Metadiaptomus spp. 

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
South Africa
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Metadiaptomus capensisVU-IUCN1996South Africa
2. Metadiaptomus purcelliVU-IUCN1996South Africa

Species/Common Names:
Metadiaptomus capensis
Metadiaptomus purcelli

Facts Summary:
Metadiaptomus is a genus of crustaceans of concern and found in the following area(s): South Africa.

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