WoRMS taxon details

Osedax jabba Rouse, Goffredi, Johnson & Vrijenhoek, 2018

1058026  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1058026)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, terrestrial
recent only
Rouse, Greg W.; Goffredi, Shana K.; Johnson, Shannon B.; Vrijenhoek, Robert C. (2018). An inordinate fondness for Osedax (Siboglinidae: Annelida): Fourteen new species of bone worms from California. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4377(4): 451-489., available online at https://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4377.4.1
page(s): 471 [details]   
Note Monterey Submarine Canyon, California, USA,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Monterey Submarine Canyon, California, USA, East Pacific Ocean [details]
Etymology authors: "The trunk of the new species is reminiscent of the tail of the mythical creature Jabba the Hutt from the Star...  
Etymology authors: "The trunk of the new species is reminiscent of the tail of the mythical creature Jabba the Hutt from the Star Wars franchise (Sansweet 1998). We name the new species (noun in apposition) in its honor." [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Osedax jabba Rouse, Goffredi, Johnson & Vrijenhoek, 2018. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1058026 on 2020-02-25
Date
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2018-02-07 02:23:02Z
created

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original description Rouse, Greg W.; Goffredi, Shana K.; Johnson, Shannon B.; Vrijenhoek, Robert C. (2018). An inordinate fondness for Osedax (Siboglinidae: Annelida): Fourteen new species of bone worms from California. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4377(4): 451-489., available online at https://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4377.4.1
page(s): 471 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology authors: "The trunk of the new species is reminiscent of the tail of the mythical creature Jabba the Hutt from the Star Wars franchise (Sansweet 1998). We name the new species (noun in apposition) in its honor." [details]

Type locality Monterey Submarine Canyon, California, USA, East Pacific Ocean [details]