WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax Rouse, Goffredi & Vrijenhoek, 2004

265008 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:265008)
accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Rouse, G.W.; Goffredi, S.K.; and Vrijenhoek, R.C. 2004. Osedax: bone-eating marine worms with dwarf males. Science (Washington D C), 305(5684):668-671, available online at https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1098650 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Authors: "From Latin os, bone, and edax,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Authors: "From Latin os, bone, and edax, devouring" Gender masculine [details]
Read, G. (2013). Osedax Rouse, Goffredi & Vrijenhoek, 2004. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265008 on 2017-11-22

Date
action
by
2008-01-04 11:38:56Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2013-09-16 22:45:09Z
changed

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original description Rouse, G.W.; Goffredi, S.K.; and Vrijenhoek, R.C. 2004. Osedax: bone-eating marine worms with dwarf males. Science (Washington D C), 305(5684):668-671, available online at https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1098650 [details]   

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

ecology source Rouse, Greg; Wilson, Nerida; Worsaae, Katrine; Vrijenhoek, Robert. (2015). A Dwarf Male Reversal in Bone-Eating Worms. Current Biology. 25: 236-241., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2014.11.032 [details]   

ecology source Vrijenhoek, R. C.; Johnson, S. B.; Rouse, G. W. (2008). Bone-eating Osedax females and their ‘harems’ of dwarf males are recruited from a common larval pool. Molecular Ecology. 17(20): 4535-4544., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294x.2008.03937.x [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Authors: "From Latin os, bone, and edax, devouring" Gender masculine [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender masculine, fide authors. [details]
 



Feeding Type
adult: scavenger [details]
adult: scavenger on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861) [details]
LanguageName 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbone-eating marine worms  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorホネクイハナムシ  [details]