Copepoda taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetis holothuriae (Edwards, 1891)

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marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Huys, R. (2004). Metis holothuriae (Edwards, 1891). In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2017). World of Copepods database. Accessed at on 2017-12-12

2004-12-21 15:54:05Z

basis of record Huys, R. (2001). Copepoda - Harpacticoida, 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. 268-280 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Suárez-Morales, E., J. W. Fleeger, and P. A. Montagna. (2009). Free-Living Copepoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 841–869 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Statio [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbacola holothuriae Edwards, 1891) Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods. , available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 


Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: endoparasitic in Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga agassizii (Selenka, 1867) [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorナミボウズソコミジンコ  [details]