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(Montagu, 1803)

Description (shell):
Shell with tall slender spire, with six whorls and the protoconch; smooth and glossy, with faint growth lines. Sutures well-marked, whorls flat-topped. Aperture broadened forming a drop shape, with gently curved, thickened outer lip. Columellar tooth well-marked, extending as ridge into aperture; umbilicus small, sometimes obscured by columellar lip (O. plicata-drawing).

Up to 3.8 mm.


Scattered localities in the North Sea (Distr. O. plicata).

Odostomia plicata