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Metholectypus

Echinoidea - Holectypoida - Holectypidae

Taxonomy
Metholectypus was named by Hawkins (1923) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp , K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 1066].

It was assigned to Holectypidae by Wagner and Durham (1966) and Donovan (1993); and to Holectypoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Metholectypus Hawkins
1966Metholectypus Wagner and Durham p. U444
1993Metholectypus Donovan p. 99
2002Metholectypus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
Life
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
orderHolectypoida
familyHolectypidae
genusMetholectypusHawkins 1923

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