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  Family Metidae

Genus Metis

    Species M. jousseaumei -- North America.
    Species M. affinis
    Species M. angulata
    Species M. galapagoensis
    Species M. holothuriae
    Species M. inflata
    Species M. natans
    Species M. pallida
    Species M. reducta
    Species M. sanguinea
    Species M. sarsi
    Species M. veneta

Taxon Information

The Genus Metis 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

  • Metis, brackish and fresh waters of Atlantic Coast [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Metis, "Marine; coastal brackish, fresh waters" (Wilson & Yeatman, 1959).


  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Copepoda. Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 489-517.
  • Wilson, M.S. & H.C. Yeatman. 1959. Free-Living Copepoda. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 735-861.

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