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Metoptoma recurva

Tergomya - Archinacellida - Metoptomatidae

Taxonomy
Metoptoma recurva was named by Berkey (1898). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Hypseloconus recurvus by Berkey (1898), Knight (1941), Stinchcomb (1980), Stinchcomb (1986) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Metoptoma recurva Whitfield
1882Metoptoma recurva Whitfield p. 196 figs. pl. 3 f. 14-15
1898Metoptoma recurva Berkey p. 61
1898Hypseloconus recurvus Berkey p. 284
1941Hypseloconus recurvus Knight p. 157
1980Hypseloconus recurvus Stinchcomb figs. f. 1.G-H
1986Hypseloconus recurvus Stinchcomb p. 617 figs. f. 4.10
2017Hypseloconus recurvus Wagner p. 3243

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classTergomya
orderArchinacellida()
superfamilyArchinacelloidea()
familyMetoptomatidae
genusMetoptoma
speciesrecurva

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