Species under Metaxia
n= 16
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Metaxia abrupta
(Watson, 1880)
Atlantic Ocean 0.63
Metaxia bacillum
(Issel, 1869)
Mediterranean Sea
Metaxia espinosai
Rolán & Fernández-Garcés, 1992
Western Central Atlantic 0.37
Metaxia exaltata
(Powell, 1930)
Southwest Pacific
Metaxia excelsa
Faber & Moolenbeek, 1991
Western Atlantic 0.6
Metaxia kermadecensis
Marshall, 1977
Southwest Pacific
Metaxia metaxa
(delle Chiaje, 1828)
Atlantic Ocean 0.55
Metaxia metaxae
(Delle Chiaje, 1829)
Mediterranean Sea
Metaxia polynesica
Rehder, 1980
Southeast Pacific
Metaxia prompta
Rolán & Fernández-Garcés, 2008
Western Atlantic 0.41
Metaxia propinqua
Rolán & Fernández-Garcés, 2008
Western Atlantic 0.63
Metaxia propria
Rolán & Fernández-Garcés, 2008
Western Atlantic 0.59
Metaxia rugulosa
(Adams, 1850)
Western Central Atlantic 0.61
Metaxia taeniolata
(Dall, 1889)
Western Central Atlantic 0.4
Metaxia tricarinata
Pease, 1861
Western Central Pacific
Metaxia vicina
(Adams, 1850)
Western Atlantic 0.3
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