WoRMS taxon details

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

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

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970 (superseded original combination)
marine
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Cod Bay  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Cape Cod Bay [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Low eulittoral to sublittoral, to 200 m depth.  
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...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Known from the east coast of North America (Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey) and Gulf of Mexico.  [details]
Read, G. (2012). Questa trifurcata (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=595341 on 2017-12-13

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta trifurcata Hobson, 1970) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta 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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNontype 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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNontype 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
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]