Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Nereidiformia > Family Syllidae > Subfamily Autolytinae > Tribe Procerini > Genus Proceraea

Proceraea prismatica (O.F. Müller, 1776)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ProceraeaEhlers, 1864accepted genus name
Amytis Savigny, 1822 synonym
Autolytus (Regulatus) Imajima, 1966 synonym
Autolytus (Stephanosyllis) Claparède, 1864 synonym
Nereisyllis Blainville, 1828 synonym
Polybostrichus Örsted, 1843 synonym
Polynice Savigny, 1822 synonym
Pterautolytus Ehlers, 1907 synonym
Regulatus Imajima, 1966 synonym
Stephanosyllis Claparède, 1864 synonym

Species group names

Polybostrichus longosetus [auct.] orthographic variant
Amytis prismatica (O.F. Müller, 1776) synonym
Autolytus incertus Malmgren, 1867 synonym
Autolytus prismaticus (O.F. Müller, 1776) synonym
Autolytus trilineatus Berkeley & Berkeley, 1945 synonym
Nereis prismatica O.F. Müller, 1776 synonym
Nereisyllis prismatica (O.F. Müller, 1776) synonym
Polybostrichus longosetosus Örsted, 1843 synonym
Polybostrichus longosetus [auct.] synonym
Proceraea gracilis Verrill, 1874 synonym


basis of record

Bellan, G. (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

additional source

de Kluijver, M.J.; Ingalsuo, S.S.; de Bruyne, R.H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom pp.

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.


Nygren, Arne (2004) Revision of Autolytinae (Syllidae: Polychaeta). Zootaxa, 680: 1-314





External Links

GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Proceraea prismatica (O.F. Müller, 1776). In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131366




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