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Polychaeta taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuestidae Hartman, 1966 
AphiaID: 904

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbiniidae Hartman, 1942
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta Hartman, 1966 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolecida
Sources  original description Hartman, O. 1966. Quantitive survey of the benthos of San Pedro Basin, southern California. Part II. Final results and conclusions. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions, 19(2): 187-455., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88798#page/221/mode/1up
page(s): 197 [details]

redescription 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]

status source Giere, O.; Ebbe, B.; Erséus, C. 2007. Questa (Annelida, Polychaeta, Orbiniidae) from Pacific regions - new species and reassessment of the genus Periquesta. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 7(4): 304-319, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ode.2007.04.001 [details]

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Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNovaquesta Hobson, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuesta Hartman, 1966
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Erected for Questa Hartman, 1966, which is a genus of superficially oligochaete-like polychaetes with diagnostic aberrant internal features. Now asserted on molecular and other grounds to belong as a sub-group in Orbiniidae. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:904
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2010-03-03 00:50:30Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2012-02-07 20:48:30Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
2012-02-08 20:41:39Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G. (2014). Questidae Hartman, 1966. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database at http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=904 on 2014-09-21