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Metaclimacograptus

Pterobranchia - Bireclinata - Normalograptidae

Taxonomy
Metaclimacograptus was named by Bulman and Rickards (1968) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-l S Ldov-u Sepkoski's reference number: 722,1267]. It is not extant. Its type is Diplograptus hughesi.

It was assigned to Graptoloidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Normalograptidae by Melchin et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Metaclimacograptus Bulman and Rickards
1976Lithuanograptus Paskevicius
2002Metaclimacograptus Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Metaclimacograptus Melchin et al. p. 294

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumHemichordataBateson 1885
classPterobranchiaLankester 1877
classGraptolithina(Bronn 1849)
Graptoloida
RankNameAuthor
Eugraptoloida
Reclinata
superorderPanbireclinata
orderBireclinata
infraorderAxonophora(Frech 1897)
infraorderNeograptinaStorch et al. 2011
familyNormalograptidaeStorch and Serpagli 1993
genusMetaclimacograptusBulman and Rickards 1968

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