Osedax frankpressi

Osedax frankpressi

Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eutriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Neotriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eucoelomata  ⇒ Superstamm: Eutrochozoa  ⇒ Stamm: Annelida  ⇒ Klasse: Polychaeta  ⇒ Familie: Siboglinidae  ⇒ Gattung: Osedax

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Rouse et al., 2004

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Osedax frankpressi

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 0 Ma - End age: 0 Ma

Additional data by PBDB, License: CC BY

Motility: attached, stationary
Habit: intermediate-level epifaunal


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 1)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • G. W. Rouse, 2004 - Osedax: Bone-eating marine worms with dwarf males - Science (305), 668-671 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) PDw9w05Cx0y5RQVG9Z9bUA
GUID (Global unique identifier) C33D3C3C-424E-4CC7-B945-0546F59F5B50
Database ID 177656