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Boonea bisuturalis (two-groove odostome)

Synonyms: Odostomia bisuturalis boonea; Odostomia trifida

Wikipedia Abstract

Odostomia trifida, common name the three-toothed odostome, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.
View Wikipedia Record: Boonea bisuturalis

Invasive Species

Boonea bisuturalis is native to the St. Lawrence River and the northwest Atlantic coast. It primarily feeds on other molluscs and grasses. It is an extoparisitic species and feeds on internal parts of its prey. It can be found under rocks at the line of low tide. B. bisuturalis has been introduced further south to the Gulf of Mexico and San Francisco. This species has been introduced to Califonia through contaminated oyster stock.
View ISSG Record: Boonea bisuturalis

Predators

Aythya americana (Redhead)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Lecithaster confusus[2]

Distribution

East Pacific; North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1FOOD HABITS OF REDHEADS (AYTHYA AMERICANA) WINTERING IN SEAGRASS BEDS OF COASTAL LOUISIANA AND TEXAS, USA, MICHOT, T. C., WOODIN, M. C. and NAULT, A. J., Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 54 (Suppl. 1), pp. 239–250, 2008 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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