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Dalyell, J.G. (1853). The Powers of the Creator displayed in the Creation: or, observations on life amidst the various forms of the humbler tribes of animated nature with practical comments and illustrations. van Voorst, London. 2 pp.359. John van Voorst. London.
Dalyell, J.G.
The Powers of the Creator displayed in the Creation: or, observations on life amidst the various forms of the humbler tribes of animated nature with practical comments and illustrations
van Voorst, London
2 pp.359. John van Voorst. London.
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb). Annelida: Polychaeta (p.142-261) start at chapter 5 with Nereis and Spio species, Chapt 6 Aphrodita, Chapt 7 Sabella, Chapt 8 Terebella, Chapt 9 Amphitrite, Chapt 10 miscellaneous including Clymene, & 2 more 'Nereis',

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Amphitrite bombyx Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Branchiomma bombyx (Dalyell, 1853) (original description)
Amphitrite floscula Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Myxicola infundibulum (Montagu, 1808) (original description)
Amphitrite luna Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Amphitrite ventilabrum Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Sabella spallanzanii (Gmelin, 1791) (additional source)
Aphrodita arcta Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Sthenelais limicola (Ehlers, 1864) (original description)
Aphrodita cirrosa Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Alentia gelatinosa (M. Sars, 1835) (original description)
Aphrodita varians Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Harmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Aphrodita velox Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Scalisetosus communis (Delle Chiaje, 1851) (original description)
Ascaris flustrae Dalyell, 1853 (basis of record)
Ascaris flustrae Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Clymene borealis Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Filipora filograna Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Salmacina dysteri (Huxley, 1855) (original description)
Gordius fasciatus Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Gordius minor Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Gordius purpureus Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Gordius spinifer Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Holothuria bodotriae Dalyell, 1851 accepted as Ocnus lacteus (Forbes & Goodsir, 1839) (original description)
Holothuria scotica Dalyell, 1851 accepted as Thyone fusus (O.F. Müller, 1776) (original description)
Lumbricus hirsutus Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Nais lacustris Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Chaetogaster diaphanus (Gruithuisen, 1828) (original description)
Nais proboscidea Müller, 1774 accepted as Stylaria lacustris (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Nephthys hirsuta Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Nephtys caeca (Fabricius, 1780) (original description)
Nereis (Nephtys) Cuvier, 1817 accepted as Nephtys Cuvier, 1817 (basis of record)
Nereis (Nephtys) hirsuta Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Nereis (Nephtys) lineata Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Nephtys caeca (Fabricius, 1780) (original description)
Nereis aries Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Scolelepis vulgaris (Johnston, 1827) (original description)
Nereis bullata Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Sphaerodorum gracilis (Rathke, 1843) (original description)
Nereis contorta Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Nereis ellipsis Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Eulalia ellipsis (Dalyell, 1853) (original description)
Nereis foliata Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Scolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806) represented as Scolelepis (Scolelepis) squamata (O.F. Muller, 1806) (original description)
Nereis fulgens Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (original description)
Nereis monoceros Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Nereis parva Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Spio parva (Dalyell, 1853) (original description)
Nereis pectinata Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Nereis phasma Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Tomopteris helgolandica Greeff, 1879 represented as Tomopteris (Johnstonella) helgolandica (Greeff, 1879) (original description)
Nereis punctata Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Nereis remex Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Phyllodoce lamelligera (Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788) (original description)
Nereis teres Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Nereis villosa Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Nerine foliata Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Scolelepis foliosa (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) represented as Scolelepis (Scolelepis) foliosa (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (original description)
Planaria alba Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Planaria cuneus Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Vortex truncatus (Abildgaard, 1879) Ehrenberg, 1831 accepted as Jensenia truncata (Abildgaard, 1879) Graff, 1904-08 accepted as Castrella (Castrella) truncata (Abildgaard, 1789) Sekera, 1906 (original description)
Planaria flustrae Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Monocelis lineata (Müller, 1773) Oersted, 1843 (original description)
Planaria graminea Dallyel, 1814 accepted as Dalyellia graminea (Dalyell, 1814) Fleming, 1822 accepted as Vortex viridis (Shaw, 1791) Schultze, 1851 accepted as Vortex helluo (Müller, 1773) Hallez, 1894 accepted as Dalyellia viridis (Shaw, 1791) Graff, 1905 (redescription)
Planaria hebes Dalyell, 1852 accepted as Foviella affinis (Ørsted, 1843) (original description)
Planocera corniculata (Dalyell, 1853) accepted as Stylochoplana maculata (Quatrefage, 1845) (original description)
Sabella alveolaria Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Sabellaria alveolata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Siphonostoma gelatinosa Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Flabelligera affinis M. Sars, 1829 (original description)
Spio celata Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Spio seticornis (Linnaeus, 1767) (additional source)
Terebella conchilega (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) (additional source)
Terebella figulus Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Neoamphitrite figulus (Dalyell, 1853) (original description)
Terebella littoralis Dalyell, 1853 [non Linnaean as 'littoralis seu arenaria'] accepted as Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) (original description)
Terebella maculata Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Pista maculata (Dalyell, 1853) (original description)
Terebella ostreae Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Dodecaceria concharum Örsted, 1843 (original description)
Terebella pecten Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Terebellides stroemii Sars, 1835 (original description)
Terebella textrix Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Nicolea zostericola Örsted, 1844 (original description)
Terebella tuberculata Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Eupolymnia nebulosa (Montagu, 1819) (original description)
Vermiculus Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Vermiculus coluber Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Vermiculus crassus Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Vermiculus lineatus Dalyell, 1853 (original description)
Vermiculus rubens Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Nipponnemertes pulcher (Johnston, 1837) (original description)
Scotland for Planaria hebes Dalyell, 1852 
United Kingdom for Convoluta paradoxa Ørsted, 1843 

Dalyell moved Nephtys to a subgenus status in Nereis, but this is a misclassification. They are not the same family. [details]

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As noted by Hartman catalogue, Dalyell's Nereis pectinata is not a polychaete. The several figures show what might ... [details]


It is not possible to present this name in WoRMS in the same form that Dalyell used. Dalyell (1853) named this ... [details]


Current taxon previously considered to be a junior synonym of Glycera capitata Örsted, 1843, but now regarded as ... [details]