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Metaplasia

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae

Taxonomy
Metaplasia is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Spiriferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ambocoeliinae by Williams et al. (2006).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Metaplasia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Metaplasia Williams et al. p. 1736

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderSpiriferidina
superfamilyAmbocoelioideaGeorge 1931
familyAmbocoeliidae
subfamilyAmbocoeliinae
genusMetaplasia

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