AfReMaS banner
About | Search taxa | Taxon tree | Search literature | Checklist | Stats | Log in

AfReMaS taxon details

Nereis Linnaeus, 1758

129379  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129379)

accepted
Genus
Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Heteronereis Örsted, 1843 (To Nereis, but metamorphosed adults of various genera)
Nereis (Nereis) Linnaeus, 1758 (currently disused nominal subgenus)
Subgenus Nereis (Ceratonereis)
Species Nereis caparti Fauvel, 1953
Species Nereis coutieri Gravier, 1899
Species Nereis dakarensis Fauvel, 1951
Species Nereis falcaria (Willey, 1905)
Species Nereis filicaudata Fauvel, 1951
Species Nereis fusifera Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis granulata Day, 1957
Species Nereis holochaeta Intes & Le Loeuff, 1975
Species Nereis jacksoni Kinberg, 1865
Species Nereis lamellosa Ehlers, 1868
Species Nereis maroccensis Amoureux, 1976
Species Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758
Species Nereis persica Fauvel, 1911
Species Nereis splendida Grube, 1840
Species Nereis victoriana Augener, 1918
Species Nereis zonata Malmgren, 1867

Species Nereis mendax Stimpson, 1856 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable, type possibly lost)

Subgenus Nereis (Nereilepas) [auct. misspelling for Nereilepa] (nomen dubium)
Species Nereis cylindraria Pallas, 1766 (nomen dubium, suppressed (ICZN) nominal parent of Nereis cylindraria belgica)

Subgenus Nereis (Alitta) (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Alitta Kinberg, 1865 (superseded as subgenus rank)
  » Species Nereis (Alitta) agnesiae Augener, 1918 accepted as Neanthes agnesiae (Augener, 1918) (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Neanthes) Kinberg, 1865 accepted as Neanthes Kinberg, 1865 (superseded subsequent rank change)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) heteroculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) agulhana Day, 1963 accepted as Neanthes agulhana (Day, 1963) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) indica Kinberg, 1865 accepted as Neanthes indica (Kinberg, 1865) (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) mossambica Day, 1957 accepted as Neanthes mossambica (Day, 1957) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) operta Stimpson, 1856 accepted as Neanthes operta (Stimpson, 1856) (rank variant of superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) papillosa Day, 1963 accepted as Neanthes papillosa (Day, 1963) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) succinea Leuckart, 1847 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (superseded original combination with subgeneric attribution)
Subgenus Nereis (Nereis) Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Nereis Linnaeus, 1758 (currently disused nominal subgenus)
Subgenus Nereis (Platynereis) (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Platynereis Kinberg, 1865 (superseded recombination to subgenus)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) hewitti Day, 1934 accepted as Platynereis calodonta Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis anomala (Gravier, 1901) accepted as Pseudonereis anomala Gravier, 1899 (superseded recombination)
Species Nereis atlantica McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Perinereis atlantica (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis caudata (sensu Delle Chiaje, 1827) accepted as Neanthes acuminata (Ehlers, 1868) (based on a misidentification)
Species Nereis costae Grube, 1840 accepted as Ceratonereis costae (Grube, 1840) represented as Ceratonereis (Composetia) costae (Grube, 1840)
Species Nereis coutierei [sensu Gravier, 1902] accepted as Nereis coutieri Gravier, 1899 (misspelling in repeat publication (as coutierei) of original coutieri)
Species Nereis diversicolor Müller, 1776 accepted as Hediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis erythraeensis (Fauvel, 1918) accepted as Simplisetia erythraeensis (Fauvel, 1918) (superseded recombination)
Species Nereis falsa Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Nereis splendida Grube, 1840 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis gisserana (Horst, 1924) accepted as Neanthes rubicunda (Ehlers, 1868) (superseded combination of synonym)
Species Nereis glandulosa Ehlers, 1908 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis indica Kinberg, 1865 accepted as Neanthes indica (Kinberg, 1865) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis kauderni Fauvel, 1921 accepted as Nereis falcaria (Willey, 1905) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis latipalpa Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Neanthes latipalpa (Schmarda, 1861) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis mirabilis (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Ceratonereis mirabilis Kinberg, 1865 (superseded recombination)
Species Nereis mossambica Day, 1957 accepted as Neanthes mossambica (Day, 1957) (superseded alternate representation of original combination)
Species Nereis operta Stimpson, 1856 accepted as Neanthes operta (Stimpson, 1856) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis pachychaeta (Fauvel, 1918) accepted as Neanthes pachychaeta (Fauvel, 1918) (superseded recombination)
Species Nereis polyodonta Schmarda, 1861 accepted as Nereis (Neanthes) operta Stimpson, 1856 accepted as Neanthes operta (Stimpson, 1856) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis retrodentata Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Neanthes operta (Stimpson, 1856) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis rolasiensis Augener, 1918 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) rolasiensis (Augener, 1918) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis stimpsonis Grube, 1866 accepted as Pseudonereis podocirra (Schmarda, 1861) (rank variant of subjective synonym)
Species Nereis trifasciata (Grube, 1878) accepted as Neanthes trifasciata (Ehlers, 1901) (superseded recombination)
Species Nereis unifasciata Willey, 1905 accepted as Neanthes unifasciata (Willey, 1905) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis willey [auct. misspelling] accepted as Neanthes willeyi (Day, 1934) (misspelling for willeyi)
Species Nereis willeyi Day, 1934 accepted as Neanthes willeyi (Day, 1934) (superseded original combination of replacement name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
feminine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 654 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

(of Nereis (Nereis) Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta database. Nereis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2021) African Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129379 on 2021-01-25
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2021). African Register of Marine Species. Nereis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129379 on 2021-01-25
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-07-14 15:54:19Z
changed
2008-03-04 06:49:09Z
changed
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2011-05-15 21:14:46Z
changed
2016-11-12 02:48:22Z
changed
2020-06-23 21:57:07Z
changed

original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 654 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Heteronereis Örsted, 1843) Örsted, Anders Sandoe. (1843). Grönlands Annulata dorsibranchiata. <em>Det Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskabs. Naturvidenskabelige og mathematiske afhandlinger.</em> 10 (series 4): 153-216. 8 plates., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13597198
page(s): 174 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Nereis (Nereis) Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

taxonomy source Gravina, Maria Flavia; Lezzi, Marco; Bonifazi, Andrea; Giangrande, Adriana. (2015). The genus Nereis L., 1758 (Polychaeta, Nereididae); state of the art for identification of Mediterranean species. <em>Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie.</em> (serie B) 122, 147- 164., available online at https://doi.org/10.2424/ASTSN.M.2015.13 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, <i>in</i>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Day, J. H. (1967). [Errantia] A monograph on the Polychaeta of Southern Africa. Part 1. Errantia. British Museum (Natural History), London. pp. vi, 1–458, xxix., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/8596  [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

identification resource Ramírez­-Hernández, Adriana; Hernández-Alcántara, Pablo; Solís-Weiss, Vivianne. (2015). <em>Nereis </em><em>alacranensis</em>, a new species of polychaete (Annelida, Nereididae) from Alacranes Reef, southern Gulf of Mexico, with a key to <em>Nereis </em>from the Grand Caribbean. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4012(1): 156-166., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4012.1.8
page(s): 163; note: Key to Grand Caribbean species of Nereis [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Zeeduizendpoot1
 Zeeduizendpoot1
[image from typetaxon]

Zeeduizendpoot
 Zeeduizendpoot
[image from typetaxon]

To NMNH Extant Collection (USNM 23959 Specimen-1)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 098046)
To Yale Peabody Mus...
[hosted externally]