Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Sedentaria > Infraclass Scolecida > Family Orbiniidae > Genus Questa

Questa caudicirra Hartman, 1966

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

QuestaHartman, 1966accepted genus name


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.

basis of record

Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 214-231

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Giere, Olav W. and Riser, Nathan W. 1981. Questidae - Polychaetes with Oligochaetoid morphology and development. Zoologica Scripta 10: 95-103.

additional source

Fauchald, K., A. Granados-Barba, and V. Solís-Weiss. 2009. Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

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.

additional source

Hobson, Katharine D. 1976. Protoariciella oligobranchia new species (Orbiniidae) and six new records of Orbiniidae, Questidae, and Paraonidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) from British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 54(4): 591-596.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)


WoRMS (2014). Questa caudicirra Hartman, 1966. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:130860




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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