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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis maculosa Montagu, 1813 
AphiaID: 338686

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 editorNereis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis maculosa (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrianida pinnigera (Montagu, 1808)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis maculosa Montagu, 1813
Sources  original description Montagu, George. (1813 [not 1815]). Descriptions of several new or rare animals, principally marine, discovered on the South coast of Devonshire. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 11(1): 1-26, pl. 1-5., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/756542
page(s): 21, plate 3, fig.4 [details] [full text]

source of synonymy McIntosh, W.C. 1908. A monograph of British Annelids. Ray Society of London, II. Part I. Polychaeta. Nephthydidae to Syllidae: 1-232., available online at http://www.archive.org/details/monographBritis2McInA [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Indeterminable? The figure looks rather like a syllid stolon. Junior primary homonym to Nereis maculosa Renier, 1804, but Renier 1804 is a rejected publication, so does not affect N. maculosa Montagu, 1813 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, England [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338686
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2016-03-23 02:50:48Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2016). Nereis maculosa. 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=338686 on 2016-12-09
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