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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis megodon Quatrefages, 1866 
AphiaID: 339311

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Quatrefages, Armand de. 1866. 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 51472]., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=FV9IAAAAYAAJ [details]

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

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Current taxon junior synonym of species listed [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Atlantic Ocean, France [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:339311
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2011-04-16 04:22:15Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Nereis megodon Quatrefages, 1866. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=339311 on 2014-09-16
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