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Deep-Sea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax Rouse, Goffredi & Vrijenhoek, 2004 
AphiaID: 265008

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax rubiplumus Rouse, Goffredi & Vrijenhoek, 2004 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiboglinidae Caullery, 1914
Sources  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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1098650 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax antarcticus Glover, Wiklund & Dahlgren, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax crouchi Amon, Wiklund, Dahlgren, Copley, Smith, Jamieson & Glover, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax frankpressi Rouse, Goffredi & Vrijenhoek, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax nordenskjoeldi Amon, Wiklund, Dahlgren, Copley, Smith, Jamieson & Glover, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax rogersi Amon, Wiklund, Dahlgren, Copley, Smith, Jamieson & Glover, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax roseus Rouse, Worsaae, Johnson, Jones & Vrijenhoek, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsedax rubiplumus Rouse, Goffredi & Vrijenhoek, 2004
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  adult: scavenger [details]
adult: scavenger on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:265008
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Date   action   by
2008-01-04 11:38:56Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2013-09-16 22:45:09Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Osedax Rouse, Goffredi & Vrijenhoek, 2004. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2014) World Register of Deep-Sea species at http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=265008 on 2014-08-21
  
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