Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Metacoceras medlicottianum

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Tainoceratidae

Taxonomy
Gyroceras medlicottianum was named by Waagen (1879). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Khura, uppermost beds of Middle Productus-limestone, Salt Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate marl in the Wargal Formation of Pakistan.

It was recombined as Metacoceras medlicottianum by Kummel (1953).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

View classification of included taxa

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Gyroceras medlicottianum Waagen p. 65 figs. Pl 6, fig 6
1953Metacoceras medlicottianum Kummel p. 20

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyTrigonoceratoidea(Hyatt 1884)
familyTainoceratidaeHyatt 1883
genusMetacocerasHyatt 1883
speciesmedlicottianum()

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