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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta Hobson, 1970 
AphiaID: 157506

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSedentaria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuestidae (Family)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta Hartman, 1966
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuestidae Hartman, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae Hartman, 1942
Sources  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]

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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1998.tb00466.x [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta trifurcata (Hobson, 1970)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157506
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Date   action   by
2005-05-23 07:30:30Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2012-02-07 20:48:30Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Novaquesta Hobson, 1970. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157506 on 2014-08-02
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