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Metephippiorthoceras

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Proteoceratidae

Taxonomy
Metephippiorthoceras was named by Zhuravleva (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llde-u Sepkoski's reference number: 524].

It was assigned to Oncoceratida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Proteoceratidae by Teichert et al. (1964) and Kröger et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Metephippiorthoceras Zhuravleva p. 679
1964Metephippiorthoceras Teichert et al. p. 256
2002Metephippiorthoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Metephippiorthoceras Kröger et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthoceratoideaZhuravleva 1994
orderOrthoceridaKuhn 1940
familyProteoceratidae
genusMetephippiorthocerasZhuravleva 1957

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