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Boonea bisuturalis (two-groove odostome)

Synonyms: Odostomia bisuturalis; Odostomia trifida; Turritella bisuturalis

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.
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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.
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Aythya americana (Redhead)[1]


Parasitized by 
Lecithaster confusus[2]


East Pacific; North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

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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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