WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys assimilis Örsted, 1843

130353  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130353)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephthys assimilis Örsted, 1843 (generic spelling variant)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Örsted, Anders Sandoe. 1843. Annulatorum danicorum conspectus. Volume Fasc. 1 Maricolae (Quæstio ab universitate Hafniensi ad solvendum proposita et proemio ornata). 1-52. Librariae Wahlianae. Hafniae (Copenhagen)., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/11849 [details]   
Bellan, G. (2008). Nephtys assimilis. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130353 on 2017-12-14

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original description Örsted, Anders Sandoe. 1843. Annulatorum danicorum conspectus. Volume Fasc. 1 Maricolae (Quæstio ab universitate Hafniensi ad solvendum proposita et proemio ornata). 1-52. Librariae Wahlianae. Hafniae (Copenhagen)., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/11849 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephthys breogani Laborda & Vieitez, 1984) Laborda, A. J. and Vieitez, J. M. 1984. Anelidos poliquetos intermareales endemicos de Galicia (con la descripcion de una nueva especie del genero Nephthys). Cuadernos Marisqueros Publ.Tec, 7: 207-221. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephthys assimilis Örsted, 1843) Örsted, Anders Sandoe. 1843. Annulatorum danicorum conspectus. Volume Fasc. 1 Maricolae (Quæstio ab universitate Hafniensi ad solvendum proposita et proemio ornata). 1-52. Librariae Wahlianae. Hafniae (Copenhagen)., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/11849 [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 Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Rainer, Sebastian F. 1989. Redescription of Nephtys assimilis and N. kersivalensis (Polychaeta: Phyllodocida) and a key to Nephtys from Northern Europe. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 69: 875-889. [details]   

additional source Hartmann-Schröder, G. (1996). Annelida, Borstenwürmer, Polychaeta [Annelida, bristleworms, Polychaeta]. 2nd revised ed. The fauna of Germany and adjacent seas with their characteristics and ecology, 58. Gustav Fischer: Jena, Germany. ISBN 3-437-35038-2. 648 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Vieitez, J.M.; M.A.; Alós, C.; Parapar, J.; Besteiro, C.; Moreira, J.; Nunez, J.; Laborda, J.; and San Martin, G. (2004). Annelida Polychaeta I. Fauna Iberica. Ramos, M.A. et al (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Vol. 25:1-530 [sections separate authorship not recognised here]. [details]   

redescription Ravara, Ascensão ; Cunha, Marina R. ; Pleijel, Fredrik 2010: Nephtyidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from southern Europe. Zootaxa 2682: 1-68. , available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/f/zt02682p068.pdf
page(s): 30 [details]   

redescription Jirkov, I.A. (2001). [Polychaeta of the Arctic Ocean] (In Russian) Polikhety severnogo Ledovitogo Okeana. Yanus-K Press, Moscow, 632 pp., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259865957_Jirkov_2001_Polychaeta_of_the_North_Polar_Basin [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephthys breogani Laborda & Vieitez, 1984) Rainer, Sebastian F. 1989. Redescription of Nephtys assimilis and N. kersivalensis (Polychaeta: Phyllodocida) and a key to Nephtys from Northern Europe. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 69: 875-889. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephthys breogani Laborda & Vieitez, 1984) Ravara, Ascensão ; Cunha, Marina R. ; Pleijel, Fredrik 2010: Nephtyidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from southern Europe. Zootaxa 2682: 1-68. , available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/f/zt02682p068.pdf
page(s): 31 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephthys breogani Laborda & Vieitez, 1984) 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]   

redescription  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephthys assimilis Örsted, 1843) Rainer, Sebastian F. 1989. Redescription of Nephtys assimilis and N. kersivalensis (Polychaeta: Phyllodocida) and a key to Nephtys from Northern Europe. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 69: 875-889. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat From the intertidal zone up to a depth of about 100 m, in more or less muddy but sandy sediments. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification This species has often been mistaken for N. hombergii Savigny, 1818, which co-occur with N. assimilis, but the former species is more abundant, around 90 % (about 200 ind m-²) of the total abundance of these two species. So that N. hombergii was probably already present in Northern France before 1991. [details]
 

Feeding Type
carnivore [details]
predator [details]