WoRMS taxon details

Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758

130404  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130404)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Holotype  , locality West Europe ("In Pelago"...  
Holotype , locality West Europe ("In Pelago" (traditionally assumed to be western Europe)) [details]
Distribution Arctic to Florida  
Distribution Arctic to Florida [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Nereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130404 on 2018-05-25
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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  (ofNereis subulicola Leach in Johnston, 1865) Johnston, G. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. [book]. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12291 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofNereis verrucosa Müller, 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis. 1-274., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofHeteronereis arctica 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 [details]   

original description  (ofHeteronereis assimilis 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 [details]   

original description  (ofHeteronereis grandifolia Malmgren, 1865) Malmgren, A. J. (1866). Nordiska Hafs-Annulater. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(5): 355-410., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/369/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofHeteronereis migratoria Quatrefages, 1866) 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 

original description  (ofNereilepas fusca 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]   

original description  (ofNereis bowerbanckii Quatrefages, 1866) 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 

original description  (ofNereis denticulata Stimpson, 1854) Stimpson, W. (1853). Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 6: 1-66, pls 1-3., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/73632 [details]   

original description  (ofNereis ferruginea Gunnerus in Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, Otto 1780. [POLYCHAETA & ANNELIDA DATA. p.266-315; 374-384] Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens, Animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque synonyma auctorum plurium, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum, capturamque singuli prout detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes: Hafniae [Copenhagen] et Lipsiae. [details]   

original description  (ofNereis fimbriata Müller, 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis. 1-274., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofNereis fulgens Dalyell, 1853) Dalyell, John Graham. (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. volume 2 [Vermes, etc] pp.359. John van Voorst. London., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18804951 [details]   

original description  (ofNereis grandifolia Rathke, 1843) Rathke, H. (1843). Beiträge zur Fauna Norwegens. Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, Breslau & Bonn. 20: 1-264c., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11613 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofNereis renalis Johnston, 1840) Johnston, G. (1840). Miscellanea Zoologica. [Continued from vol. iv. p. 375.] Contributions towards a history of Irish Annelids (1). Annals of Natural History; or, Magazine of Zoology, Botany, and Geology. 5: 168-179, 9 text-figures., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19397#page/184/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofNereis reynaudi Quatrefages, 1866) 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 

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 Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [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 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 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 [details]   

additional source Fauvel, P. 1914. Annélides polychètes non-pélagiques provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice (1885-1910). Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accompliés par le Prince Albert I, 46: 1-432., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18640#9 [details]   

additional source Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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] 

additional source Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Malmgren, A. J. (1866). Nordiska Hafs-Annulater. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(5): 355-410., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/369/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]   

additional source McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

additional source Pryde, James W. 1914. [Syllidae Nereididae Eunicidae] Report on the Annelida Polychaeta collected in the North Sea and adjacent parts by the Scotch Fishery Board vessel "Goldseeker" -Part III. Syllidae to Eunicidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 14: 289-315,plate 16. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18616524
page(s): 293 [details]   

additional source Rioja, Enrique. (1918). Datos para le conocimiento de la fauna de anelidos poliquetos del cantabrico (2nd parte). Trabajos del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturale. Serie zoológica. 37: 1-99., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13722697
page(s): 76; note: description with figures as Nereis (Nereis) pelagica [details]   

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 Hilbig, B. (1994). Family Nereididae Johnston, 1845. pages 301-327. IN: Blake, J.A. and Hilbig, Brigitte. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. 4 - The Annelida Part 1. Oligochaeta and Polychaeta: Phyllodocida (Phyllodocidae to Paralacydoniidae). Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.  [details]   

redescription Imajima, Minoru. (2003). Polychaetous Annelids from Sagami Bay and Sagami Sea collected by the Emperor Showa of Japan and deposited at the Showa Memorial Institute, National Science Museum, Tokyo (II), Orders included within the Phyllodocida, Amphinomida, Spintherida and Enicida. National Science Museum Monographs. 23: 1-221., available online at http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110004708004/en [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] 

redescription Bakken, T.; Wilson, R.S. (2005). Phylogeny of nereidids (Polychaeta, Nereididae) with paragnaths. Zoologica Scripta. 34(5): 507-547., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.2005.00200.x [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis denticulata Stimpson, 1854) McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis bowerbanckii Quatrefages, 1866) McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereilepas fusca Örsted, 1843) Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofHeteronereis migratoria Quatrefages, 1866) Fauvel, P. (1923). Polychètes errantes. Faune de France. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris. 5: 1-488., available online at http://www.faunedefrance.org/  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofHeteronereis grandifolia Malmgren, 1865) 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 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofHeteronereis assimilis 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 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis verrucosa Müller, 1776) Malmgren, A. J. (1866). Nordiska Hafs-Annulater. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(5): 355-410., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/369/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofHeteronereis arctica 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 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis subulicola Leach in Johnston, 1865) McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis renalis Johnston, 1840) McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis reynaudi Quatrefages, 1866) Fauvel, P. 1914. Annélides polychètes non-pélagiques provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice (1885-1910). Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accompliés par le Prince Albert I, 46: 1-432., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18640#9 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis grandifolia Rathke, 1843) McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis fulgens Dalyell, 1853) McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis fimbriata Müller, 1776) McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNereis ferruginea Gunnerus in Fabricius, 1780) McIntosh, W.C. 1910. A monograph of the British annelids. Polychaeta. Syllidae to Ariciidae. Ray Society of London, 2(2): 233-524., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McIn [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Wang, J. J. & Huang, Z. G. (1994). Fouling polychaetes of Hong Kong and adjacent waters. In Asian Marine Biology 10 (ed. Morton, B.), PP1-12. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype , locality West Europe ("In Pelago" (traditionally assumed to be western Europe)) [details]
From other sources
Distribution Arctic to Florida [details]

Habitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian shumëketëshi pelagjik  [details]
Dutch gewone zeeduizendpoot  [details]
German brauner Seeringelwurm  [details]
Japanese フツウゴカイ  [details]