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Metacerithium

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Metacerithiidae

Taxonomy
Metacerithium was named by Cossmann (1906) [Sepkoski's age data: K Nc T Than Sepkoski's reference number: 794]. It is the type genus of Metacerithinae.

It was assigned to Metacerithinae by Cossmann (1906); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Metacerithiidae by Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Metacerithium Cossmann p. 22
2002Metacerithium Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Metacerithium Bouchet et al. pp. 108, 248

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyMetacerithiidae(Cossmann 1906)
genusMetacerithiumCossmann 1906

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available