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Metabaltoceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Baltoceratidae

Taxonomy
Metabaltoceras was named by Flower (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi Sepkoski's reference number: 298]. It is not extant. Its type is Metabaltoceras fusiforme.

It was assigned to Baltoceratidae by Flower (1964); and to Ellesmerocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Metabaltoceras Flower p. 108
2002Metabaltoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyBaltoceratidaeKobayashi 1935
genusMetabaltoceras

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