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Metaldetes

- Archaeocyathidae

Taxonomy
Metaldetes is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Archaeocyathidae by Okulitch (1950); and to Archaeocyathida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Metaldetes Okulitch p. 393
2002Metaldetes Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
RankNameAuthor
familyArchaeocyathidaeTaylor 1910
genusMetaldetes

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