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Metaporinus

Echinoidea - Disasteridae

Taxonomy
Metaporinus is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Echinoidea by Cotteau (1867); to Disasterinae by Jesionek-Szymanska (1963); to Disasteridae by Wagner and Durham (1966); and to Disasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Metaporhinus Cotteau
1963Metaporinus Jesionek-Szymanska p. 384
1966Metaporinus Wagner and Durham p. U527
2002Metaporinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
familyDisasteridae
subfamilyDisasterinaeGras 1848
genusMetaporinus

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