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Metanephrops motunauensis

Malacostraca - Decapoda - Nephropidae

Taxonomy
Metanephrops motunauensis was named by Jenkins (1972). Its type specimen is zfc 201 CM, an exoskeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Metanephrops motunauensis Jenkins pp. 164-165 figs. text fig. 1A-E
1992Metanephrops motunauensis Feldmann and Keys p. 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMalacostraca()
superorderEucaridaCalman 1904
orderDecapoda
infraorderAstacideaLatreille 1802
superfamilyNephropoideaDana 1852
familyNephropidaeDana 1852
genusMetanephropsJenkins 1972
speciesmotunauensisJenkins 1972

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