Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
|Specimen Records:||49||Public Records:||3|
|Specimens with Sequences:||32||Public Species:||1|
|Specimens with Barcodes:||32||Public BINs:||1|
|Species With Barcodes:||2|
Members of the family Metridiidae are characterised by having a mesogloeal sphincter muscle and by the mesenterial arrangement, with the mesenteries not being divided into macronemes and microcnemes. The acontia typically have microbasic b-mastigophors and microbasic amastigophors, though the latter are not always present in adults.
The following three genera are recognised by the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS):