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  Subfamily Cyclopinae

Genus Metacyclops

    Species M. cushae -- North America.
    Species M. gracilis -- North America.
    Species M. aequatorialis
    Species M. agnitus
    Species M. amoenus
    Species M. botosaneanui
    Species M. brauni
    Species M. campestris
    Species M. chelazzii
    Species M. communis
    Species M. concavus
    Species M. curtispinosus
    Species M. dengizicus
    Species M. dentatus
    Species M. denticulatus
    Species M. deserticus
    Species M. dianae
    Species M. exsulis
    Species M. gasparoi
    Species M. geltrudeae
    Species M. grandis
    Species M. grandispinifer
    Species M. hannensis
    Species M. hartmanni
    Species M. hirsutus
    Species M. janstocki
    Species M. laticornis
    Species M. leptopus
    Species M. longimaxillis
    Species M. lusitanus
    Species M. malayicus
    Species M. margaretae
    Species M. mendocinus
    Species M. micropus
    Species M. minutus
    Species M. mortoni
    Species M. mutatus
    Species M. necessarius
    Species M. oraemaris
    Species M. paludicola
    Species M. pectiniatus
    Species M. planus
    Species M. postojnae
    Species M. problematicus
    Species M. prolatus
    Species M. pseudoanceps
    Species M. rudis
    Species M. ryukyuensis
    Species M. somalicus
    Species M. stammeri
    Species M. subaequalis
    Species M. subdolus
    Species M. superincidentis
    Species M. tredecimus
    Species M. trisetosus
    Species M. trispinosus
    Species M. tropicus
    Species M. unacanthus

Taxon Information

The Genus Metacyclops has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Metacyclops, "A large, cosmopolitan genus with no recent revision" (Reid & Williamson, 2010).


  • Reid, J.W. & C.E. Williamson. 2010. Copepoda. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 829-899.

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