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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis Claparède, 1863 
AphiaID: 129375

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis variegata Claparède, 1863 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidinae Blainville, 1818
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis Claparède, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotophycus Knox & Cameron, 1970 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocella Fauchald & Belman, 1972 (subjective synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuadricirra Banse, 1977 (subjective synonym)
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis anaramosae San Martín & Parapar, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis antarctica Rozbaczylo, Canahuire & Ojeda, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis bansei (Hartmann-Schröder, 1979)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis eniwetokensis Reish, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis halei Hartman, 1954
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis minuta (Knox & Cameron, 1970)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis nanaimoensis Berkeley & Berkeley, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis ochotensis Buzhinskaya, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis piccola Paxton, 1983
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis variegata Claparède, 1863

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis bodegae (Fauchald & Belman, 1972) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis nanaimoensis Berkeley & Berkeley, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis siciliensis Cantone, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicronereis variegata Claparède, 1863
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129375
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan, Gérard
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-03-04 06:49:09Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-03-10 14:38:52Z  changed  Gil, João
  
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  Citation: Gil, J.; Bellan, G. (2016). Micronereis Claparède, 1863. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2016). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129375 on 2016-05-05
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