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Metorthis

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Plaesiomyidae

Taxonomy
Metorthis is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Metorthinae.

It was assigned to Metorthinae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Orthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Metorthis Williams et al. p. 750
2002Metorthis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyOrthoideaWoodward 1852
familyPlaesiomyidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyMetorthinaeWilliams 1965
genusMetorthis

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