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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta trifurcata (Hobson, 1970) 
AphiaID: 595341

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 editorOrbiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta Hartman, 1966
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 (superseded original combination)
Sources  new combination reference 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
page(s): 353-354, figs. 1G, 2G-H, 3H [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
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Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low eulittoral to sublittoral, to 200 m depth. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Known from the east coast of North America (Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey) and Gulf of Mexico.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment The geographic coordinates of the type locality given in the original description were corrected in order to plot it on the map above. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Low eulittoral to sublittoral, little sorted, ofetn coarse sand, frequently with flocculent debris, to 200 m depth. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:595341
Taxonomic
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2012-02-07 20:48:30Z  created  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Questa trifurcata (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=595341 on 2014-07-24
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