WoRMS name details

Novaquesta Hobson, 1970

157506  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157506)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
Novaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 accepted as Questa trifurcata (Hobson, 1970) (type by original designation)

Species Novaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 accepted as Questa trifurcata (Hobson, 1970) (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hobson, Katharine D. 1970. Novaquesta trifurcata, a new genus and species of the family Questidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 83(17): 191-194., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107535#page/219/mode/1up [details]   
description Questids with serrated capillary setae, bidentate hooks and trifurcate spines with the middle tine shorter and slenderer...  
description Questids with serrated capillary setae, bidentate hooks and trifurcate spines with the middle tine shorter and slenderer than the other; branchiae and anal cirri absent. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Novaquesta Hobson, 1970. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157506 on 2018-05-25
Date
action
by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2012-02-07 20:48:30Z
changed

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original description Hobson, Katharine D. 1970. Novaquesta trifurcata, a new genus and species of the family Questidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 83(17): 191-194., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107535#page/219/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record 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]   

source of synonymy Giere, Olav and Erséus, Christer 1998. A systematic account of the Questidae (Annelida, Polychaeta), with description of new taxa. Zoologica Scripta, 27(4): 345-360, 5 figures, 3 tables., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1998.tb00466.x [details]   
From other sources
description Questids with serrated capillary setae, bidentate hooks and trifurcate spines with the middle tine shorter and slenderer than the other; branchiae and anal cirri absent. [details]