Full reference: G. W. Rouse, S. K. Goffredi, and R. C. Vrijenhoek. 2004. Osedax: Bone-eating marine worms with dwarf males. Science 305:668-671
Sister taxa: none
Type: Osedax rubiplumus
Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal chemosymbiotic
• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)
• Pliocene of Italy (1)
Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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