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Heliodiscus

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Heliodiscidae

Taxonomy
Heliodiscus was named by Haeckel (1862) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise R Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Heliodiscidae.

It was assigned to Heliodiscidae by De Wever et al. (2001); and to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Heliodiscus Haeckel
2001Heliodiscus De Wever et al. p. 124
2002Heliodiscus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyHeliodiscidaeHaeckel 1881
genusHeliodiscusHaeckel 1862

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