A patronymic from Nereus, applied to his descendants, such as Phocus.
- Ovid. Metamorphoses vii, 685; xiii, 162.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
- Virgil. Aeneid ix, 102.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.