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Abdel-Moez, M.K.; Humphries, C.F. (1955). A description of a new nereid - Nereis southerni. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section B: Biological, Geological, and Chemical Science. 57(11): 147-153.
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Abdel-Moez, M.K.; Humphries, C.F.
1955
A description of a new nereid - Nereis southerni
Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section B: Biological, Geological, and Chemical Science
57(11): 147-153
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
[None. Introduction begins as:]
The nereid, now to be described, has been found in three localities: (i) at Malahide Inlet, County Dublin, Ireland, by the authiors; (ii) at the Isefjord Vellerup Vig., Denmark, by Dr. R. I. Smith, University of California, and Dr. E. Rasmusseun, Zoological Laboratory, Copenhagen, and (iii) at Roskildefjord, Frederikssund, Denmark, by Dr. E. Rasmusseun.
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Syntype NHMUK 1955.10.4.1-4, locality Isefjord, identified as Nereis southerni Abdel-Moez & Humphries, 1955
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Depth range

Intertidal to subtidal in shallow water (30-40 cm depth).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Northeast Atlantic Ocean: Irish Sea (Malahide Inlet, Ireland); Kattegat (Isefjord and Roskildefjord, both at Denmark).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

The species is named after Rowland Southern (b. Adlington, Lancashire, UK, 1882 - d. Dublin, Ireland, 13 December ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

Estuarine conditions, in shallow water. At Malahide Inlet (Ireland) the adults were found in large number (up to ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Reproduction

Heteronereids found swarming from March to April, at Malahide Inlet (Ireland).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Synonymy

The species was considered as a synonymy of Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1853) by various authors (e.g.: Hartman, 1959; ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Kattegat, Denmark, Isefjord, Vellerup Vig (geocoordinates estimated as lat. 55.735º, long. 11.865º). According to ... [details]