WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis Claparède, 1863

129375  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129375)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus Knox & Cameron, 1970 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuadricirra Banse, 1977 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Claparède, Édouard. 1863. Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. 1-120. W. Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10030
page(s): 57 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Micronereis is composed by the name of the genus Nereis Linnaeus, 1758, the type of the family...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Micronereis is composed by the name of the genus Nereis Linnaeus, 1758, the type of the family Nereididae, preceded by the prefix of Greek origin micro-, meaning 'small', and presumably refers to the small size of the type species, Micronereis variegata Claparède, 1863 ("Ich war nicht wenig überrascht, als ich an dieser nur 4 Mm. langen und aus nur 21 Segmenten bestehenden Zwerg-nereide alle Kennzeichen des reifen Zustandes bemerkte" (Claparède, 1863: 57).  [details]
Gil, J.; Bellan, G. (2016). Micronereis Claparède, 1863. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129375 on 2018-01-16

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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Martinez, Olga
2008-03-04 06:49:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2016-03-10 14:38:52Z
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original description Claparède, Édouard. 1863. Beobachtungen über Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte wirbelloser Thiere an der Küste von Normandie angestellt. 1-120. W. Engelmann. Leipzig., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10030
page(s): 57 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus Knox & Cameron, 1970) Knox, G.A.; Cameron, D.B. (1970). Polychaeta from the Snares Islands, New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Biological Sciences. 12(9): 73-85.
page(s): 75 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocella Fauchald & Belman, 1972) Fauchald, K.; Belman, B.W. (1972). A notophycid polychaete from California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. 71(2): 107-108., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/106891#page/269/mode/1up
page(s): 107 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuadricirra Banse, 1977) Banse, K. 1977. A new subfamily, Notophycinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae) for Micronereis Claparède and Quadricirra new genus, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California, p. 115-140.
page(s): 125 [details]   

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

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

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

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus Knox & Cameron, 1970) Banse, K. 1977. A new subfamily, Notophycinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae) for Micronereis Claparède and Quadricirra new genus, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California, p. 115-140.
page(s): 119-120 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuadricirra Banse, 1977) Paxton, H. (1983). Revision of the genus Micronereis (Polychaeta: Nereididae: Notophycinae). Records of the Australian Museum. 35(1): 1-18., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0067-1975.35.1983.299
page(s): 5-6; note: with Micronereis [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocella Fauchald & Belman, 1972) Banse, K. 1977. A new subfamily, Notophycinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae) for Micronereis Claparède and Quadricirra new genus, in D.J. Reish and K. Fauchald eds., Essays on Polychaetous Annelids in Memory of Dr. Olga Hartman: Los Angeles, The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of Southern California, p. 115-140.
page(s): 119-120 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Original diagnosis by Claparède (1863: 57): "Zwei tief getrennte Ruder am Fussstummel mit eine,m einzigen Rücken- und einem Bauchcirrus. Mundsegment borstenführend.[details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name of the genus Micronereis is composed by the name of the genus Nereis Linnaeus, 1758, the type of the family Nereididae, preceded by the prefix of Greek origin micro-, meaning 'small', and presumably refers to the small size of the type species, Micronereis variegata Claparède, 1863 ("Ich war nicht wenig überrascht, als ich an dieser nur 4 Mm. langen und aus nur 21 Segmenten bestehenden Zwerg-nereide alle Kennzeichen des reifen Zustandes bemerkte" (Claparède, 1863: 57).  [details]
 



Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]