WoRMS taxon details

Nereis Linnaeus, 1758

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

accepted
Genus
Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (type by monotypy)
Heteronereis Örsted, 1843 (To Nereis, but metamorphosed adults of various genera)
Johnstonia Quatrefages, 1850 (subjective synonym, suppressed for senior homonymy by ICZN Opinion 1807)
Lycoris Lamarck, 1818 (subjective synonym)
Naumachius Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Thoosa Kinberg, 1865 (homonym, subjective synonym)
Subgenus Nereis (Ceratonereis)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) singularis
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) aequisetis Augener, 1913 accepted as Simplisetia aequisetis (Augener, 1913) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) alaskensis Treadwell, 1921 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) paucidentata (Moore, 1903) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) bartletti Treadwell, 1937 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) hircinicola (Eisig, 1870) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) beringianus Levenstein, 1961 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) beringiana (Levenstein, 1961) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) brasiliensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) brasiliensis (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) coracina Grube, 1878 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) coracina (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) divaricata Grube, 1878 accepted as Ceratonereis divaricata (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) dorsolineata Horst, 1924 accepted as Ceratonereis dorsolineata (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) dualaensis Augener, 1918 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) dualaensis (Augener, 1918) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) dunckeri Augener, 1924 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) dunckeri (Augener, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) ehlersiana Claparède, 1870 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) hircinicola (Eisig, 1870) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) erythraeensis (Fauvel, 1918) accepted as Simplisetia erythraeensis (Fauvel, 1918) (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) flagellipes Fauvel, 1932 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) flagellipes (Fauvel, 1932) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) gorbunovi Uschakov, 1950 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) gorbunovi (Uschakov, 1950) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) guttata Claparède, 1868 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) costae (Grube, 1840) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) hastifera Fauvel, 1937 accepted as Ceratonereis hastifera (Fauvel, 1937) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) hyalognatha Ehlers, 1920 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) hyalognatha (Ehlers, 1920) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) imperfecta Gravier & Dantan, 1934 accepted as Ceratonereis imperfecta (Gravier & Dantan, 1934) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) incisa Gravier & Danta, 1934 accepted as Ceratonereis incisa (Gravier & Dantan, 1934) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) kardagica Vinogradov, 1933 accepted as Ceratonereis kardagica (Vinogradov, 1933) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) kinbergiana Claparède, 1870 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) hircinicola (Eisig, 1870) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) lapinigensis Grube, 1878 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) costae (Grube, 1840) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) marmorata Horst, 1924 accepted as Ceratonereis marmorata (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) microcephala Grube, 1878 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) microcephala (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) pectinifera Grube, 1878 accepted as Ceratonereis pectinifera (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) pietschmanni Holly, 1935 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) pietschmanni (Holly, 1935) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) ramosa Horst, 1919 accepted as Neanthes pachychaeta (Fauvel, 1918) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) scotiae Berkeley & Berkeley, 1956 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) scotiae (Berkeley & Berkeley, 1956) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) similisetis Grube, 1878 accepted as Simplisetia similisetis (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) ternatensis Fischli, 1900 accepted as Ceratonereis ternatensis (Fischli, 1900) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) tunicatae Hartman, 1936 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) tunicatae (Hartman, 1936) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Ceratonereis) versipedata Ehlers, 1887 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) versipedata (Ehlers, 1887) (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Herfriedia)
Subgenus Nereis (Heteronereis)
  » Species Nereis (Heteronereis) brevicirris Grube, 1866 accepted as Perinereis brevicirris (Grube, 1866) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Heteronereis) caeruleis Hoagland, 1920 accepted as Perinereis caeruleis (Hoagland, 1920) (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Leptonereis)
  » Species Nereis (Leptonereis) distorta Treadwell, 1936
  » Species Nereis (Leptonereis) acuta Treadwell, 1923 accepted as Laeonereis culveri (Webster, 1879) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Leptonereis) cebuensis Grube, 1878 accepted as Platynereis cebuensis (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Leptonereis) glauca Claparède, 1870 accepted as Websterinereis glauca (Claparède, 1870) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Leptonereis) inermis Hoagland, 1920 accepted as Kinberginereis inermis (Hoagland, 1920) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Leptonereis) vaillanti Saint-Joseph, 1888 accepted as Websterinereis glauca (Claparède, 1870) (subjective synonym)
Subgenus Nereis (Lycoris)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) abnormis Horst, 1924 accepted as Platynereis abnormis (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) abyssicola Horst, 1924 accepted as Nereis abyssicola (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) anchylochaeta Horst, 1924 accepted as Neanthes pachychaeta (Fauvel, 1918) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) badiotorquata Grube, 1878 accepted as Nereis badiotorquata (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) baliensis Horst, 1924 accepted as Nereis baliensis (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) batjanensis Horst, 1924 accepted as Nereis batjanensis (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) buitendijki Horst, 1924 accepted as Nereis buitendijki (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) crucifera Grube, 1878 accepted as Neanthes crucifera (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) ehlersiana Grube, 1878 accepted as Nereis ehlersiana (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) gisserana Horst, 1924 accepted as Neanthes rubicunda (Ehlers, 1868) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) heteromorpha Horst, 1924 accepted as Nereis heteromorpha (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) larseni Monro, 1926 accepted as Neanthes kerguelenensis (McIntosh, 1885) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) masalacensis Grube, 1878 accepted as Pseudonereis masalacensis (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) quatrefagesi Grube, 1878 accepted as Perinereis quatrefagesi (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) semperiana Grube, 1878 accepted as Nereis semperiana (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) sumbawaensis Horst, 1924 accepted as Nereis sumbawaensis (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) trifasciata Grube, 1878 accepted as Neanthes trifasciata (Ehlers, 1901) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) tydemani Horst, 1924 accepted as Nereis tydemani (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Lycoris) verrillii Grube, 1878 accepted as Neanthes verrillii (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Neanthes) Kinberg, 1866 emend. Hartman, 1940
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) bioculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1975
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) heteroculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1981
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) mancorae Berkeley & Berkeley, 1961
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) micromma Harper, 1979
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) mossambica Day, 1957
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) operta (Stimpson, 1856)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) agulhana Day, 1963 accepted as Neanthes agulhana (Day, 1963) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) amoyensis Treadwell, 1936 accepted as Nereis amoyensis (Treadwell, 1936) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) arenaceodentata (Moore, 1903) accepted as Neanthes arenaceodentata (Moore, 1903) (superseded recombination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) augeneri Gravier & Dantan, 1934 accepted as Neanthes augeneri (Gravier & Dantan, 1934) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) australis Treadwell, 1923 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) deplanata Mohammad, 1971 accepted as Neanthes deplanata (Mohammad, 1971) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) fucata (Savigny, 1822) accepted as Neanthes fucata (Savigny, 1822) (superseded recombination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) indica Kinberg, 1866 accepted as Neanthes indica (Kinberg, 1866) (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) kerguelensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Neanthes kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) larentukana Grube, 1881 accepted as Neanthes larentukana (Grube, 1881) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) linea Treadwell, 1936 accepted as Perinereis linea (Treadwell, 1936) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) meggitti Monro, 1931 accepted as Neanthes meggitti (Monro, 1931) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) monterea Chamberlin, 1918 accepted as Perinereis monterea (Chamberlin, 1918) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) orientalis Treadwell, 1936 accepted as Nereis aibuhitensis (Grube, 1878) accepted as Perinereis aibuhitensis (Grube, 1878) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) palpata Treadwell, 1923 accepted as Pseudonereis atopodon Chamberlin, 1919 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) papillosa Day, 1963 accepted as Neanthes papillosa (Day, 1963) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) paucidentata Treadwell, 1939 accepted as Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835) (subjective synonymy of a primary junior homonym)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) saltoni Hartman, 1936 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) succinea (Leuckart, 1847) accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (superseded combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) thompsoni Kott, 1951 accepted as Nereis thompsoni (Kott, 1951) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) varia Treadwell, 1941 accepted as Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835) (subjective synonymy of replacement name)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) virens Sars, 1835 accepted as Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835) (superseded combination)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthes) willeyi (Day, 1934) accepted as Neanthes willeyi (Day, 1934) (New combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Neonereis)
Subgenus Nereis (Nephthys)
  » Species Nereis (Nephthys) hirsuta Dalyell, 1853 (nomen dubium)
Subgenus Nereis (Nephtys)
Subgenus Nereis (Nereis) Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) brisbanensis Hartmann-Schröder, 1990
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) ethiopiae Day, 1965
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) gaikwadi Day, 1973
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) gilchristi Day, 1967
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) macroaciculata Hartmann-Schröder, 1986
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) neogracilis Mohammad, 1970
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) rangiroaensis Hartmann-Schröder, 1992
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) eakini Hartman, 1936 accepted as Nereis eakini Hartman, 1936 (disused nominal subgenus rank)
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) elitoralis Eliason, 1962 accepted as Eunereis elittoralis (Eliason, 1962) (synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) eucapitis Hartman, 1936 accepted as Nereis grubei (Kinberg, 1866) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Nereis) grayi Pettibone, 1956 accepted as Nereis grayi Pettibone, 1956 (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Perinereis)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) heterodonta (Schmarda, 1861)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) aibuhitensis Grube, 1878 accepted as Perinereis aibuhitensis (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) barbara Monro, 1926 accepted as Perinereis barbara (Monro, 1926) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) binongkae Horst, 1924 accepted as Perinereis binongkae (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) calmani Monro, 1926 accepted as Perinereis calmani (Monro, 1926) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) camiguina Grube, 1878 accepted as Perinereis camiguina (Grube, 1878)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) camiguinoides Augener, 1922 accepted as Perinereis camiguinoides (Augener, 1922) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) cavifrons Ehlers, 1920 accepted as Perinereis cavifrons (Ehlers, 1920)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) dongalae Horst, 1924 accepted as Perinereis dongalae (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) falklandica Ramsay, 1914 accepted as Perinereis falklandica (Ramsay, 1914) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) helleri Grube, 1878 accepted as Perinereis helleri (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) melanocephala McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Perinereis anderssoni Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) obfuscata Grube, 1878 accepted as Perinereis obfuscata (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) perspicillata Grube, 1878 accepted as Perinereis perspicillata (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) ponuiensis Augener, 1924 accepted as Perinereis ponuiensis (Augener, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) pseudocamiguina Augener, 1922 accepted as Perinereis pseudocamiguina (Augener, 1922) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) rumphii Horst, 1919 accepted as Perinereis rumphii (Horst, 1919) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) singaporiensis Grube, 1878 accepted as Perinereis singaporiensis (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) striolata Grube, 1878 accepted as Perinereis striolata (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) suluana Horst, 1924 accepted as Perinereis suluana (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) tobeloana Augener, 1933 accepted as Perinereis tobeloana (Augener, 1933) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) variodentata Augener, 1913 accepted as Perinereis variodentata (Augener, 1913) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Perinereis) yorkensis Augener, 1922 accepted as Perinereis nigropunctata (Horst, 1889) (subjective synonym)
Subgenus Nereis (Pseudonereis)
  » Species Nereis (Pseudonereis) rottnestiana Augener, 1913 accepted as Pseudonereis rottnestiana (Augener, 1913) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Pseudonereis) trimaculata Horst, 1924 accepted as Pseudonereis trimaculata (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis abbreviata Holly, 1935
Species Nereis abyssa Imajima, 2009
Species Nereis abyssicola (Horst, 1924)
Species Nereis acustris Linnaeus, 1767
Species Nereis aegyptia (Savigny in Lamarck, 1818)
Species Nereis alacranensis Ramírez­-Hernández, Hernández-Alcántara & Solís-Weiss, 2015
Species Nereis albipes Grube, 1873
Species Nereis allenae Pettibone, 1956
Species Nereis amoyensis (Treadwell, 1936)
Species Nereis angelensis Fauchald, 1972
Species Nereis angusta (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Nereis angusticollis Kinberg, 1865
Species Nereis annularis Blainville, 1818
Species Nereis anoculis Hartman, 1960
Species Nereis anoculopsis Fauchald, 1972
Species Nereis anodonta Schmarda, 1861
Species Nereis antipoda Knox, 1960
Species Nereis apalie Wilson, 1985
Species Nereis arroyensis Treadwell, 1901
Species Nereis augeneri Gravier & Dantan, 1934
Species Nereis badiotorquata (Grube, 1878)
Species Nereis baliensis (Horst, 1924)
Species Nereis baolingi de León-González & Solís-Weiss, 2000
Species Nereis batjanensis (Horst, 1924)
Species Nereis bifida Hutchings & Turvey, 1982
Species Nereis bipartita (Bobretzky, 1868)
Species Nereis blainvillei Delle Chiaje, 1828
Species Nereis broa Lana & Sovierzovsky, 1987
Species Nereis buitendijki (Horst, 1924)
Species Nereis caecoides Hartman, 1965
Species Nereis caerulea Linnaeus, 1758
Species Nereis cagliari Kinberg, 1866
Species Nereis calamus Renier, 1804
Species Nereis callaona (Grube, 1857)
Species Nereis caparti Fauvel, 1953
Species Nereis casoae Leon-Gonzalez & Solis-Weiss, 2001
Species Nereis castelnaui Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis caudipunctata (Grube, 1857)
Species Nereis caymanensis Fauchald, 1977
Species Nereis chlorodes Blanchard in Gay, 1849
Species Nereis chrysocephala Pallas, 1788
Species Nereis cirrhigera Viviani, 1805
Species Nereis cirriseta Hutchings & Turvey, 1982
Species Nereis cockburnenesis Augener, 1913
Species Nereis cockburnensis Augener, 1913
Species Nereis confusa Conde-Vela & Salazar-Vallejo, 2015
Species Nereis contorta Dalyell, 1853
Species Nereis corallina Kinberg, 1866
Species Nereis cornuta Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis costaricaensis Dean, 2001
Species Nereis coutieri Gravier, 1899
Species Nereis crassa Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788
Species Nereis crocea Renier, 1804
Species Nereis cuprea (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Nereis dakarensis Fauvel, 1951
Species Nereis dayana Sun & Shen in Sun, Wu & Shen, 1978
Species Nereis delagica Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788
Species Nereis delicatula Blanchard in Gay, 1849
Species Nereis delli Knox, 1960
Species Nereis denhamensis Augener, 1913
Species Nereis donghaiensis He & Wu, 1988
Species Nereis dorsolobata Hartmann-Schröder, 1965
Species Nereis eakini Hartman, 1936
Species Nereis edwardsii Delle Chiaje, 1828
Species Nereis ehlersiana (Grube, 1878)
Species Nereis ehrenbergi Grube, 1868
Species Nereis eugeniae (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Nereis falcaria (Willey, 1905)
Species Nereis fauchaldi Leon-Gonzalez & Diaz-Castaneda, 1998
Species Nereis fauveli Gravier & Dantan, 1934
Species Nereis filicaudata Fauvel, 1951
Species Nereis foliosa Schmarda, 1861
Species Nereis fossae Fauchald, 1972
Species Nereis frontalis Bosc, 1802
Species Nereis funchalensis (Langerhans, 1880)
Species Nereis fusifera Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis garwoodi González-Escalante & Salazar-Vallejo, 2003
Species Nereis ghardaqae Hartmann-Schröder, 1960
Species Nereis gigantea Linnaeus, 1767
Species Nereis goajirana Augener, 1933
Species Nereis gracilis (Hansen, 1878)
Species Nereis granulata Day, 1957
Species Nereis gravieri Fauvel, 1902
Species Nereis grayi Pettibone, 1956
Species Nereis grubei (Kinberg, 1866)
Species Nereis guangdongensis Wu, Sun & Yang, 1981
Species Nereis heronensis Glasby, Nu-Wei & Gibb, 2013
Species Nereis heterocirrata Treadwell, 1931
Species Nereis heteromorpha (Horst, 1924)
Species Nereis heteropoda Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821
Species Nereis holochaeta Intes & Le Loeuff, 1975
Species Nereis homogompha Rullier, 1972
Species Nereis huanghaiensis Wu, Sun & Yang, 1981
Species Nereis icosiensis Gravier & Dantan, 1928
Species Nereis ignota Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis imajimai Leon-Gonzalez & Diaz-Castaneda, 1998
Species Nereis imbecillis Grube, 1840
Species Nereis imperfecta Gravier & Dantan, 1936
Species Nereis inflata Leon-Gonzalez & Solis-Weiss, 2001
Species Nereis iris Stimpson, 1854
Species Nereis izukai Okuda, 1939
Species Nereis jacksoni Kinberg, 1865
Species Nereis krebsii Grube, 1857
Species Nereis lamellosa Ehlers, 1868
Species Nereis latescens Chamberlin, 1919
Species Nereis leuca Chamberlin, 1919
Species Nereis ligulata Hilbig, 1992
Species Nereis lineata Delle Chiaje, 1827
Species Nereis lingulata Hilbig, 1992
Species Nereis lithothamnica Annenkova, 1938
Species Nereis litoralis Leach in Johnston, 1865
Species Nereis lizardensis Glasby, Nu-Wei & Gibb, 2013
Species Nereis longilingulis Monro, 1937
Species Nereis longior Chlebovitsch & Wu, 1962
Species Nereis longisetis McIntosh, 1885
Species Nereis macropis Ehlers, 1920
Species Nereis madreporae
Species Nereis margarita Montagu, 1804
Species Nereis marginata Grube, 1857
Species Nereis mariae Holly, 1935
Species Nereis maroccensis Amoureux, 1976
Species Nereis maxillodentata Hutchings & Turvey, 1982
Species Nereis mendocinana Chamberlin, 1919
Species Nereis microcera Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis minima Lamarck, 1801
Species Nereis mollis Linnaeus, 1761
Species Nereis monoceros Dalyell, 1853
Species Nereis monroi Reish, 1953
Species Nereis mortenseni Augener, 1923
Species Nereis multignatha Imajima & Hartman, 1964
Species Nereis myersi Holly, 1935
Species Nereis nancaurica Ehlers, 1904
Species Nereis nanciae Day, 1949
Species Nereis natans Hartman, 1936
Species Nereis neoneanthes Hartman, 1948
Species Nereis nichollsi Kott, 1951
Species Nereis nigripes Ehlers, 1868
Species Nereis noctiluca Linnaeus, 1761
Species Nereis nouhuysi Horst, 1918
Species Nereis obscura Gravier & Dantan, 1934
Species Nereis ockenii Delle Chiaje, 1828
Species Nereis octentaculata Montagu, 1804
Species Nereis oligohalina (Rioja, 1946)
Species Nereis onychophora Horst, 1918
Species Nereis otto Delle Chiaje, 1828
Species Nereis ovarius Read, 1980
Species Nereis panamensis Fauchald, 1977
Species Nereis pannosa (Grube, 1857)
Species Nereis parabifida Hutchings & Turvey, 1982
Species Nereis paucignatha Hartman, 1940
Species Nereis paulina Grube, 1868
Species Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758
Species Nereis perivisceralis Claparède, 1868
Species Nereis peroniensis Kott, 1951
Species Nereis persica Fauvel, 1911
Species Nereis peruviana Ehlers, 1868
Species Nereis phosphorescens Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis phyllophorus Ross, 1819
Species Nereis pinnata Müller, 1776
Species Nereis piscesae Blake & Hilbig, 1990
Species Nereis posidoniae Hutchings & Rainer, 1979
Species Nereis procera Ehlers, 1868
Species Nereis profundi Kirkegaard, 1956
Species Nereis pseudomoniliformis Santos & Lana, 2003
Species Nereis pulsatoria (Savigny, 1822)
Species Nereis punctata Dalyell, 1853
Species Nereis puncturata Grube, 1857
Species Nereis quadricorna Delle Chiaje, 1841
Species Nereis quoyii Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis radiata Viviani in Grube, 1850
Species Nereis ranzani Delle Chiaje, 1828
Species Nereis rava Ehlers, 1868
Species Nereis regia Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis rigida Grube, 1857
Species Nereis riisei Grube, 1857
Species Nereis rufa Pennant, 1812
Species Nereis rupta Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis sandersi Blake, 1985
Species Nereis sarsoensis Hartmann-Schröder, 1960
Species Nereis schmardae Hartmann-Schröder, 1962
Species Nereis scolopendrina Blainville, 1825
Species Nereis scolopendroides Hansen, 1882
Species Nereis segrex Chamberlin, 1919
Species Nereis semperiana (Grube, 1878)
Species Nereis serrata Santos & Lana, 2003
Species Nereis sertularias
Species Nereis sieboldii Grube, 1873
Species Nereis sinensis Wu, Sun & Yang, 1981
Species Nereis spinigera Hutchings & Turvey, 1982
Species Nereis splendida Grube, 1840
Species Nereis sumbawaensis (Horst, 1924)
Species Nereis surugaense Imajima, 1972
Species Nereis talehsapensis Fauvel, 1932
Species Nereis tenuis Webster & Benedict, 1884
Species Nereis tethycola Delle Chiaje, 1831
Species Nereis thompsoni (Kott, 1951)
Species Nereis thysanota Ehlers, 1920
Species Nereis tiedmanni Delle Chiaje, 1841
Species Nereis tigrina Zachs, 1933
Species Nereis toporoki Khlebovich, 1996
Species Nereis torta Fauvel, 1934
Species Nereis translucens Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis triangularis Hutchings & Turvey, 1982
Species Nereis tydemani (Horst, 1924)
Species Nereis uncia Holly, 1935
Species Nereis usticensis Cantone, Catalono & Badalamenti, 2003
Species Nereis variegata Renier, 1804
Species Nereis veleronis Hartman, 1940
Species Nereis ventilabrum Quatrefages, 1866
Species Nereis vexillosa Grube, 1851
Species Nereis victoriana Augener, 1918
Species Nereis villosa Dalyell, 1853
Species Nereis vitiensis Grube, 1870
Species Nereis zhongshaensis Shen & Sun in Sun, Wu & Shen, 1978
Species Nereis zonata Malmgren, 1867

Species Nereis gayi Blanchard in Gay, 1849 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable fide Reish, 1954)
Species Nereis languida Kinberg, 1865 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable fide Augener, 1922)
Species Nereis mendax Stimpson, 1856 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable, type possibly lost)

Subgenus Nereis (Nereilepas) [auct. misspelling for Nereilepa] (nomen dubium)
  » Species Nereis (Nereilepas) fucata (Savigny, 1822) accepted as Neanthes fucata (Savigny, 1822) (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Nereis (Nereilepas) parallelogramma Claparède, 1868 accepted as Nereis falsa Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Nereis splendida Grube, 1840 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Nereilepas) stimpsonis Grube, 1866 accepted as Pseudonereis variegata (Grube, 1857) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis bifrons O.F. Müller, 1786 (nomen dubium)
Species Nereis corniculata O.F. Müller, 1788 (nomen dubium)
Species Nereis maculosa Renier, 1804 (nomen dubium, rejected publication, ICZN 316)
Species Nereis ochotica Grube, 1850 (nomen dubium, Indeterminable)
Species Nereis pectinata Dalyell, 1853 (nomen dubium, Not Polychaeta, perhaps Copepoda)
Species Nereis picteti Malaquin & Dehorne, 1907 (nomen dubium)
Species Nereis reducta Hartmann-Schröder, 1960 (nomen dubium, junior primary homonym)
Species Nereis robusta Quatrefages, 1866 (nomen dubium, unreplaced junior primary homonym to Nereis robusta Kinberg, 1865)

Species Nereis heterophylla [auct.] (nomen nudum, data entry error in Hartman Catalogue)
Species Nereis neozealanica [auct. nomen nudum] (nomen nudum, lapsus in text listing by Knox)

Species Nereis elitoralis Eliason, 1962 represented as Nereis (Eunereis) elitoralis (Eliason, 1962) accepted as Eunereis elittoralis (Eliason, 1962) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis gilchristi Day, 1967 represented as Nereis (Nereis) gilchristi Day, 1967
Species Nereis heterodonta (Schmarda, 1861) represented as Nereis (Perinereis) heterodonta (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Nereis mossambica Day, 1957 represented as Nereis (Neanthes) mossambica Day, 1957
Species Nereis operta Stimpson, 1856 represented as Nereis (Neanthes) operta (Stimpson, 1856)

Subgenus Nereis (Alitta) (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Alitta Kinberg, 1865 (superseded as subgenus rank)
  » Species Nereis (Alitta) agnesiae Augener, 1918 accepted as Neanthes agnesiae (Augener, 1918) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Alitta) oxypoda Marenzeller, 1879 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Alitta) virens M Sars, 1835 accepted as Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835) (superseded combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Eunereis) Malmgren, 1865 accepted as Eunereis Malmgren, 1865 (superseded re-ranking)
  » Species Nereis (Eunereis) elitoralis (Eliason, 1962) accepted as Eunereis elittoralis (Eliason, 1962)
  » Species Nereis (Eunereis) hardyi Monro, 1930 accepted as Eunereis patagonica (McIntosh, 1885) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Eunereis) longipes Hartman, 1936 accepted as Eunereis longipes (Hartman, 1936) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Eunereis) marri Monro, 1939 accepted as Eunereis marri (Monro, 1939) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Eunereis) wailesi Berkeley & Berkeley, 1954 accepted as Eunereis wailesi (Berkeley & Berkeley, 1954) (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Hediste) Malmgren, 1867 accepted as Hediste Malmgren, 1867 (superseded alternate representation)
  » Species Nereis (Hediste) diversicolor O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Hediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (superseded alternate representation)
Subgenus Nereis (Leonnates) (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Leonnates Kinberg, 1865 (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Nereis (Leonnates) ehlersi Augener, 1913 accepted as Australonereis ehlersi (Augener, 1913) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Leonnates) virgata Grube, 1873 accepted as Leonnates virgatus (Grube, 1873) accepted as Leonnates indicus Kinberg, 1866 (author corrected original for Nereis gender, but subgenus rank now disused)
  » Species Nereis (Leonnates) virgatus Grube, 1873 accepted as Leonnates virgatus (Grube, 1873) accepted as Leonnates indicus Kinberg, 1866 (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Lipephile) Malmgren, 1867 accepted as Perinereis Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Lipephile) macropus Claparède, 1870 accepted as Perinereis macropus (Claparède, 1870) (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Nereis (Neanthioides) Rioja, 1918 accepted as Neanthes Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Neanthioides) bolivari Rioja, 1918 accepted as Neanthes acuminata (Ehlers, 1868) (subjective synonym)
Subgenus Nereis (Platynereis) (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Platynereis Kinberg, 1865 (superseded recombination to subgenus)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) arafurensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Platynereis arafurensis (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) bengalensis Willey, 1905 accepted as Platynereis bengalensis (Willey, 1905) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) cristatus Horst, 1924 accepted as Platynereis cristatus (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) dumerilii accepted as Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (superseded combination)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) fuscorubida Grube, 1878 accepted as Platynereis fuscorubida (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) hewitti Day, 1934 accepted as Platynereis calodonta Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) integer Treadwell, 1920 accepted as Platynereis polyscalma Chamberlin, 1919 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) kobiensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Platynereis bicanaliculata (Baird, 1863) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Nereis (Platynereis) tongatabuensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Platynereis tongatabuensis (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis aculeata Hansen, 1882 accepted as Perinereis aculeata (Hansen, 1882) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis acuminata Ehlers, 1868 accepted as Neanthes acuminata (Ehlers, 1868) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis acutifolia Ehlers, 1901 accepted as Alitta acutifolia (Ehlers, 1901) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis aestuarensis [auct. misspelling] accepted as Nicon aestuariensis Knox, 1951 (misspelling for aestuariensis; superseded recombination)
Species Nereis agassizi Ehlers, 1868 accepted as Platynereis bicanaliculata (Baird, 1863) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis agilis Keferstein, 1862 accepted as Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis aibuhitensis (Grube, 1878) accepted as Perinereis aibuhitensis (Grube, 1878) (superseded combination)
Species Nereis alacris Verrill, 1880 accepted as Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis alatopalpis Wesenberg-Lund, 1949 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis alba Müller, 1776 accepted as Glycera alba (O.F. Müller, 1776) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis albanyensis Augener, 1913 accepted as Neanthes vaalii Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis ambiguus Treadwell, 1937 accepted as Nereis riisei Grube, 1857 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis angusticollis [sensu Augener, 1913] accepted as Nereis angusticollis Kinberg, 1865 (listing error in Hartman catalogue as homonym to Kinberg's name)
Species Nereis anomala (Gravier, 1901) accepted as Pseudonereis anomala Gravier, 1899 (superseded recombination)
Species Nereis antarctica Verrill, 1875 accepted as Platynereis magalhaensis Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis antennata (Claparède, 1863) accepted as Cirroceros antennatus Claparède, 1863 (combination never used)
Species Nereis antillensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis aphroditioides Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Nereimyra aphroditoides (O. Fabricius, 1780) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis aphroditois Pallas, 1788 accepted as Eunice aphroditois (Pallas, 1788) (synonym)
Species Nereis arctica Grube, 1851 accepted as Nereis vexillosa Grube, 1851 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis arenaceodentata Moore, 1903 accepted as Neanthes arenaceodentata (Moore, 1903) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis arenaceodonta [auct. misspelling] accepted as Neanthes arenaceodentata (Moore, 1903) (misspelling for arenaceodentata; superseded original combination)
Species Nereis aries Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Scolelepis vulgaris (Johnston, 1827) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis armillaris O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Syllis armillaris (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Nereis articulata Ehlers, 1887 accepted as Ceratonereis (Composetia) articulata (Ehlers, 1887) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis atlantica McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Perinereis atlantica (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis bairdii Webster, 1884 accepted as Perinereis anderssoni Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis beaucoudrayi Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833 accepted as Perinereis cultrifera (Grube, 1840) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis belawanensis Pflugfelder, 1933 accepted as Alitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis bertoloni Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Eunice bertoloni (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis bicanaliculata Baird, 1863 accepted as Platynereis bicanaliculata (Baird, 1863) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis bicruciata Augener, 1906 accepted as Nereis riisei Grube, 1857 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis bilineata Johnston, 1839 accepted as Neanthes fucata (Savigny, 1822) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis bowerbanckii Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis brandti (Malmgren, 1865) accepted as Alitta brandti Malmgren, 1865 (superseded combination)
Species Nereis brevicirrata Treadwell, 1920 accepted as Perinereis brevicirrata (Treadwell, 1920) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis brevicirrata Treadwell, 1929 accepted as Nereis pelagica largoensis Treadwell, 1931 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis brevimanus Johnston, 1840 accepted as Hediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis buccinicola Leach in Johnston, 1865 accepted as Neanthes fucata (Savigny, 1822) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis bullata Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Sphaerodorum gracilis (Rathke, 1843) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis caeca Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Nephtys caeca (Fabricius, 1780)
Species Nereis caenocirrus Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Nereis onychophora Horst, 1918 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis californica Ehlers, 1868 accepted as Platynereis bicanaliculata (Baird, 1863) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis caudata (sensu Delle Chiaje, 1827) accepted as Neanthes acuminata (Ehlers, 1868) (based on a misidentification)
Species Nereis chilkaensis Southern, 1921 accepted as Neanthes chilkaensis (Southern, 1921) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis chingrighattensis Fauvel, 1932 accepted as Neanthes chingrighattensis (Fauvel, 1932) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis ciliata Müller, 1788 accepted as Nephtys ciliata (Müller, 1788)
Species Nereis cirrosa Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Amphitrite cirrata Müller, 1776 (objective synonym, senior but unused)
Species Nereis clava Blainville, 1825 accepted as Nephtys hombergii Savigny in Lamarck, 1818 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis coccinea Renier, 1804 accepted as Lumbrineris coccinea (Renier, 1804) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis coccinea (Delle Chiaje, 1822) accepted as Platynereis coccinea (Delle Chiaje, 1822) (superseded recombination, also secondary homonym)
Species Nereis coerulea Hansen, 1882 accepted as Pseudonereis variegata (Grube, 1857) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis conchilega Pallas, 1766 accepted as Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) (basionym)
Species Nereis costae Grube, 1840 accepted as Ceratonereis costae (Grube, 1840) represented as Ceratonereis (Composetia) costae (Grube, 1840)
Species Nereis coutierei [sensu Gravier, 1902] accepted as Nereis coutieri Gravier, 1899 (misspelling in repeat publication (as coutierei) of original coutieri)
Species Nereis crassipes Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Perinereis marionii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis cricognatha Ehlers, 1904 accepted as Neanthes cricognatha (Ehlers, 1904) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis cultrifera Grube, 1840 accepted as Perinereis cultrifera (Grube, 1840) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis culveri Webster, 1879 accepted as Laeonereis culveri (Webster, 1879) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis cuprea Bosc, 1802 accepted as Diopatra cuprea (Bosc, 1802) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis cuprea [sensu Delle Chiaje, 1822 (1830?) non Bosc] accepted as Diopatra neapolitana Delle Chiaje, 1841 (misidentification usage, not a new name)
Species Nereis cyclurus Harrington, 1897 accepted as Cheilonereis cyclurus (Harrington, 1897) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis cylindraria Pallas, 1766 accepted as Pectinaria belgica (Pallas, 1766) (suppressed (ICZN) parent of Nereis cylindraria belgica)
Species Nereis cylindrata Ehlers, 1868 accepted as Nereis zonata Malmgren, 1867 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis dawydovi Fauvel, 1937 accepted as Ceratonereis dawydovi (Fauvel, 1937) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis debilis Grube, 1857 accepted as Ceratonereis debilis (Grube, 1857) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis decora Treadwell, 1932 accepted as Nereis riisei Grube, 1857 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis denticulata Stimpson, 1854 accepted as Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis depressa Frey & Leuckart, 1847 accepted as Hediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis disparsetosa Treadwell, 1932 accepted as Pseudonereis palpata (Treadwell, 1923) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis diversicolor Müller, 1776 accepted as Hediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis dubia Blainville, 1825 accepted as Glycera dubia (Blainville, 1825) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis dumerilii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833 accepted as Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis dyamushi Izuka, 1912 accepted as Alitta virens (M. Sars, 1835) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis eatoni McIntosh, 1876 accepted as Platynereis magalhaensis Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis ebranchiata Pallas, 1788 accepted as Lumbrineris ebranchiata (Pallas, 1788) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis edenticulata Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Eunereis longissima (Johnston, 1840) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis egregicirrata (Treadwell, 1924) accepted as Neanthes egregicirrata (Treadwell, 1924) (superseded recombination)
Species Nereis ellipsis Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Eulalia ellipsis (Dalyell, 1853) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis erythraeensis (Fauvel, 1918) accepted as Simplisetia erythraeensis (Fauvel, 1918) (superseded recombination)
Species Nereis excisa Grube, 1873 accepted as Ceratonereis mirabilis Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis ezoensis Izuka, 1912 accepted as Nereis vexillosa Grube, 1851 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis fallax Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Ceratonereis fallax (Quatrefages, 1866) (superseded original combination)
Species Nereis falsa Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Nereis splendida Grube, 1840 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis fasciata Bosc, 1802 accepted as Proceraea fasciata (Bosc, 1802)
Species Nereis ferox Hansen, 1882 accepted as Pseudonereis variegata (Grube, 1857) (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis ferruginea Gunnerus in Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
Species Nereis festiva Grube, 1874 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis filicornis Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis fimbriata Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis flava Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Nereis flavipes Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis flexuosa Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis floridana Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis foliata Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis foliata Baird, 1863 (unaccepted, subjective senior synonym but unreplaced junior primary homonym)
Species Nereis foliosa Leach in Johnston, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis fragilis (Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, superseded combination)
Species Nereis fucata (Savigny, 1822) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Nereis fulgens Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis gisserana (Horst, 1924) (unaccepted, superseded combination of synonym)
Species Nereis glandicincta Southern, 1921 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis glandulata Hoagland, 1919 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis glandulosa Ehlers, 1908 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis glasiovi Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis gracilicirrata Warren, 1942 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis gracilis Webster, 1884 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis gracilis Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted)
Species Nereis grandifolia Rathke, 1843 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis grandis Stimpson, 1853 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis heirissonensis Augener, 1913 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis hemprichii Grube, 1873 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis heterochaeta Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis hircinicola Eisig, 1870 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis ijimai Izuka, 1912 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis incerta Quatrefage, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Nereis incisa O. Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted)
Species Nereis indica Kinberg, 1866 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis iricolor Montagu, 1804 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Nereis irritabilis Webster, 1879 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis irrorata (Malmgren, 1867) (unaccepted, superseded combination of synonym)
Species Nereis japonica Izuka, 1908 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis kauderni Fauvel, 1921 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis kerguelenensis McIntosh, 1885 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis kerguelensis (unaccepted)
Species Nereis lacustris Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Nereis lamellifera Pallas, 1788 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis lamelligera Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis languida Grube, 1868 (unaccepted, junior primary homonym (replaced by N vancaurica Ehlers) to N. languida Kinberg, 1865)
Species Nereis largoensis Treadwell, 1931 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis lata Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis latipalpa Schmarda, 1861 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis legeri Gravier & Dantan, 1934 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis limbata Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis limnicola Johnson, 1903 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis longa Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis longiqua Pruvot, 1930 (unaccepted)
Species Nereis longissima Johnston, 1840 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Nereis lucipeta Ehlers, 1908 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis lumbricalis Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted, New name)
Species Nereis lumbricoides Pallas, 1788 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis lutraria Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis macrocephala Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis maculata Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis maculata Schmarda, 1861 (unaccepted, homonym. subjective synonym)
Species Nereis maculosa Montagu, 1813 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis magalhaensis (Kinberg, 1866) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Nereis malayana Horst, 1889 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis margaritacea Leach, 1816 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis marioni [auct. misspelling for 'marionii'] (unaccepted, misspelling of superseded original combination)
Species Nereis marionii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis massiliensis Moquin-Tandon, 1869 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis mediator Chamberlin, 1918 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis megodon Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis microphthalma Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis mictodonta Marenzeller, 1879 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis minor Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis mirabilis (Kinberg, 1865) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Nereis moroccensis Amoureux, 1976 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis nigriceps Horst, 1924 (unaccepted)
Species Nereis nigropunctata Horst, 1889 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis norvegica Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis notomacula Treadwell, 1914 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis nubila (Savigny, 1822) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Nereis obscura Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis oliveriae Horst, 1889 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis olympia Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis pachychaeta (Fauvel, 1918) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Nereis pacifica Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, New name)
Species Nereis parthenopeia Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis parva Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis patagonica McIntosh, 1885 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis paucidentata Moore, 1903 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis pectinata Sowerby, 1806 (unaccepted, suppressed for priority by ICZN Opinion 1225)
Species Nereis pennata Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis pennata [NOT Müller, 1776; usage of Parfitt, 1866] (unaccepted, MS name of Montagu, mentioned in synonymy)
Species Nereis peritonealis Claparède, 1868 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis phasma Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis phosphorans Ehrenberg, 1835 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis pinnigera Montagu, 1808 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Nereis polyodonta Schmarda, 1861 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis prismatica O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted)
Species Nereis prolifera O.F. Müller, 1788 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Nereis pseudoneanthes Hartman, 1936 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis pseudonereis Hartman, 1940 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis punctata Müller, 1788 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis pusilla Müller in Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis pusilla Moore, 1903 (unaccepted, junior primary homonym of O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Nereis reducta Southern, 1921 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis regia Quatrefages, 1850 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis reibischi Heinen, 1911 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis remex Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis renalis Johnston, 1840 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis retrodentata Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis reynaudi Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis robusta Kinberg, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis rolasiensis Augener, 1918 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis rosea Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis rubicunda Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis rubroannulata Claparède in Grube, 1870 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis rudolphi Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis ruficeps Ehlers, 1905 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis sakhalinensis Okuda, 1935 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis sanguinea Montagu, 1813 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis sarsii Rathke, 1843 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis schmardaei (Quatrefages, 1866) (unaccepted, superseded combination of synonym)
Species Nereis scolopendroides Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted)
Species Nereis seticornis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis seurati (Gravier, 1905) (unaccepted, superseded subsequent combination)
Species Nereis sextentaculata Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis shishidoi Izuka, 1912 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis singularis Treadwell, 1943 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis singularis Wesenberg-Lund, 1949 (unaccepted, subjective synonym, junior homonym)
Species Nereis sorex Leach in Johnston, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis southerni Abdel-Moez & Humphries, 1955 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis spinifera Treadwell, 1929 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis splendida (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted, superseded subsequent combination)
Species Nereis splendida [auct. attributed to Blainville, 1825] (unaccepted, error for Blainville's intended Nereis clava)
Species Nereis squamosa Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis stellifera Müller in Linnaeus, 1788 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis stimpsonis Grube, 1866 (unaccepted, rank variant of subjective synonym)
Species Nereis subulicola Leach in Johnston, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis succinea Leuckart, 1847 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis taurica Grube, 1850 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis tenuipalpa Pflugfelder, 1933 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis teres Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis teticola Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis tredecimdentata Kinberg, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis tricolor Leach in Johnston, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis tridentata Webster, 1879 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis trifasciata (Grube, 1878) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Nereis tubicola Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Nereis typhla Monro, 1930 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis uncinata Ehlers, 1908 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis unifasciata Willey, 1905 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis valentina Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis vallata Grube, 1857 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis vancaurica Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, superseded original combination (a replacement name for N. languida Grube))
Species Nereis variegata Ehlers, 1901 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis verrucosa Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis versicolor Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis versicolor Müller in Linnaeus, 1788 (unaccepted)
Species Nereis virens Sars, 1835 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis viridis Johnston, 1840 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Nereis viridis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis vitabunda Pflugfelder, 1933 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis vittata Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis willey [auct. misspelling] (unaccepted, misspelling for willeyi)
Species Nereis willeyi Day, 1934 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Nereis yankiana Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Nereis zostericola Örsted, 1843 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
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.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Nereis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129379 on 2018-05-24
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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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofHeteronereis Örsted, 1843) Örsted, Anders Sandoe 1843. Grönlands Annulata dorsibranchiata. Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskabs. Naturvidenskabelige og mathematiske afhandlinger, 10 (series 4): 153-216. 8 plates, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48424#page/287/mode/1up
page(s): 174 [details]   

original description  (ofLycoris Lamarck, 1818) Lamarck, Jean Baptiste de. (1818). [USE FOR POLYCHAETA = Vol. 5. Annelides of ...] Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, préséntant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; precedes d'une Introduction offrant la determination des caracteres essentiels de l`Animal, sa distinction du vegetal et desautres corps naturels, enfin, l'Exposition des Principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie]. Paris, Deterville, 612 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12886879
page(s): 310 [details]   

original description  (ofThoosa Kinberg, 1865) Kinberg, J.G.H. (1865). Annulata nova. [Continuatio.]. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(2): 167-179., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/181/mode/1up
page(s): 172 [details]   

original description  (ofNaumachius Kinberg, 1865) Kinberg, J.G.H. (1865). Annulata nova. [Continuatio.]. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(2): 167-179., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/181/mode/1up
page(s): 176 [details]   

original description  (ofJohnstonia Quatrefages, 1850) Quatrefages, Armand de. (1850). Etudes sur les types inferieurs de l'embranchement des Anneles.Memoires su la system nerveux des Annelides. Annales des sciences naturelles, Paris. (Series. 3) 14: 329-398, plates 6-10., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13433776
page(s): 350; note: description of the nervous system only of a new nereid [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie. (serie B) 122, 147- 164., available online at https://doi.org/10.2424/ASTSN.M.2015.13 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 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, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.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, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [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]   

identification resource Ramírez­-Hernández, Adriana; Hernández-Alcántara, Pablo; Solís-Weiss, Vivianne. (2015). Nereis alacranensis, a new species of polychaete (Annelida, Nereididae) from Alacranes Reef, southern Gulf of Mexico, with a key to Nereis from the Grand Caribbean. Zootaxa. 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]   

additional source  (ofHeteronereis Örsted, 1843) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source  (ofHeteronereis Örsted, 1843) Fishelson, L.; Rullier, F. (1969). The Second South Red Sea Expedition, 1965, Report No. 9. Quelques Annelides Polychetes de la Mer Rouge. Israel Journal of Zoology. 18: 49-117., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00212210.1969.10688275 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofHeteronereis Örsted, 1843) Ehlers, Ernst. (1868). Die Borstenwürmer (Annelida Chaetopoda) nach systematischen und anatomischen Untersuchungen dargestellt. Volume 2: i-xx, 269-748, plates XII-XXIV. Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1985162
page(s): 450; note: included in Nereis [details]   

status source  (ofJohnstonia Quatrefages, 1850) Mackie, Andrew S. Y.; Gobin, Judith. (1994). Case 2859. Johnstonia Quatrefages, 1866 (Annelida, Polychaeta): Proposed conservation. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 51(1): 10-13., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12251752
page(s): 10; note: taxonomic history of the use by Quatrefages of 'Johnstonia' for a nereid species, then later for a maldanid species. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source  (ofJohnstonia Quatrefages, 1850) International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN). (1995). Opinion 1807: Johnstonia Quatrefages, 1866 (Annelida, Polychaeta): conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 52(2): 204-205., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12338129
note: suppresses Johnstonia (1850) in favour of Johnstonia (1866) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofLycoris Lamarck, 1818) Quatrefages, Armand de. (1866 [imprint date 1865]). Histoire naturelle des Annelés marins et d’eau douce. Annélides et Géphyriens. Volume 1. 1-588. Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret. Paris. [some vol.2 species are also linked here but see also source id 51472]., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=FV9IAAAAYAAJ [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofThoosa Kinberg, 1865) Chamberlin, Ralph V. 1919. The Annelida Polychaeta [Albatross Expeditions]. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 48: 1-514., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/memoirsofmuseumo4801harv
page(s): 202; note: Included in list of Nereis synonyms. Included without comment. [details]   

additional source  (ofThoosa Kinberg, 1865) Hartman, Olga. (1959). Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Allan Hancock Foundation Occasional Paper. 23: 1-628.
page(s): 252, 280; note: listing referred to synonomy in Nereis [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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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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