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Metacoceras Hyatt 1883 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Tainoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13236

Alternative spelling: Temnocheilus (Metacoceras)

Parent taxon: Tainoceratidae according to S. Niko and R. H. Mapes 2016

Sister taxa: Anoploceras, Anthodiscoceras, Araxonautilus, Arctonautilus, Aulametacoceras, Clavinautilus, Cooperoceras, Encoiloceras, Enoploceras, Eulomacoceras, Germanonautilus, Grumantoceras, Hefengnautilus, Hexagonites, Holconautilus, Lichuanoceras, Lirometacoceras, Meixianlingites, Mojsvaroceras, Neoclavinautilus, Neotainoceras, Nodonautilus, Nodopleuroceras, Paratainoceras, Paratainonautilus, Phaedrysmocheilus, Phloioceras, Pleuronautilus, Pseudometacoceras, Pseudotemnocheilus, Seironautilus, Siamnautilus, Sibyllonautilus, Sinotitanoceras, Tainionautilus, Tainoceras, Tanchiashanites, Tirolonautilus, Trachynautilus

Subtaxa: Metacoceras altilobatum, Metacoceras artiense, Metacoceras baylorense, Metacoceras bituberculatum, Metacoceras bowmani, Metacoceras carinatum, Metacoceras cheneyi, Metacoceras chittidilense, Metacoceras copei, Metacoceras cornutum, Metacoceras dorashamense, Metacoceras dorsoarmatum, Metacoceras dubium, Metacoceras hayi, Metacoceras hunanense, Metacoceras inconspicuum, Metacoceras knighti, Metacoceras kruglovi, Metacoceras medlicottianum, Metacoceras orthogonium, Metacoceras parartiense, Metacoceras sangamonense, Metacoceras subpiszovi, Metacoceras subquadratum, Metacoceras sulciferum, Metacoceras unklesbayi, Metacoceras vagans

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore