda »  family Pyramidellidae »  genus Odostomia

Scientific synonyms

Syrnola luteum A. Garrett, 1872


Odostomia lutea

Author: Garrett, A.

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Shell elongate, subulate, smooth; shining, luteous-yellow ; spire long, the upper half tapering more rapidly than the lower; apex acute ; whorls 9-10, flatly convex, last one subangulate near the base, obsoletely striated by lines of growth ; suture impressed and margined beneath ; aperture widely ovate, about one-fourth the length of the shell; peristome thin, nearly straight, obsoletely angulated at the base ; columella slightly callous, somewhat reflexed so as to form a slight umbilical fissure, and distinctly plaited.
Length 7 mm.
Garrett, A., 1873. Descriptions of new species of marine shells inhabiting the South Sea Islands.
Author: Jan Delsing

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Syrnola luteum Garrett, 1872]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013

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