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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis Linnaeus, 1758

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

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aequisetis Augener, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSimplisetia aequisetis (Augener, 1913) (superseded original combination)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1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis (Composetia) beringiana (Levenstein, 1961) (superseded original combination)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1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis (Composetia) brasiliensis (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)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Grube, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis (Composetia) coracina (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)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divaricata Grube, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis divaricata (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)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

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis gayi Blanchard in Gay, 1849 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable fide Reish, 1954)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis languida Kinberg, 1865 (taxon inquirendum, indeterminable fide Augener, 1922)

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

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis heterophylla [auct.] (nomen nudum, data entry error in Hartman Catalogue)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis neozealanica [auct. nomen nudum] (nomen nudum, lapsus in text listing by Knox)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis elitoralis Eliason, 1962 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Eunereis) elitoralis (Eliason, 1962) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunereis elittoralis (Eliason, 1962) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis gilchristi Day, 1967 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Nereis) gilchristi Day, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis heterodonta (Schmarda, 1861) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Perinereis) heterodonta (Schmarda, 1861)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNereis mossambica Day, 1957 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthes) mossambica Day, 1957
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis operta Stimpson, 1856 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthes) operta (Stimpson, 1856)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Alitta) (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlitta Kinberg, 1865 (superseded as subgenus rank)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Alitta) agnesiae Augener, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes agnesiae (Augener, 1918) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Alitta) oxypoda Marenzeller, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Alitta) virens M Sars, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlitta virens (M. Sars, 1835) (superseded combination)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Eunereis) Malmgren, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunereis Malmgren, 1865 (superseded re-ranking)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Eunereis) elitoralis (Eliason, 1962) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunereis elittoralis (Eliason, 1962)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Eunereis) hardyi Monro, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunereis patagonica (McIntosh, 1885) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Eunereis) longipes Hartman, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunereis longipes (Hartman, 1936) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Eunereis) marri Monro, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunereis marri (Monro, 1939) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Eunereis) wailesi Berkeley & Berkeley, 1954 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunereis wailesi (Berkeley & Berkeley, 1954) (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Hediste) Malmgren, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHediste Malmgren, 1867 (superseded alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Hediste) diversicolor O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (superseded alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Leonnates) (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeonnates Kinberg, 1865 (superseded subsequent combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Leonnates) ehlersi Augener, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralonereis ehlersi (Augener, 1913) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Leonnates) virgata Grube, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeonnates virgatus (Grube, 1873) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeonnates indicus Kinberg, 1866 (author corrected original for Nereis gender, but subgenus rank now disused)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Leonnates) virgatus Grube, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeonnates virgatus (Grube, 1873) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeonnates indicus Kinberg, 1866 (superseded original combination)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthioides) Rioja, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Neanthioides) bolivari Rioja, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes acuminata (Ehlers, 1868) (subjective synonym)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) (Kinberg, 1865) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis Kinberg, 1865 (superseded recombination to subgenus)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) arafurensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis arafurensis (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) bengalensis Willey, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis bengalensis (Willey, 1905) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) cristatus Horst, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis cristatus (Horst, 1924) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) dumerilii accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834) (superseded combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) fuscorubida Grube, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis fuscorubida (Grube, 1878) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) hewitti Day, 1934 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis calodonta Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) integer Treadwell, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis polyscalma Chamberlin, 1919 (subjective synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) kobiensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis bicanaliculata (Baird, 1863) (subjective synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis (Platynereis) tongatabuensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis tongatabuensis (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis aculeata Hansen, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerinereis aculeata (Hansen, 1882) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis acuminata Ehlers, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes acuminata (Ehlers, 1868) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis acutifolia Ehlers, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlitta acutifolia (Ehlers, 1901) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis aestuarensis [auct. misspelling] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicon aestuariensis Knox, 1951 (misspelling for aestuariensis; superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis agassizi Ehlers, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis bicanaliculata (Baird, 1863) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis agilis Keferstein, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis aibuhitensis (Grube, 1878) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerinereis aibuhitensis (Grube, 1878) (superseded combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis alacris Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis alatopalpis Wesenberg-Lund, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis alba Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera alba (O.F. Müller, 1776) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis albanyensis Augener, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes vaalii Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ambiguus Treadwell, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis riisei Grube, 1857 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis angusticollis [sensu Augener, 1913] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis angusticollis Kinberg, 1865 (listing error in Hartman catalogue as homonym to Kinberg's name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis anomala (Gravier, 1901) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudonereis anomala Gravier, 1900 (superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis antarctica Verrill, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis magalhaensis Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis antennata (Claparède, 1863) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirroceros antennatus Claparède, 1863 (combination never used)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis antillensis McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis aphroditioides Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereimyra aphroditoides (O. Fabricius, 1780) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis aphroditois Pallas, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice aphroditois (Pallas, 1788) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis arctica Grube, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis vexillosa Grube, 1851 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis arenaceodentata Moore, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes arenaceodentata (Moore, 1903) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis arenaceodonta [auct. misspelling] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes arenaceodentata (Moore, 1903) (misspelling for arenaceodentata; superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis aries Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolelepis vulgaris (Johnston, 1827) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis armillaris O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyllis armillaris (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis articulata Ehlers, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis (Composetia) articulata (Ehlers, 1887) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis atlantica McIntosh, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerinereis atlantica (McIntosh, 1885) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis bairdii Webster, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerinereis anderssoni Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis beaucoudrayi Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerinereis cultrifera (Grube, 1840) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis belawanensis Pflugfelder, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlitta succinea (Leuckart, 1847) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis bertoloni Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunice bertoloni (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis bicanaliculata Baird, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis bicanaliculata (Baird, 1863) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis bicruciata Augener, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis riisei Grube, 1857 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis bilineata Johnston, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes fucata (Savigny, 1822) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis bowerbanckii Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis brandti (Malmgren, 1865) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlitta brandti Malmgren, 1865 (superseded combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis brevicirrata Treadwell, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerinereis brevicirrata (Treadwell, 1920) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis brevicirrata Treadwell, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pelagica largoensis Treadwell, 1931 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis brevimanus Johnston, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis buccinicola Leach in Johnston, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes fucata (Savigny, 1822) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis bullata Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerodorum gracilis (Rathke, 1843) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis caeca Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys caeca (Fabricius, 1780)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis caenocirrus Chamberlin, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis onychophora Horst, 1918 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis californica Ehlers, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis bicanaliculata (Baird, 1863) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis caudata (sensu Delle Chiaje, 1827) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes acuminata (Ehlers, 1868) (based on a misidentification)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis chilkaensis Southern, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes chilkaensis (Southern, 1921) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis chingrighattensis Fauvel, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes chingrighattensis (Fauvel, 1932) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ciliata Müller, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys ciliata (Müller, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis cirrosa Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphitrite cirrata Müller, 1776 (objective synonym, senior but unused)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis clava Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys hombergii Savigny in Lamarck, 1818 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis coccinea Renier, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbrineris coccinea (Renier, 1804) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis coccinea (Delle Chiaje, 1822) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis coccinea (Delle Chiaje, 1822) (superseded recombination, also secondary homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis coerulea Hansen, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudonereis variegata (Grube, 1857) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis conchilega Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis costae Grube, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis costae (Grube, 1840) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis (Composetia) costae (Grube, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis coutierei [sensu Gravier, 1902] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis coutieri Gravier, 1899 (misspelling in repeat publication (as coutierei) of original coutieri)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis crassipes Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerinereis marionii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis cricognatha Ehlers, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes cricognatha (Ehlers, 1904) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis cultrifera Grube, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerinereis cultrifera (Grube, 1840) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis culveri Webster, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaeonereis culveri (Webster, 1879) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis cuprea Bosc, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiopatra cuprea (Bosc, 1802) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis cuprea [sensu Delle Chiaje, 1822 (1830?) non Bosc] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiopatra neapolitana Delle Chiaje, 1841 (misidentification usage, not a new name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis cyclurus Harrington, 1897 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilonereis cyclurus (Harrington, 1897) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis cylindraria Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaria belgica (Pallas, 1766) (suppressed (ICZN) parent of Nereis cylindraria belgica)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis cylindrata Ehlers, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis zonata Malmgren, 1867 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis dawydovi Fauvel, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis dawydovi (Fauvel, 1937) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis debilis Grube, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis debilis (Grube, 1857) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis decora Treadwell, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis riisei Grube, 1857 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis denticulata Stimpson, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis depressa Frey & Leuckart, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis disparsetosa Treadwell, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudonereis palpata (Treadwell, 1923) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis diversicolor Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHediste diversicolor (O.F. Müller, 1776) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis dubia Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera dubia (Blainville, 1825) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis dumerilii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis dyamushi Izuka, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlitta virens (M. Sars, 1835) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis eatoni McIntosh, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis magalhaensis Kinberg, 1866 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ebranchiata Pallas, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbrineris ebranchiata (Pallas, 1788) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis edenticulata Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEunereis longissima (Johnston, 1840) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis egregicirrata (Treadwell, 1924) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeanthes egregicirrata (Treadwell, 1924) (superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ellipsis Dalyell, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulalia ellipsis (Dalyell, 1853) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis erythraeensis (Fauvel, 1918) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSimplisetia erythraeensis (Fauvel, 1918) (superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis excisa Grube, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis mirabilis Kinberg, 1865 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ezoensis Izuka, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis vexillosa Grube, 1851 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis fallax Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratonereis fallax (Quatrefages, 1866) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis falsa Quatrefages, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis splendida Grube, 1840 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis fasciata Bosc, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProceraea fasciata (Bosc, 1802)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ferox Hansen, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudonereis variegata (Grube, 1857) (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ferruginea Gunnerus in Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pelagica Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis festiva Grube, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatynereis festiva (Grube, 1874) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis filicornis Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis fimbriata Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis flava Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis flavipes Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis flexuosa Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis floridana Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis foliata Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis foliata Baird, 1863 (unaccepted, subjective senior synonym but unreplaced junior primary homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis foliosa Leach in Johnston, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis fragilis (Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, superseded combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis fucata (Savigny, 1822) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis fulgens Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis gisserana (Horst, 1924) (unaccepted, superseded combination of synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis glandicincta Southern, 1921 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis glandulata Hoagland, 1919 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis glandulosa Ehlers, 1908 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis glasiovi Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis gracilicirrata Warren, 1942 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis gracilis Webster, 1884 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis gracilis Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis grandifolia Rathke, 1843 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis grandis Stimpson, 1853 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis heirissonensis Augener, 1913 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis hemprichii Grube, 1873 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis heterochaeta Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis hircinicola Eisig, 1870 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ijimai Izuka, 1912 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis incerta Quatrefage, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis incisa O. Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis indica Kinberg, 1866 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis iricolor Montagu, 1804 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis irritabilis Webster, 1879 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis irrorata (Malmgren, 1867) (unaccepted, superseded combination of synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis japonica Izuka, 1908 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis kauderni Fauvel, 1921 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis kerguelenensis McIntosh, 1885 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis kerguelensis (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lacustris Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lamellifera Pallas, 1788 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lamelligera Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis languida Grube, 1868 (unaccepted, junior primary homonym (replaced by N vancaurica Ehlers) to N. languida Kinberg, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis largoensis Treadwell, 1931 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lata Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis latipalpa Schmarda, 1861 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis legeri Gravier & Dantan, 1934 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis limbata Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis limnicola Johnson, 1903 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis longa Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis longiqua Pruvot, 1930 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis longissima Johnston, 1840 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lucipeta Ehlers, 1908 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lumbricalis Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted, New name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lumbricoides Pallas, 1788 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis lutraria Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis macrocephala Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis maculata Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis maculata Schmarda, 1861 (unaccepted, homonym. subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis maculosa Montagu, 1813 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis magalhaensis (Kinberg, 1866) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis malayana Horst, 1889 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis margaritacea Leach, 1816 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis marioni [auct. misspelling for 'marionii'] (unaccepted, misspelling of superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis marionii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis massiliensis Moquin-Tandon, 1869 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis mediator Chamberlin, 1918 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis megodon Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis mendax Stimpson, 1856 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis microphthalma Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis mictodonta Marenzeller, 1879 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis minor Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis mirabilis (Kinberg, 1865) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis moroccensis Amoureux, 1976 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis nigriceps Horst, 1924 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis nigropunctata Horst, 1889 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis norvegica Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis notomacula Treadwell, 1914 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis nubila (Savigny, 1822) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis obscura Hansen, 1882 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis oliveriae Horst, 1889 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis olympia Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pachychaeta (Fauvel, 1918) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pacifica Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, New name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis parthenopeia Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis parva Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis patagonica McIntosh, 1885 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis paucidentata Moore, 1903 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pectinata Sowerby, 1806 (unaccepted, suppressed for priority by ICZN Opinion 1225)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pennata Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pennata [NOT Müller, 1776; usage of Parfitt, 1866] (unaccepted, MS name of Montagu, mentioned in synonymy)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis peritonealis Claparède, 1868 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis phasma Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis phosphorans Ehrenberg, 1835 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pinnigera Montagu, 1808 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis polyodonta Schmarda, 1861 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis prismatica O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis prolifera O.F. Müller, 1788 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pseudoneanthes Hartman, 1936 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pseudonereis Hartman, 1940 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis punctata Müller, 1788 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pusilla Müller in Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis pusilla Moore, 1903 (unaccepted, junior primary homonym of O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis reducta Southern, 1921 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis regia Quatrefages, 1850 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis reibischi Heinen, 1911 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis remex Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis renalis Johnston, 1840 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis retrodentata Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis reynaudi Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis robusta Kinberg, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis rolasiensis Augener, 1918 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis rosea Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis rubicunda Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis rubroannulata Claparède in Grube, 1870 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis rudolphi Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis ruficeps Ehlers, 1905 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis sakhalinensis Okuda, 1935 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis sanguinea Montagu, 1813 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis sarsii Rathke, 1843 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis schmardaei (Quatrefages, 1866) (unaccepted, superseded combination of synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis scolopendroides Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis seticornis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis seurati (Gravier, 1905) (unaccepted, superseded subsequent combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis sextentaculata Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis shishidoi Izuka, 1912 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis singularis Treadwell, 1943 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis singularis Wesenberg-Lund, 1949 (unaccepted, subjective synonym, junior homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis sorex Leach in Johnston, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis southerni Abdel-Moez & Humphries, 1955 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis spinifera Treadwell, 1929 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis splendida (Lamarck, 1818) (unaccepted, superseded subsequent combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis splendida [auct. attributed to Blainville, 1825] (unaccepted, error for Blainville's intended Nereis clava)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis squamosa Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis stellifera Müller in Linnaeus, 1788 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis stimpsonis Grube, 1866 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis subulicola Leach in Johnston, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis succinea Leuckart, 1847 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis taurica Grube, 1850 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis tenuipalpa Pflugfelder, 1933 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis teres Dalyell, 1853 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis teticola Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis tredecimdentata Kinberg, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis tricolor Leach in Johnston, 1865 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis tridentata Webster, 1879 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis trifasciata (Grube, 1878) (unaccepted, superseded recombination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis tubicola Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis typhla Monro, 1930 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis uncinata Ehlers, 1908 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis unifasciata Willey, 1905 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis valentina Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis vallata Grube, 1857 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis vancaurica Ehlers, 1868 (unaccepted, superseded original combination (a replacement name for N. languida Grube))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis variegata Ehlers, 1901 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis verrucosa Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis versicolor Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis versicolor Müller in Linnaeus, 1788 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis virens Sars, 1835 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis viridis Johnston, 1840 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis viridis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis vitabunda Pflugfelder, 1933 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis vittata Delle Chiaje, 1828 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis willey [auct. misspelling] (unaccepted, misspelling for willeyi)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis willeyi Day, 1934 (unaccepted, superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis yankiana Quatrefages, 1866 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis zostericola Örsted, 1843 (unaccepted, subjective synonym)
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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Type species Nereis pelagica Linnaeus 1758 in...  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species Nereis pelagica Linnaeus 1758 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Believed to be named after the name of the...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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.; Bellan, G. (2016). Nereis Linnaeus, 1758. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129379 on 2017-12-15

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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoosa 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaumachius 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJohnstonia 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 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycoris 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]   

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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLycoris 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoosa 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoosa 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] 

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJohnstonia 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJohnstonia 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] 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender Feminine. Linnaeus used feminine adjective 'pelagica' for the type species name. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species Nereis pelagica Linnaeus 1758 in Fauchald, 1977<246>. [details]
 



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Zeeduizendpoot
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