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Nereis Linnaeus, 1758

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

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Nereis (Nereis) Linnaeus, 1758 · unaccepted (currently disused nominal subgenus)

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  1. Species Nereis abyssa Imajima, 2009
  2. Species Nereis anoculepitoka Bergamo, Carrerette, Shimabukuro, Santos & Sumida, 2023
  3. Species Nereis anoculis Hartman, 1960
  4. Species Nereis caecoides Hartman, 1965
  5. Species Nereis caymanensis Fauchald, 1977
  6. Species Nereis dorsolobata Hartmann-Schröder, 1965
  7. Species Nereis eugeniae (Kinberg, 1865)
  8. Species Nereis longisetis McIntosh, 1885
  9. Species Nereis mariellae Bergamo, Carrerette, Shimabukuro, Santos & Sumida, 2023
  10. Species Nereis piscesae Blake & Hilbig, 1990
  11. Species Nereis profundi Kirkegaard, 1956
  12. Species Nereis rava Ehlers, 1868
  13. Species Nereis sandersi Blake, 1985
  14. Species Nereis saramagoi Bergamo, Carrerette, Shimabukuro, Santos & Sumida, 2023
  15. Species Nereis shinkai (Shimabukuro, Santos, Alfaro-Lucas, Fujiwara & Sumida, 2017)
  16. Species Nereis surugaense Imajima, 1972
  17. Species Nereis tricirrata Lin, Huang, Liang & He, 2022
  18. Species Nereis zonata Malmgren, 1867
  19. Subgenus Nereis (Neanthes) Kinberg, 1865 accepted as Neanthes Kinberg, 1865 (superseded subsequent rank change)
    1. Species Nereis (Neanthes) kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Neanthes kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885) (unaccepted > superseded combination, superseded subsequent subgenus combination)
    2. Species Nereis (Neanthes) succinea Leuckart, 1847 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (superseded original combination with subgeneric attribution)
  20. Subgenus Nereis (Nereis) Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Nereis Linnaeus, 1758 (currently disused nominal subgenus)
    1. Species Nereis elitoralis Eliason, 1962 accepted as Eunereis elitoralis (Eliason, 1962) (superseded original combination)
    2. Species Nereis kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Neanthes kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885) (unaccepted > superseded combination, superseded original combination)
    3. Species Nereis longissima Johnston, 1840 accepted as Eunereis longissima (Johnston, 1840) (superseded original combination)
    4. Species Nereis succinea Leuckart, 1847 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (superseded original combination)
    5. Species Nereis articulata Ehlers, 1887 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, indeterminable from damaged type and original description)
    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 
    Note Type species Nereis pelagica Linnaeus 1758 in...  
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    Type species Type species Nereis pelagica Linnaeus 1758 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
    Etymology Believed to be named after the name of the nymphs in Greek mythology. The Nereids (Greek: Νηρηΐδες Nereides, sg....  
    Etymology Believed to be named after the name of the nymphs in Greek mythology. The Nereids (Greek: Νηρηΐδες Nereides, sg. Νηρηΐς Nereis) are sea nymphs, female spirits of sea waters, the 50 daughters of Nereus and Doris [source: Wikipedia] [details]
    Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2024). World Polychaeta Database. Nereis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2024) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129379 on 2024-06-16
    Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2024). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Nereis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129379 on 2024-06-16
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    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 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, Christopher J.; Read, Geoffrey B.; Lee, Kenneth 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. <em>[Book chapter].</em> Chapt 17, pp. 312-358. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

    additional source Georgieva, Magdalena N.; Wiklund, Helena; Ramos, Dino A.; Neal, Lenka; Glasby, Christopher J.; Gunton, Laetitia M. (2023). The annelid community of a natural deep-sea whale fall off eastern Australia. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 75(3): 167-213., available online at https://journals.australian.museum/georgieva-2023-rec-aust-mus-753-167213/
    page(s): 189, figure 17; note: Un-named Nereis recorded (with molecular data) from Whale skull & vertebrae off Byron Bay, NSW, Australia, beam trawl, start: 28.05°S 154.08°E, 999 m, end: 28.10°S 154.08°E, 1013 m [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

    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]   
     
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    Etymology Believed to be named after the name of the nymphs in Greek mythology. The Nereids (Greek: Νηρηΐδες Nereides, sg. Νηρηΐς Nereis) are sea nymphs, female spirits of sea waters, the 50 daughters of Nereus and Doris [source: Wikipedia] [details]

    Grammatical gender Feminine. Linnaeus used feminine adjective 'pelagica' for the type species name. [details]

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    Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

    Type species Type species Nereis pelagica Linnaeus 1758 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
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