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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax antarcticus Glover, Wiklund & Dahlgren, 2013 
AphiaID: 740917

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanalipalpata (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSabellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiboglinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax antarcticus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax Rouse, Goffredi & Vrijenhoek, 2004
Sources  original description Glover, Adrian G.; Wiklund, Helena; Taboada, Sergio; Avila, Conxita; Cristobo, Javier; Smith, Craig R.; Kemp, Kirsty M.; Jamieson, Alan J.; Dahlgren, Thomas G. 2013. Bone-eating worms from the Antarctic: the contrasting fate of whale and wood remains on the Southern Ocean seafloor. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280(1768): 1-10 , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.1390
page(s): 5 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Sandwich Islands [details]
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype NHM 2013.435, locality Bransfield Strait (from experimentally deployed whale bones) [details]

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Link Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo NHM UK Zoology Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:740917
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2013-09-16 22:45:09Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Osedax antarcticus Glover, Wiklund & Dahlgren, 2013. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=740917 on 2014-12-28
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