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Nereis  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 65902

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 1997   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                ClassPolychaeta  – paddle-footed annelids, polychaetes, polychètes, corrupto, poliqueto  
                         FamilyNereididae Johnston, 1865  
                            GenusNereis Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Nereis abbreviata Holly, 1935  
                               Species Nereis acuminata   
                               Species Nereis agnesiae   
                               Species Nereis arenaceodonta   
                               Species Nereis caecoides   
                               Species Nereis corallina Kinberg, 1866  
                               Species Nereis coutierei   
                               Species Nereis diversicolor   
                               Species Nereis elitoralis Eliason, 1962  
                               Species Nereis falsa   
                               Species Nereis flexuosa   
                               Species Nereis gilchristi   
                               Species Nereis grayi Pettibone  
                               Species Nereis grubei   
                               Species Nereis hawaiiensis Holly, 1935  
                               Species Nereis heteropoda   
                               Species Nereis irrorata   
                               Species Nereis jacksoni Kinberg, 1866  
                               Species Nereis lamellosa   
                               Species Nereis largoensis Treadwell, 1931  
                               Species Nereis latescens   
                               Species Nereis limnicola Johnson, 1903  
                               Species Nereis mariae Holly, 1935  
                               Species Nereis mediator   
                               Species Nereis micromma   
                               Species Nereis myersi Holly, 1935  
                               Species Nereis neoneathes   
                               Species Nereis nigroaciculata Holly, 1935  
                               Species Nereis pelagica   
                               Species Nereis procera   
                               Species Nereis rava   
                               Species Nereis riisei Grube  
                               Species Nereis surugaense   
                               Species Nereis tenuis   
                               Species Nereis vexillosa   
                               Species Nereis viridis   
                               Species Nereis waikikiensis Holly, 1935  
                               Species Nereis zonata   

  Expert: Kristian Fauchald  
  Notes: Research Zoologist, Curator of Worms, Department of Systematic Biology, Invertebrate Zoology Section, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA   
  Reference for: Nereis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Nereis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fauchald, K.  
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title: The polychaete worms: Definitions and keys to the orders, families, and genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 28   
  Page(s): 190   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Source of authority and some synonomy for genera   
  Reference for: Nereis   

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