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Metacanites

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Prolecanitidae

Taxonomy
Metacanites was named by Schindewolf (1922) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Prolecanitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Prolecanitinae by Korn (2006) and Furnish et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Metacanites Schindewolf
2002Metacanites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Metacanites Korn
2009Metacanites Furnish et al. p. 188

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderProlecanitidaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyProlecanitoidea()
familyProlecanitidae
subfamilyProlecanitinae
genusMetacanitesSchindewolf 1922

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