Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Gammaridea > Family Stenothoidae > Subfamily Stenothoinae

Metopa Boeck, 1871

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Metopa abyssalis Stephensen, 1931
Metopa aequicornis G.O. Sars, 1879
Metopa affinis Boeck, 1871
Metopa alderi (Bate, 1857)
Metopa boeckii Sars, 1892
Metopa borealis Sars, 1882
Metopa bruzelii (Goës, 1866)
Metopa clypeata (Krøyer, 1842)
Metopa glacialis (Krøyer, 1842)
Metopa groenlandica Hansen, 1888
Metopa invalida Sars, 1892
Metopa latimana Hansen, 1888
Metopa leptocarpa Sars, 1882
Metopa longicornis Boeck, 1871
Metopa norvegica (Liljeborg, 1851)
Metopa palmata Sars, 1892
Metopa propinqua Sars, 1892
Metopa pusilla Sars, 1892
Metopa robusta Sars, 1892
Metopa sinuata Sars, 1892
Metopa solsbergi Schneider, 1884
Metopa spitzbergensis Bruggen, 1907
Metopa tenuimana Gurjanova, 1933
Metopa wiesei Gurjanova, 1933


basis of record

Bellan-Santini, D.; Costello, M.J. (2001). Amphipoda, 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. 295-308

additional source

Lincoln, R.J. (1979). British marine Amphipoda: Gammaridea. British Museum (Natural History): London, UK. ISBN 0-565-00818-8. vi, 658 pp.

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

ITIS database



External Links



Lowry, J. (2014). Metopa Boeck, 1871. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda 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:101764




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