WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta Hobson, 1970

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

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta trifurcata (Hobson, 1970) (type by original designation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta trifurcata (Hobson, 1970) (superseded original combination)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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordescription Questids with serrated capillary setae,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordescription 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. (2012). Novaquesta Hobson, 1970. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157506 on 2017-12-18

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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2012-02-07 20:48:30Z
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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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordescription 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]