WoRMS taxon details

Questa trifurcata (Hobson, 1970)

595341  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:595341)

accepted
Species
Novaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 (superseded original combination)
marine
(ofNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970) 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]   
Type locality contained in Cape Cod Bay  
type locality contained in Cape Cod Bay [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Depth range Low eulittoral to sublittoral, to 200 m depth.  
Depth range Low eulittoral to sublittoral, to 200 m depth. [details]

Distribution Known from the east coast of North America (Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey) and Gulf of Mexico.   
Distribution Known from the east coast of North America (Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey) and Gulf of Mexico.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Questa trifurcata (Hobson, 1970). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=595341 on 2018-04-25
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original description  (ofNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970) 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]   

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 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1998.tb00466.x
page(s): 353-354, figs. 1G, 2G-H, 3H [details]   

additional source  (ofNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970) Uebelacker, Joan M.; Johnson, Paul G. (eds). (1984). Taxonomic guide to the polychaetes of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Final report to the Minerals Management Service, contract 14-12-001-29091. Volumes 1-7, Barry M. Vittor & Associates. Mobile, Alabama., available online at https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/002201750 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970) Fauchald, K.; Granados-Barba, A.; Solís-Weiss, V. (2009). Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in D.L. Felder and D.K. Camp (eds.). Gulf of Mexico. Origin, Waters, and Biota. Volume 1, Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas., available online at http://goo.gl/auMxy9 [details]   

basis of record  (ofNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Nontype ZMH P-23405, P-23406, P-23423, P-23424, locality Maine (Lower intertidal of beaches in eastern Maine, USA: Liberty Point, Crow Creek, and Reid State Park) [details]
Nontype ZMH P-23407, locality New Jersey Shelf (East coast of the USA, off Atlantic City, New Jersey; fine sand at 33 m depth.) [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Low eulittoral to sublittoral, to 200 m depth. [details]

Distribution Known from the east coast of North America (Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey) and Gulf of Mexico.  [details]

Editor'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]

Habitat Low eulittoral to sublittoral, little sorted, ofetn coarse sand, frequently with flocculent debris, to 200 m depth. [details]