Nereites MacLeay, 1839
A meandering trace consisting of a central furrow flanked on both sides by regular closely spaced oval or circular lobes, closely spaced, commonly finely striated. Meanders may be densely space and vary in width, shape, and size.
Feeding or grazing trace of a deposit-feeding animal.
Marine, deep marine to lagoonal to deltaic environments. Commonly found on the top surface of thin turbidites in near abyssal plain areas (slope/abyssal) in sand and mud-based media. Reported in lacustrine turbidites (Hu et al., 1998).
Annelid worms, gastropods, or arthropods.
(Seilacher, 1983, 1986)(Devera, 1989)(Rindsberg, 1994)(Uchman, 1995)(Orr, 1995)(Mangano et al., 2000).
Possible preservational variant with Neonereites
Seilacher, 1960 and Scalarituba
Weller, 1899 with Neonereites
as junior synonyms.