Platynereis dumerilii   (Audouin & Milne Edwards,  1833) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

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Synonym (s)
Nereis dumerilii Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833 b
Platynereis insolita Gravier, 1899 b
Platynereis insolita Gravier, 1900
Platynereis insolita Gravier, 1902
Platynereis dumerilii Fauvel, 1911
Platynereis dumerilii Fauvel, 1919 b
Platynereis dumerilii Fauvel, 1933 a
Platynereis dumerilii Fauvel, 1933 b
Platynereis dumerili Wesenberg-Lund, 1949
Platynereis insolita Fauvel, 1951 d
Platynereis dumerilii Fauvel, 1957
Platynereis dumerilii Fauvel, 1958
Platynereis dumerilii Hartmann-Schroder, 1960
Platynereis dumerilii Fishelson & Rullier, 1969
Platynereis dumerilii Kiseleva, 1971
Platynereis insolita Ben-Eliahu, 1972 b
Platynereis insolita Hartman, 1974 b
Platynereis dumerilii Mohammad, 1976
Platynereis dumerilii Amoureux et al., 1978
Platynereis insolita Amoureux et al., 1978
Platynereis dumerilii Amoureux, 1983 c
Platynereis insolita Ben-Eliahu, 1991 a
Nereis taurica Grube, 1850
(Subjective synonym)
Platynereis jucunda Kinberg, 1866

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Wehe, T and Fiege, D (2002) Annotated checklist of the polychaete species of the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf Fauna of Arabia 19 7-238 Available at -
  • Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Available at -
  • James, PSBR ; Thomas, PA ; Pillai, CSG and Achari Kumaraswamy, GP (1969) ´╗┐Catalogue of types and of sponges, corals, polychaetes, crabs and echinoderms in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 7 1-66 Available at -

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