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Metaperrinites Ruzhencev 1950 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Perrinitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81860

Synonyms: Mapirites Leonova 1983 (no. 93116), Nepirrites Leonova 1983 (no. 93119), Paraperrinites Toumansky 1939 (no. 13814), Ripernites Leonova 1983 (no. 93118), Shuangyangites Liang 1982 (no. 182801), Shyndoceras Leonova 1983 (no. 93117)

Parent taxon: Perrinitidae according to Z. R. Zhou 2017

Sister taxa: Paraperrinitinae, Perrinites, Perrinitinae, Properrinites

Subtaxa: Mapirites latumbilicatus, Metaperrinites cumminsi, Metaperrinites involutus, Metaperrinites ishibashii, Metaperrinites milleri, Metaperrinites obsoletus, Metaperrinites schucherti, Metaperrinites shaiwaensis, Metaperrinites toumanskayae, Metaperrinites vicinus, Nepirrites medius, Paraperrinites subcumminsi, Ripernites pressulus

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Type: Properrinites vicinus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore