The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: TETRAGNATHIDAE

Gen. Metabus O. P.-Cambridge, 1899 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01387]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Meta C. L. Koch, 1836 by Archer, 1951a: 5; considered a senior synonym of Metargyra F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1903 by Álvarez-Padilla, 2007: 297,

Transferred to other genera:
M. chilensis (Tullgren, 1902) -- see Allende.
M. cordillera (Tullgren, 1902) -- see Allende.
M. echinatus (Tullgren, 1902) -- see Allende.
M. fuscolimbatus (Archer, 1958) -- see Chrysometa.
M. longipes (Nicolet, 1849) -- see Allende.
M. maculatus (Bryant, 1945) -- see Chrysometa.
M. nigrohumeralis (F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1889) -- see Allende.
M. porteri (Simon, 1900) -- see Allende.
M. tortus (Tullgren, 1902) -- see Allende.

In synonymy:
M. gravidus O. P.-Cambridge, 1899 = M. ocellatus (Keyserling, 1864) (Álvarez-Padilla, 2007: 300).

Nomen dubium:
M. fuegianus (Simon, 1902h: 26, j, Chile, originally in Meta, T here by Archer, 1963: 17) -- Álvarez-Padilla, 2007: 300.

mf conacyt Álvarez-Padilla, 2007....................Mexico, Guatemala [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041045]
M. c. Álvarez-Padilla, 2007: 306, f. 15A-H (Dmf).

mf debilis (O. P.-Cambridge, 1889)....................Mexico to Ecuador [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:013914]
Argyroepeira d. O. P.-Cambridge, 1889d: 5, pl. 1, f. 9 (Df).
Argyroepeira d. Keyserling, 1893: 365, pl. 19, f. 272 (f).
Argyroepeira d. O. P.-Cambridge, 1896a: 218, pl. 28, f. 4-5 (f, Dm).
Metargyra d. F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1903a: 444, pl. 42, f. 15-16 (mf).
M. d. Álvarez-Padilla, 2007: 304, f. 13A-H (mf).

mf ebanoverde Álvarez-Padilla, 2007....................Guatemala, Dominican Republic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041046]
M. e. Álvarez-Padilla, 2007: 306, f. 14A-H (Dmf).

mf ocellatus (Keyserling, 1864) *....................Mexico to French Guiana [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:013778]
Tetragnatha ocellata Keyserling, 1864: 149, pl. 7, f. 7-9 (Dmf).
Argyroepeira ocellata Keyserling, 1893: 336, pl. 17, f. 248 (f).
M. gravidus O. P.-Cambridge, 1899a: 299, pl. 37, f. 7 (Df).
Meta gravida F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1903a: 446.
Leucauge ocellata Petrunkevitch, 1911: 356.
Meta gravida Petrunkevitch, 1925a: 109, f. 19-21 (f, Dm).
M. gravidus Nentwig, 1993: 122, f. 141a-c (Tmf from Meta, after Archer, 1951).
M. o. Álvarez-Padilla, 2007: 300, f. 3A-E, 4A-E, 9A-E, 12A-L (Tmf from Leucauge, S).
M. o. Álvarez-Padilla et al., 2009: 138, f. 8c (f).
M. o. Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011: 776, f. 61A-G, 62A-H, 63A-F, 64A-F, 65A-D (mf).