MACROBEL
Long term trends in the macrobenthos of the Belgian Continental Shelf
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Macrobel name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidae [auctt.]

950  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:950)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (spelling variation)
Family
Read, G. (2011). Nereidae [auctt.]. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Taxa used on the Macrobel website at http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/macrobel/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=950 on 2017-12-12

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-11-26 16:53:26Z
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2011-08-27 04:10:53Z
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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]   

additional source Harper, Donald E., Jr. 1979. Nereis (Neanthes) micromma n. sp. (Polychaeta: Nereididae) from the northern Gulf of Mexico with a note on the structure of nereidid palps. Contributions in Marine Science, 22: 91-103.
page(s): 91 [details]   

additional source Johnston, George. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. [book]. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12291
page(s): 143 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

redescription Pettibone, M.H. (1971). Revision of some species referred to Leptonereis, Nicon, and Laeonereis (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 104: 1-53., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/handle/10088/5689
page(s): 1 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Older spellings first stabilised on Nereidae as apparently first used by Blainville (see for example Johnston, 1865), but in current prevailing usage Nereididae is used. Pettibone (1971) appears to have first introduced Nereididae, although without explanation. The change has resulted in some confusion as to which formulation is code 'correct'. See also spelling & etymology note under Nereididae. Harper (1979:91) may be the first subsequent published comment on Pettibone's emendation. He reported in a footnote that he had checked with Pettibone and "the orthographic familial spelling is Nereididae (Pettibone, personal communication), thus the common term is nereidid. Whether this usage will be widely accepted remains to be seen". Under the 4th Edition code of 1999 Pettibone's emendation was not needed (29.5, 29.3) because Art. 29.3.1.1 allows elided 'id' stems, thus the change is not mandatory. However, under the same article the change is kept because it is now in prevailing usage. [details]
 



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